03-07-2021, 03:10 AM
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With the temperatures going up again, I can spend some time in the shed without freezing my fingers off... so I fired up the lathe this weekend and made my second ever pen.

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Slimline kit, spectra-ply blank, sanded to 600, sanding sealer, and friction polish. Total time approximately two hours, including preparing the blank and assembly. Great fun, and sits well in my hand.

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Alongside my first pen for comparison.

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 03-07-2021, 03:47 AM
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  • Wolf
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They are pretty, that's good entertainment. 
Thanks for showing.

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 03-07-2021, 04:25 AM
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Nice work, Hans.

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 03-07-2021, 07:20 AM
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  • chazt
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Hans, those are really good looking. You turn a helluva pen!

Really glad to see you posting Smile

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 03-07-2021, 07:49 AM
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Very nice, Hans.  Thumbsup

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 03-08-2021, 11:38 AM
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Beautiful Hans!

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 03-09-2021, 08:43 AM
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  • RyznRio
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I really like the slim waist, reminds me of me about 40 years ago.

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