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    My first acrylic pen

    best pics I could get
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails bed 053 (Medium).jpg   bed 059 (Medium).jpg  

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    Allen
    Thats pretty nice..
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    Allen that is a pretty pen for sure. Well done.
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    way to go allen!
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    the pen kit is a designer black titanium from PSI.

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    Very nice. How did you like turning the acrylic?
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    I have so little experience with turning, and only maybe a dozen pens, it didnt feel that much different, used a small skew, took very little off at a time.
    truth is, my wife warned me if I touch a piece of wood today she was going to punish me(hey, she treats me like Im 8, even though I act like IM 12), so I didnt touch any wood. Got antsy, needed some shop time, the floor guys are making my adrenalin flow, all those pneumatic hammers popping off and theres nothing like the smell of maple in the morning.
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    Looks good!...Did you buy or make the blank?
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    Allen,
    Very nice, I bet the wife snaps this one for herself.

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    I purchased this blank at the woodworking show I attended at the Bethpage Restoration Village this past year.
    I come across pieces of acrylic from signs and things, Im just not sure if they are cut correctly or the right type of acrylic(if there is a right type) for pen turning.
    I believe the 2 acrylic blanks I bought were around 1.50 each.
    The pen kits were 10% less than PSIs catalog.

    My daughter saw it and thats that. I still dont have a pen I made, only the first one, the white oak slimline that I didnt put much finish on.

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