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Forum topic by loiblb posted 10-23-2016 02:28 PM 549 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-23-2016 02:28 PM

I have been turning a few pens. Just up to 5 now. The trouble is now that is all I have been doing in the shop.
I need to be doing more common task like building cabinets.

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#1 posted 10-23-2016 02:41 PM

Welcome to the vortex!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 10-23-2016 02:58 PM

Just turn some pens into drawer and door pulls for the cabinets and you can tell yourself you are working on building cabinets.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#3 posted 10-23-2016 03:46 PM

Pen turning is a slippery slope. Once you head down it, it is hard to stop the journey. They are fun, easy and marketable. Now build a small chest-cabinet-box to display them in. Have fun, work safely and good luck!

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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