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Project by ToddO posted 08-23-2008 03:25 AM 933 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 08-23-2008 04:27 AM

Looking good, Todd.

Nice project, thanks for sharing!

-- Ryno

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trifern

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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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scottb

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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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Bigbuck

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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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MsDebbieP

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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)

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ToddO

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#6 posted 08-24-2008 03:21 AM

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 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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Napaman

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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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SCOTSMAN

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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

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ToddO

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#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.php
Hope this helps,

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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rikkor

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#11 posted 08-25-2008 01:43 PM

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MarkWilk

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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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Callum Kendall

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#13 posted 08-28-2008 10:51 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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