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Project by ToddO posted 2151 days ago 886 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making pens for everyone else I decided to make one for myself. The wood is Che-Chen with a couple of coats of HUT Crystal Coat friction finish.

-- Todd, Richfield MN





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ryno101

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#1 posted 2151 days ago

Looking good, Todd.

Nice project, thanks for sharing!

-- Ryno

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trifern

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#2 posted 2151 days ago

Very nice looking pen. Hang on tight to this one so it doesn’t walk away. Thanks for sharing Todd.

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

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scottb

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#3 posted 2151 days ago

thats a very handsome pen. hold on tight… all mine seem to find new homes ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 2151 days ago

Nice looking pen, never heard of that wood before. Nice job.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2150 days ago

it looks lovely!!
and how long will this stay in your possession?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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ToddO

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#6 posted 2150 days ago

If it walks away it’ll give me an excuse to make another.

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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brianinpa

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#7 posted 2150 days ago

Very nice pen. One of these days I am going to go into the pen business. The thing that keeps me from doing them now is that I know I will not be able to keep one for myself.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Napaman

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#8 posted 2150 days ago

that is very cool!!!!!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 2150 days ago

the hardware is very upmarket showing off the beauty of the turning.Would you mind saying where you got it.It doesn’t look run of the mill would like that one myself.

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

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ToddO

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#10 posted 2148 days ago

Thank you all for the comments, Scotsman I bought the kit at: http://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/ They have a lot of nice pen kits you might also look at http://www.pennstateind.com/ another cool site is http://www.woodturningonline.com/index.php
Hope this helps,

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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rikkor

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#11 posted 2148 days ago

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MarkWilk

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#12 posted 2147 days ago

Love that majestic kit. Good work on the pen. The wood looks rich and lusterous. Great finish.

I think I have to turn one for myself, now, too!

-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/

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Callum Kendall

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#13 posted 2145 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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