Another Parting Gift

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Project by clieb91 posted 10-16-2013 11:43 PM 938 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The long time photographer at my park has decided to retire and move away. I thought it once again appropriate that he get to take a little bit of the place with him. This pen was made from wood at the park, and I turned it larger with a center band from a refrigerator pen kit. The clip is an open style from woodturner’s catalog. The finish is my standard friction polish ; I have been very happy as of late with some of the finishes I have been getting with the friction polish due to my use on another project I have been doing.

Thanks for looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 11:57 PM

Really nice job on this piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-17-2013 12:07 AM

Really nice job!! I have a question…Yes, I’m strange… this is how my brain works….I saw the title of your post and couldn’t help but ask, if you gave away your lathe parting tool, would it also be a “parting gift”?...hahaha, I crack myself up sometimes…my wife just calls me a dork.

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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#3 posted 10-17-2013 12:17 AM

Thanks Guys..
WW yes, Yes I suppose it would… lol


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 12:41 PM

Nice pen.

-- Tony, Oakdale, NY,

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