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I did manage to get out of the hammock for a bit, so, Nuttin fancy, just some pens and bracelet helpers for my sister and friends. Yellowheart, Redheart, Bicote w/stylus w/gun metal, Honduran Rosewood w/stylus w/chrome, Yucatan Rosewood w/rosegold, and Zebrawood. Thnx for lookin in. Any and all comments, good/bad/ugly, always welcome.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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#1 posted 02-21-2014 12:46 AM

That’s sum good looking pens and bracelet helpers you got there!!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 12:46 AM

Always great work Roger. Give yourself a double scoop of ice cream for these.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 02-21-2014 12:49 AM

Roger, you are a woodworking machine!
I think you get out of the hammock more than you let on.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#4 posted 02-21-2014 12:56 AM

A great collection Roger

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

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#5 posted 02-21-2014 12:58 AM

Roger some great looking pen and bracelet helpers ,love that zebra wood one the best ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 02-21-2014 12:59 AM

these look pretty good, except i do see a sag in one of them…i think its called hammockomania…it can be corrected with a strong vice…something cold ..something with a long neck…. red koolaid..:)

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 02-21-2014 12:59 AM

Nice looking turnings, but what are bracelet helpers?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 02-21-2014 01:11 AM

Roger…I heard rumors lately that you set up an overhead lathe system that could be used while relaxicating in your hammock. I guess it’s true. Nice pens… and helpers of the bracelets…whatever that is…I like the ones with the stylus because it comes in handy when using those credit card scanners at the shows. I have a cheapo plastic stylus from office depot and is much mo better than using the fingers.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 02-21-2014 01:47 AM

Does your hammock have a ski on the bottom, Roger? ;)

These are truly lovely! I still love my seam ripper that I got from you. I use it with my needlework and think of you each time I use it.

Keep up the good work!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 02-21-2014 01:58 AM

What a good bro’ to help your sis and friends out! Nothing like a little lathe work to get the sleep out of your eyes. Nice pens and helpers.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#11 posted 02-21-2014 02:18 AM

Some nice work there Roger! Looking good!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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jaykaypur

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#12 posted 02-21-2014 02:24 AM

Back in the day, I used to have a shorter version of them there bracelet helpers, but I called it a r…. c… ! LOL Good job on these.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 02-21-2014 03:09 AM

I’m going to show my ignorance, Roger. I’ll join Hillbilly Shooter in asking…...what are bracelet helpers.

Have you done any “stylus”.......the thing that you use on your iphone or iPad and other modern day gadgets. I’m sure your connections will help you find something to use as the little rubber tips that they use. One of those fancy turnings of yours would sure turn heads….sorry about the wording.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#14 posted 02-21-2014 03:09 AM

You deserve to go back in the hammock after making these. Nicely done Roger.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#15 posted 02-21-2014 04:25 AM

Nice work Roger….With all the ice cream comments I read on all your project posts I’m surprised that there isn’t ice cream scoops with beautifully turned wooden handles flying off your lathe…..

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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