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Forum topic by Flemming posted 08-28-2010 01:34 AM 1193 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-28-2010 01:34 AM

I have a friend whom i would like to get a wooden pen for his birthday. he is a writer of sorts and will appreciate something like that. I have seen a lot of fantastic pens on LJ’s but I have been unable so far to find anyone with a website dedicated to wooden pens.

Is there anyone on LJ that has a website where they sell pens, or does anyone by chance know where there is a good online shop for these things?

will appreciate the help :)

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#1 posted 08-28-2010 01:42 AM

LJ Darryl used to sell some of his stoppers and I think his pens also.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-28-2010 02:44 AM

Lots of wooden pens on ebay.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 08-28-2010 02:52 AM

There is an artists site called Etsy where there are many pen sellers.

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#4 posted 08-28-2010 12:06 PM
Perhaps here, if it’s a kit, then you can do the wood yourself, and make it personal.
It’s a Danish site, so you don’t have to pay so much shipment.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 08-28-2010 08:04 PM

Hey Everyone

Thanks for the tips :) I’ll be looking around these places and checking out prices.

Mads – you’re a website encyclopedia! cheers :) I really enjoy looking around hanghoi, because i want to make another knife after I finish a couple of other projects on my list :) making a pen is definitely on my list of things to do.. at the moment though i’ve got a lot on my plate. it wont be so personal a gift i know, but i’m willing to sacrifice that.

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#6 posted 08-28-2010 11:50 PM

I’m guessing you don’t have a lathe. I’d suggest taking a penturning class at your local woodworking store or find a turning club near you. Have you looked for those in Denmark?

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 08-29-2010 01:06 AM

Drop me a pm and i can give you some prices and different woods that i have made up if you are still looking.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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