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nev

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two pens I made this week from wood kindly donated by other forum members =D>

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sycamore (thank you Rich)

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little purse pen in (slightly) spalted english lacewood (cheers Dodge)
I'm just about getting the hang of the skew with small stuff :D
 

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I really like the Sycamore one, very elegant. Not a fan of 'fat' pens but each to their own and the wood is lovely.

Mick
 

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I'm with you on the 'fat' pens Mick, but they both look good and the grain in both is supurb with a lovely finish.

Well done Nev! Hang on in there with the skew. It is the most versatile tool between centres me-thinks. I curse it too sometimes :shock:

Since I joined this forum I have been very impressed with the generousity of the members and it just gets better!

I reckon that if we were to run this world of ours, sorted! No more problems!
 

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Excellent, both. I have an odd attraction for pens (mainly fountain) so I am predisposed to like a nice pen. I also agree the number of forum members here who have given me things, helped me learn (a recent one-to-one tuition in the art of the skew in wood-turning for example).
Re pens, used for writing. Are they becoming an anachronism to go the way of slide rules, say?
 

nev

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MickCheese":2ad0cbph said:
I really like the Sycamore one, very elegant. Not a fan of 'fat' pens but each to their own and the wood is lovely.

Mick

not so much as fat, but short - the ronnie corbett of the pen world :)
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and if anyone can id the nobbly one....? its one of the blanks that came in the pen making kit and smelt a bit like slightly burnt caramel when turning :?
 

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Really like the sycamore one with the chrome fittings, good choice.
 
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