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Box elder Burl...I like it!...and others.....

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Project by GaryL posted 03-16-2014 02:32 PM 581 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece of stabilized box elder burl came with one of the starter pen kits I purchased from PSI. Put it with a Rhodium Big Ben Cigar kit.
The next one is ambrosia maple with another cigar kit
Then a Compson with heartwood ambrosia.
Finally a 30cal bullet kit with zebrawood.
I have more but don’t want to bore you with the so so ones.
I have a local store now carrying my pens on a very reasonable consignment. They have 20 of them now and I need to grab them some night to get pics of those before they sell (thinking optimistically!).
Have some nice ones in that bunch.
Still have about thirty kits or so in the shop, so have to get busy….and hope they sell.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.





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Moosesman

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#1 posted 03-16-2014 09:03 PM

Good lookin pens. Like the figure in them all.

-- Danny, kentucky

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GaryL

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#2 posted 03-17-2014 01:09 PM

Thanks Moosesman. Trying to step up my game in the quality of wood.

Wow…259 views and only one comment…....Is my ugly mug that repulsive..lol

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 03-17-2014 01:18 PM

That pen is elegant. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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GaryL

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#4 posted 03-17-2014 01:27 PM

Thanks Charles. I hope your shop is coming along. I’m sure you have most of your equipment set up by now.
You should post an update. I know you said the last blog would be the last but I would love to your shop all set up.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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Thewoodman2000

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#5 posted 03-17-2014 03:02 PM

Nice group of pens. You should post the ones you have before they sell. I don’t think you need to be optimistic if they show the same quality as these ones you have here.
CA finish?

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

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Roger

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#6 posted 03-18-2014 01:25 AM

Fine looking writing instruments.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 03-18-2014 08:16 PM

Outstanding. I love ‘em all!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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GaryL

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#8 posted 03-20-2014 12:40 AM

Thanks guys.
Yes these have a CA finish.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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