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#1 posted 03-23-2014 10:59 AM

You can find a lathe that will meet your needs for little or lot of money. Do not forget about turning tools and sharpening supplies. You will also need a pen mandrel & barrel trimmer, sanding and finishing supplies to turn pens. If want to drill pen blanks on the lathe will need a drill chuck, drill press also works. You can use a bench vise or C-clamp to assemble pens many people think you need a pen press.

Depending upon style of pens will find many suppliers with all the gear you want or thing you need.

Berea Hardwoods

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