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Got a set of 4 of these pens This one is antique brass the wood is either cocobolo or bocote from Jim Jakosh. I am keeping this one and have 2 more sold.
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#1 posted 01-23-2014 11:37 PM
Bocote has yellow and black stripes. That what the pen looks like and Cocobolo is a lot darker.
Great looking pen.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware email@example.com †
#2 posted 01-24-2014 12:26 AM
Thank you Karson
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#3 posted 01-24-2014 05:07 AM
good lookinn pen!I agree with Karson I believe its Cocobolo too. Nice grain selection.I have 3 bolt actions that I am hoping to find homes for when I am done with them.
-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts
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#4 posted 01-24-2014 04:38 PM
Nice. Can the bolt be mounted on the other side with that kit?
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#5 posted 01-24-2014 07:36 PM
I don’t believe so because they have a screw cap for the stylus and a regular cap.
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#6 posted 01-26-2014 11:33 PM
Yes, that’s definitely Cocobolo. A very nice looking writing tool.
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#7 posted 02-03-2014 12:02 AM
Sweet pen, Rick!!
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