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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Brooklin ON -- 45 mins. NE of Toronto, ON

    For the pen turners

    This pen turning hobby is an addiction that is difficult to kick. You bowl turners can relate I'm sure.

    Here's a few of my latest pens!

    Attachment 24609
    Olympia in Bloodwood & Black Titanium
    Attachment 24610
    Round Top Europeans in Stabilized Dyes assorted Burls
    Attachment 24611
    Fat Cigar in White Corian & Titanium Gold. Would this make a nice wedding pen for signing the marriage licence?
    Attachment 24612
    Pacifica Fishers of Men in Bloodwood, Holly, & Bethlehem Olive Wood, 10K Gold
    Attachment 24613
    Olympia in Honey Locust with a Curly Bubinga centre band in Black Titanium
    Attachment 24614
    And lastly a Round Top European in Curly Bubinga, no centre band in Titanium Gold.

    Your comments and/or questions are encouraged.
    Mack C. in Brooklin ON
    It feels great to sell a pen,
    It feels even greater to give one to a friend!

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    Your absence won't make a difference!

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV

    That's a nice collection you have there.

    I really like the one with the bubinga Center band!

    Well Done...
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Those are beauties Mark. I also like that one with the bubinga center band. Looks classy.
    Bernie W.

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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    I like them all, but the stands are pretty good as well.
    Best regards,

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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Yeah, I'd say you're hooked. Great-looking batch of pens, Mack.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Great work Mack!! Glad your hooked.
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Beautiful pens Mack. You are too much competition, guess I'll stick to exploding bowls.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Nice pens... I make a few, but am beginning to cut back as they don't sell well right now here in TN...

    I particularly like the Pacifica Fisher's of Men... haven't made that particular kit, but have done a number of the Tapa Pacifica and the Pacifica Petroglyphs.
    Tellico Plains, TN
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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Kirkintilloch, Scotland.
    I'm not addicted yet but looking at your pens is maybe going to push me to do more.
    "Every day's a school day"

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