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Project by PaulLL posted 191 days ago 427 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Heres a cigar pen, made from Ziricote. pens seem like they should be easy, but I’m finding bowls way easier!





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Tyrah

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#1 posted 190 days ago

I think it looks good. I was having trouble with the barrels on my pens showing tool marks. I bought a Easy Tools roughing tool that has a square carbide head and it works as a scraper and now, no tool marks. May want to try that. I didn’t notice any tool marks on yours, that is just the issue I had with pens.

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PaulLL

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#2 posted 190 days ago

I do have a scraper that I do a light pass with at the end then I sand from 180 to 6000, haven’t had any tool mark problems, but getting the lines to flow nicely and then getting the finish to look really good has been the hard part. Thanks for the tip though

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trees2pens

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#3 posted 189 days ago

Nice finish and I’m the opposite … I find bowls more challenging :-)

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