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Artisan Americana Rollerball Pen - Amboyna Burl

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Project by WayneC posted 02-11-2014 07:41 PM 1118 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been quite a while since I posted a project. I completed this last night and thought I would post it. Finished with CA and polished to 16K.

This is the pen kit I used. The finish specific metal finish is Rhodium.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov





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#1 posted 02-11-2014 07:43 PM

mmm love that ambonya burl.

Nicely turned sir.

-- - Terry

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 07:54 PM

Beautiful pen. Nice work, Wayne.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 08:10 PM

very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 08:42 PM

Great wood Wayne.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 02-11-2014 08:43 PM

Nice work Wayne.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#6 posted 02-11-2014 09:42 PM

Very nice, Great Job!!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 09:53 PM

Nicely done, Wayne!
Looks addictive…

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#8 posted 02-11-2014 11:27 PM

Thanks for all of the kind comments.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#9 posted 02-11-2014 11:29 PM

Looks good Wayne. I need to try a pen kit or 12 one of these days.

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#10 posted 02-11-2014 11:55 PM

well done Wayne.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 02-12-2014 01:49 AM

Nice pen Wayne. A gift or for personal consumption?

Interestingly, some how I stumbled upon Nick Offerman site a few minutes ago and perused his slabs for sale. He has some of this wood called Amboyna. Huh, never heard of it before. Now, he is your project. Must be a California tree or sumpin’.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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#12 posted 02-12-2014 01:51 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed Wayne! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#13 posted 02-12-2014 01:58 AM

PURDY! I had to look up the wood as well. Thanks for sharing Wayne.

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 02-12-2014 12:44 PM

Burls look great when used on pens . Sweet looking pen.

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#15 posted 02-12-2014 04:10 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. It is a lovely piece of wood. Lysdexic it is a gift for a co-worker.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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