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Forum topic by Gene Howe posted 06-29-2012 05:46 PM 932 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gene Howe

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06-29-2012 05:46 PM

I don’t turn, so a friend is turning a few pens for me. They will be gifts. I’d like to make a case for each of them. Anybody ever make cases for a single pen? Would you be willing to share pictures? I’d like to make them with friction fit lids, if possible.
Thanks, guys.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton


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#1 posted 06-29-2012 05:49 PM

I haven’t done any but I’ve seen a good number of them posted under projects.

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#2 posted 06-29-2012 06:57 PM

try here gene

lots to look thru

http://lumberjocks.com/search_results?cx=016283335483199634424%3A4na88symhay&cof=FORID%3A9&safe=high&q=pen+boxes&sa.x=13&sa.y=10

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 06-29-2012 07:05 PM

Yes several. I do presentation boxes for pens I turn and knives I make. You will have a blast. You are limited only by your imagination. A great way to use up shorts, cut offs and left overs too. Google this and follow Patron’s link for a lot of ideas and you will numerous. Enjoy

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

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#4 posted 06-29-2012 07:19 PM

Sorry Gene. I’m suffering from OFS today. I MEANT to finish with… “and you will find numerous ideas”. Even the commercially made boxes will maybe get your creative juices flowing.

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

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Gene Howe

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#5 posted 06-29-2012 09:57 PM

Thanks a lot, guys!
Someday, I may learn how to navigate this huge site. :-)
Owlcroft’s blog (in the link David provided) was certainly helpful.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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