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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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#1 posted 08-23-2008 04:27 AM
Looking good, Todd.
Nice project, thanks for sharing!
-- Ryno http://shawsheenwoodworks.com
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#2 posted 08-23-2008 04:32 AM
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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#3 posted 08-23-2008 04:43 AM
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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#4 posted 08-23-2008 07:03 AM
Nice looking pen, never heard of that wood before. Nice job.
-- Glenn, New Mexico
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#5 posted 08-23-2008 04:30 PM
it looks lovely!! and how long will this stay in your possession?
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#6 posted 08-24-2008 03:21 AM
If it walks away it’ll give me an excuse to make another.
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#7 posted 08-24-2008 03:35 AM
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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#8 posted 08-24-2008 04:27 AM
that is very cool!!!!!!!
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#9 posted 08-24-2008 07:43 AM
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
#10 posted 08-25-2008 01:32 PM
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.phpHope this helps,
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#11 posted 08-25-2008 01:43 PM
another one: http://www.woodturningz.com/SlimlinePenKits.aspx
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#12 posted 08-27-2008 12:02 AM
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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#13 posted 08-28-2008 10:51 PM
Thanks for the post
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