|Project by GaryL||posted 03-11-2014 11:27 AM||1016 views||0 times favorited||8 comments|
Became a little stir crazy after sitting around nursing my shoulder. My wife had people at work that wanted some pens so I went to work. Made the arm a bit sore but was not bad.
Experimented with a couple different finishes. CA, lacquer, waterborne, and walnut oil with a friction polish. I was happy with most but the waterborne (a floor finish a had) required to many coats. Probably won’t do that again but it did keep the padauk a little more on the orange side. We’ll see. Maybe spray it next time rather than wipe it on.
About half of these are sold and I have another batch made up with some nicer woods. Need to get pics of those still. Getting an order ready with Timberbits for another go round.
Has anyone else dealt with Timberbits? This is my first order with them. Hard to believe, better prices and free shipping from Australia. Getting blanks and kits.
-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.