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Forum topic by cebfish posted 11-21-2011 01:02 AM 1244 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-21-2011 01:02 AM

I have 10 copper pen kits i don’t like i would like some ideas as to what kind of wood looks good with these kits.I have not found any thing that looks good. I was wondering if they coud be painted a diifferent color any help

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#1 posted 11-21-2011 02:17 AM

Use gun bluing on them and turn them black and use them with maple!

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#2 posted 11-21-2011 11:16 PM

Return them to where you purchased them and buy something you like :)

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 12:36 AM

Take some light acidic fruit like lemons and place the parts in it. The copper will patina into that nice green color. Use a penny first to find out how long it will take for it to turn the color you want.

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#4 posted 11-28-2011 05:34 AM

I have used some Corian and acrylic with nice results I also like the look of curly mesquite with copper

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