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I got them back
« on: May 14, 2006, 04:13:31 PM »
This past winter I gave a local wood crafter some pen blanks in exchange for making some pens for me, well I got my pens this week and I an very pleased with the job he did :)



From L to R
Black Ash Burl
Mineral stained Maple
Spaulted Maple
Cherry Burl
Black Ash
Ironwood Burl
Maple Burl
If it can't be nailed or glued then screw it

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Re: I got them back
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2006, 05:40:30 PM »
Very nice pens!  I have been wanting to try making some myself, but never have.

Jim
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Re: I got them back
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2006, 06:27:11 PM »
It looks like you made a good trade.  He did a fine job turning those pens and they are beautiful.
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Re: I got them back
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2006, 07:27:15 PM »
Yup I agree with ya Charlie I came out way ahead on this trade they are some real show pieces  smiley_blue_bounce
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Re: I got them back
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2006, 08:21:19 PM »
Hey pasbuild,

Those are NICE !!

I've never turned pens, but I've seen alot of nice ones and those qualify ;) ;)
Why not just 1 pain free day?

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Re: I got them back
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2006, 08:52:28 PM »
I need to turn some more. Those are really nice ones.

I've got a few ideas up my sleeve for some differant things.
I'll get right on it right after all my other projects  :D
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« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2006, 09:22:23 PM »
Fantastic   8) I particularly like the black ash stripey one.
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2006, 12:40:26 AM »
WOW Beautiful work. 8)
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Re: I got them back
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2006, 03:42:40 PM »
Thayvaaniice 8)



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Re: I got them back
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2007, 10:43:21 AM »
sprucebunny the ash stripey one was cut at a 45 to the grain of the wood, he didn't like ta turn that one because of the end grain but thats what makes the pen.
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« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2007, 03:32:07 PM »
It sure does !!!

It caught my eye again ;D
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Re: I got them back
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2007, 06:34:13 PM »
Caught my eye too. I also like the mineral streak maple. Good trade.
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