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Project by ToddO posted 08-23-2008 03:25 AM 1039 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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#1 posted 08-23-2008 04:27 AM

Looking good, Todd.

Nice project, thanks for sharing!

-- Ryno

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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 -- --

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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 (

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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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#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

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#10 posted 08-25-2008 01:32 PM

Thank you all for the comments, Scotsman I bought the kit at: They have a lot of nice pen kits you might also look at another cool site is
Hope this helps,

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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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,

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

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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