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Project by Roger posted 12-21-2013 12:47 AM 1102 views 0 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mostly Bolt Action pens turned with white and black Ebony, Cocobolo, and 2 with Walnut & Oak. A few acrylic for the U.K. and U of L fan. A couple o letter openers made of Cherry and Oak, and one designer pen made of Paduak with a satin kit. Thnx for the looks, comments, good/bad/ugly are appreciated. HoHoHo… :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 01:05 AM

Hey Roger, those are some really nice looking pen’s you made. Nice letter openers too!
Merry Christmas to you and yours!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 01:09 AM

Exceptional work sir

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 12-21-2013 01:13 AM

Real nice set of pens there , Roger…er…... Santa!!!

Also nice professional letter openers!!

Merry Christmas , my friend!!.....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 12-21-2013 01:16 AM

Nice work and will make great gifts for someone. Love those letter openers too !

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

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hunter71

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#5 posted 12-21-2013 01:20 AM

They will fit in stockings very well. nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 12-21-2013 01:32 AM

Cool looking pens Roger. I really like the letter openers. Outstanding work. Too late to use them to write to Santa. LOL.

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 12-21-2013 01:40 AM

Great looking pens—I especially like the Ebony. Also, nice letter openers. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 12-21-2013 01:44 AM

Looks like a Multi Gun Salute to me! :)

Beautiful work!

Somehow, I can just see & hear the word ATTENTION!
... then seeing all of those Gun Pens Stand Straight UP
... waiting for their next Order.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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lew

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#9 posted 12-21-2013 01:57 AM

You have been one busy turner!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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kdc68

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#10 posted 12-21-2013 02:05 AM

Phenomenal job as always Roger. Merry Christmas to you and yours

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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greg48

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#11 posted 12-21-2013 02:11 AM

Nice work Roger. Especially like the looks of that Ebony (that wasn’t to subtle was it?). Reviewing your work to date I can only presume that you have a large family and cadre of friends that are writers. Merry Christmas to you and yours and have a prosperous and productive New Year.

-- Greg, No. Cal.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#12 posted 12-21-2013 02:20 AM

Beautiful work, my friend! I always love seeing what you are up to. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Handtooler

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#13 posted 12-21-2013 02:24 AM

Great pens, and I’m sure the recepients will cherrish them. I am particularly fond of the last straight Padauk one as the size and straight lines would preform nicely in my normal grip. The letter openers are also wonderful. Not being negative with these questions as I’ve never seen or held one of these, but I aks. As far as the bullet design does the bolt handle have to be positioned in a particular attitude in order to scribe comfortably, and does it present a problem inserting it into your pocket to carry?

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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rickf16

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#14 posted 12-21-2013 03:22 AM

Pens are always a nice gift. Great job! Love the bolt actions!

-- Rick

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#15 posted 12-21-2013 04:43 AM

As everyone else has said Roger…those are mighty fine looking pens.

Sure to make anyone want to write mo’ words.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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