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OK, guys this is probably my last post before Christmas. I say these pens on the Peen State website and just had to make a few for some of my hunter friends. the pen barrels are oak, butternut, and walnut. They are finished with EEE-Ultra Shine and two coats of Shellawax.

Have a great Christmas season everyone. See you on the other side.

-- 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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woodshaver

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#1 posted 219 days ago

Your pens look terrific Lee! I like them all!

Merry Christmas, stay safe! See you in the New Year!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 219 days ago

Very nice pens, Lee!!..............Merry Christmas, Jim

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

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MABFwTx

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#3 posted 219 days ago

Nice Pens Lee. How are you finding the time to do all these projects?
Merry Christmas. Mike and Deb

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 219 days ago

Great job and Im sure the hunters will LOVE them

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

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BusterB

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#5 posted 219 days ago

L2L- Sweet project ye ole master of the lathe…. Nicejob buddy

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 219 days ago

Lee, those are great looking pens. I’m waiting for PSI to send me a replacement bit for the kit that they sell and I’ve got 4 more to turn. Unfortunately the defective bit messed me up getting them ready for Christmas.

Your pens should be very well received.

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

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 219 days ago

Great work and very fitting for hunting buddies. One question Lee, do you think the EEE ultra shine has a strong protective finish that lasts?

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

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luv2learn

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#8 posted 219 days ago

Thanks all for the kind words.

Dave, I just started using the EEE ultra shine so I can’t comment on the durability of the finish. It is a friction polish so I’m thinking it should penetrate to wood OK.

-- 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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OakHill

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#9 posted 219 days ago

Very nice looking pens! Great Job.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Roger

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#10 posted 219 days ago

Your hunting buds will luv em. Nicely done.

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

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Dave Dufour

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#11 posted 218 days ago

They look great, got to make one of those for a hunter friend of mine.

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 218 days ago

what is the name of that particular pen kit? I like them very much and will look them up .Thanks for posting Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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HuckD

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#13 posted 218 days ago

Nice pens, Lee. Pen turning is kind of addicting isn’t it? Merry Christmas!

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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luv2learn

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#14 posted 218 days ago

Thanks for all the kind words guys. These pens are easy to make.

To Scotsman here is a link to the Penn State website Look for the 3 bolt action pen kit starter package in their catalog for $42.75. Beware, you have to supply your own turning blanks.

-- 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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lanwater

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#15 posted 218 days ago

I have a thing for bolt action pens.
Those are definitely nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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