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Project by Rj posted 2173 days ago 1114 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1st two are Polaris pens 1st one is Cocobolo 2nd is Myrtle with Bloodwood 3rd is a Slimline with Signature wood

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,





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Bigbuck

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#1 posted 2173 days ago

very nice pens

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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savannah505

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#2 posted 2173 days ago

Super job Ron, I was meaning to ask you how you did those. The lines are so clean and crisp. Great work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Napaman

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#3 posted 2173 days ago

wow…as a new pen turner I am humbled!!! does the wood come with the “inlay” (is that what you call it)...or is this done later…

Just amazing…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 2173 days ago

My Friend;

These are absolutely incredible!

Very nicely done.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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trifern

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#5 posted 2173 days ago

Great pens Rj. I like them all, but the one in the middle is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Karson

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#6 posted 2173 days ago

I saw one and thought of the Olyumpic Rings. That would be a challenge.

The look great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2173 days ago

Great pens, I like them

Welcome to lumberjocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 2173 days ago

It’s obvious that we’re all really impressed with your pens—and especially the center one. Can you give us a little information on how you did it?

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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jeanmarc

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#9 posted 2173 days ago

Great pens,Great work.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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FRITZ

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#10 posted 2172 days ago

RJ , see you went to your HAPPY PlACE again and turned out some excellent pens
Thanks Fritz

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Callum Kendall

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#11 posted 2172 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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rikkor

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#12 posted 2172 days ago

These are some fine pens. Great work.

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Rj

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#13 posted 2172 days ago

Thanks all for the Great complements
The process for making the middle pen is actually very easy.(Easyer done than said)
1ST – Start with an approx 3/4”x3/4” by what ever length blank you like.
2ND – Draw 3 lines (or as many lines as you like) from one corner to the opposite corner I spaced mine 1/4” apart, then do the same on the other corner so that the lines cross over each other this will make diamonds in the center of the blank.
3RD – I used a band saw to cut on the 1st set of 3 lines this will make 4 seperate pieces ,Then I used veneer in between the pieces, Glued & clamped them together =Let that side dry.
4Th – Now repeat that process on the other set of lines ,Glue & let dry .
5TH- Drill the hole in your blank AND Voila your ready to turn your pen…... Experiment and have fun !!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Grant Davis

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#14 posted 2171 days ago

WONDERFUL work and very inspiring

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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