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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

    Mack's Knot

    Dressed in a Sierra Chjrome Click.
    This another one of the blanks I received from Mack C as a result of trading for some pen kits.

    The knot is made from sandwiched pickguard that Mack got from Lyle Walden (lwalden) on IAP, and is available as well from many of the US pen kit suppliers. This particular sandwich comes in many colours and is .0935" th. X 1" w X 5" L.

    I finished with 6 coats of CA Only.
    As always comments and or suggestions appreciated.
    Thanks for looking.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Sierra Click and Celtic Knot (Medium).JPG   Sierra Click with Celtic Knot (Medium).JPG  
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Les that is a classy pen. Knot and finish look great.
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  3. #3
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    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    I have the video on how to do that, but your a better man than I...great looking pen
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  4. #4
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    Sep 2007
    Central (upstate) NY
    Very nice! How do you apply the CA as a finish? For that matter, in this context is CA still cyanoacrylate (i.e. superglue)?

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    Oct 2006
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    Very nice indeed!
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Brooklin ON -- 45 mins. NE of Toronto, ON
    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Kosmowski View Post
    Very nice! How do you apply the CA as a finish? For that matter, in this context is CA still cyanoacrylate (i.e. superglue)?
    Hi Mark; Not Les, but I'm sure he won't mind me answering for him.

    Yes CA, as in what you said!

    Go here and see William do it!
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  7. #7
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    Oct 2008
    Kea'au Hawaii. Just down the road from Hilo town!
    Another great pen Les! and thanks Mack for posting the tutorial

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