LumberJocks

Reply by Bertha

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Pillowed pegs

View Bertha's profile

Bertha

12951 posts in 1410 days


#1 posted 08-27-2012 02:24 PM

Scott, I know a lot of people who use blackwood pen blanks. Way cheaper (and easier to work) than ebony. I turned an ebony pen once and it was pretty nice to work with on the lathe. I’ve got a G & G book if you want me to scan the plug part. I seem to recall them recommending a skew and upward motion with the paring chisel. It pretty much is the same as Shane’s method. I know one guy shapes them on the disc sander.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase