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mu

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Hi, I would show you some pens realized from the same type kit













Some kinds of woods like cherry, boxwood and maple, the 5th was hand planed.

Let me know what you think, specially defects or what you dislike :lol:

Thankyou, Leo.
 

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Nothing wrong with your workman ship but on a personnel note I'm not keen on the shape of the third one but thats just me lots of people like shapped pens also I'm not a lover of the kit I tried them a few years ago and I think the clip lets them down but again thats a personel thing as I have already said nothing wrong with your workman ship they look well turned and finished well done
 

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The green and wetter end of the M4.
they look good. a constant 'curve' and the correct size at the ends. my favourite would be the banded one (no.4) the others are a little too 'fat' for my tastes. that said, the last one with the two tone wood looks 'right', and its one of the larger ones. go figure!
 

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Thanks for your opinion, I'm really pleased.

Woodie, I'm in the group of people who don't like the shape like the third but on the lathe I fell in this error... one of the first pen I gave :lol:

Nev, I like the "fat" pen, honestly the red one is too much. I did not want to remove too much wood because of its beauty but the result is an uncomfortable pen. Lesson learned.

Thank you again, Leo.
 

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hi bit to thick for my liking, as others have said before they look nice,well finished , the important bit is what do you think about them =D>
 

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I like no4 the best too.

The kit, personally, i think that ones goes better with acrylics, especially the more feminine purples and such.

Not keen on the waisted one, perhaps if it were waisted in the middle might look better?

Good work though, they look nicely finished.
 

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Thankyou pip and Hitch.

The fourth is the result of a small crack at the end of the blank, so I added two pieces of wood with contrasting color... beginner's luck :lol:
 

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Two more pens testing wood burning, the first in laburnum copied from a book, the second maple inspired from maori tattoos.







 

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Love them both but the design on the second one is outstanding still not keen on the kit but that dont take anything from your craftsmanship well done
 

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Thankyou Wood and Matt.

I used a pyrograph and a lot of patience :lol:
 

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Another one but i promise that's the last one.











In this pen partially turned and sculpted I've tried to simulate the shape of a crumpled tissue but is not good as I wanted. Despite the apparence is not uncomfortable, not for write a lot but it works.

Ciao!
 

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