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Project by cajunpen posted 03-09-2014 02:54 AM 824 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve seen a few of these on YouTube and noticed that Dale had several listed on his Etsy site, so I went a bought a 1/8” x 6” drill bit today and set out to make one. I got this one a little thicker that I would have liked to (at the bottom, where you hold it to write with) but I will get it perfected next time. These are pretty easy to make, once you get the set-up figured out. It’s a cheap pen – all you need is a scrap of wood about 3/4” square by 8” long and a Bic Pen – you pull the refill out of the Bic pen and insert it into the pen that you turned. Whole pen costs less than a Dollar to make.

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





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Karson

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#1 posted 03-09-2014 03:00 AM

Great job Bill

-- 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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#2 posted 03-09-2014 03:00 AM

Nice looking. Hope you sell dozens of them.

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

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 03-09-2014 03:01 AM

Sure a different style from what I’m use to seeing from you, but all the same in a quality piece. Sounds like something I can do. I may have to try this. Thanks Bill.

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

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#4 posted 03-09-2014 03:55 AM

neat idea

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 03-09-2014 05:35 AM

That is really cool. Great ideal and great job buddy

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Roger

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 12:43 PM

Very nice Bill. Much more affordable for folks.

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

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#7 posted 03-09-2014 02:04 PM

Nicely done. I have thought about doing some of these as a lower price point. May have to work it out.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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luv2learn

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#8 posted 03-09-2014 03:49 PM

Way to dress up a Bic Bill.

-- 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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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 03-09-2014 05:09 PM

A refreshing idea in pen turning—congratulations.

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

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#10 posted 03-09-2014 08:04 PM

Cool!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 03-10-2014 12:28 AM

i really like this, great wood and a nice user of a pen…really nice

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

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woodtickgreg

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#12 posted 03-10-2014 10:17 PM

Now that’s just cool, and cheap too!

-- wood tick tools for turners by woodtickgreg @ woodbarter.com

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#13 posted 03-10-2014 10:23 PM

Very Nice. I tried looking for cheap refills. Anyone know a source?

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

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