First Cut .. Pen Making

January 03

Here’s a few images of a couple of pens from my new lathe. The top pen is a Manhattan style made with a wood called “Bubinga”. The lower pen is a Cuban style made from certified Olive wood from Palestine.

I’ve made about 6-7 pens so far. A few from Acrylic and a few in wood. I’ve torn up and ruined more blanks than I want to admit. Just too aggressive with the gouge and chisel.

I’ll update the site with additional images as I turn more pens and pencils. I’m having lots of fun creating and designing custom writing instruments so far. See ya soon!

Posted by on January 3, 2015 in Mike's Daily Ramblings

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