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A Cigar pen & 2 more 5.66 mm Pencils
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I seem to be on the small project kits lately. I guess I’m making Christmas gifts. Here is a Cigar Pen and a couple more of the 5.66 mm Pencils that I have recently turned. The pen is Cocobolo and the pencils are Cherry Burl and Maple Burl. After using my first pencil in the shop for the past week – I have become of huge fan of the 5.66 mm pencils. They are great for marking stock.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-05-2013 09:54 PM

I really like the wood on the middle one. Great work.

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 12-05-2013 09:56 PM

NICE…..the cherry burl is beautiful!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Karson

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#3 posted 12-05-2013 10:13 PM

Nice looking. I could come to like the smaller pencil lead also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 12-05-2013 10:16 PM

Those are beautiful Bill. I wish I was into turning the pencils. I think that is a great idea and you have the satisfaction of using something that you made. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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luv2learn

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#5 posted 12-05-2013 10:31 PM

Great job on the pens Bill. I think I will take your advise and try the 5.66 mm Pencil kit.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 12-06-2013 12:39 AM

These look great. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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longgone

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#7 posted 12-06-2013 04:23 AM

Great looking pen and pencils Bill.. I have at least a dozen of #5 and #9 pencils in my shop. Both sizes have their uses. I could never go back to a standard pencil that is constantly in need of sharpening.

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 12-06-2013 04:32 AM

Very nicely done and very attractive pens.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Roger

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#9 posted 12-09-2013 02:08 PM

These are all very nice. The shop pencils are gr8 marking tools in the shop when fine lines are not needed.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 12-10-2013 05:40 PM

They all look fantastic. Like the gorgeous blanks and the finish is awesome. Great job!

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