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Project by cajunpen posted 155 days ago 1000 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, this is the forth attempt and I finally got a decent Celtic Knot pen. The pen is the Cigar style (my favorite), the materials are Cocobolo and Maple. Now that I’ve accomplished it I will probably make a few more for gifts, but won’t make too many more. I don’t think people will be willing to pay the extra money for all of the effort it takes to make one. I do see some nice little boxes and some Rolling Pins with the Celtic Knot in my future though.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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knotheadswoodshed

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#1 posted 155 days ago

looks great!

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com

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Alongiron

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#2 posted 155 days ago

I wish I had your talent to do that! Amazing Awesome and inspiring!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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Box

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#3 posted 155 days ago

Exceptionally nice Bill…Have you figures out how much you would have to sell it foe to be a worth while project?

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Ronald G Campbell

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#4 posted 155 days ago

Very well done. Like it a lot

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 155 days ago

Nice job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 155 days ago

Congratulations on your perseverance—it has certainly paid off with this outstanding piece.

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 155 days ago

1st, that is one nice knot and pen. Alright Bill. So, how’d you wind up doing it? Thnx in advance.

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

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Donna Menke

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#8 posted 155 days ago

That is superb, Bill, very, very nice. I wish I had a pen like that. What was the secret to your success.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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DonnellDesigns

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#9 posted 155 days ago

That is one beautiful pen, Bill. We’ll done!

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 155 days ago

Bill, That came out way better than “decent”. Looks great from here!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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cajunpen

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#11 posted 155 days ago

Thanks everyone for the kind words – I am quite happy the way it turned out.

Roger and Donna – it was actually pretty easy once I found this Tutorial by Bill Young. I followed it exactly and it worked out perfectly.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 155 days ago

Your patients paid off. It’s a perfect looking knot. Good work.

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

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luv2learn

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#13 posted 155 days ago

Success, congratulations Bill on the beautiful pen.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 155 days ago

Practice makes perfect!! You have one outstanding pen!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Thewoodman2000

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#15 posted 155 days ago

What a grand pen you have made!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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