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    Today I indoctrinated a new turner....

    I have a 19 year old granddaughter from Indiana visiting with us. Friday she showed some interest in learning to turn so I suggested pens. Saturday we drove to Spokane and purchased some pen kits and some acrylic blanks.

    Here she is guys...I present Abby with her first pens. She did better with her firsts than I did!

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    Looks like a good time for both of you. Nice job on the pens.
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    Super looking pens Looks like you gave her some good instructions and she sure has natural turning talent to boot great job the both of ya

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    She looks so proud and happy......as she should be. They came out beautiful. This is what it is all about folks....handing down knowledge and values to those younger then us.

    Well done!
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    I'm sure she will remember the day forever. Great job on the pens
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    Way to go Grampa!
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    That's a great heirloom to pass on Ken. Pat on the back to both of ya!
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    Today I indoctrinated a new turner....

    Congrats Ken, & Abby. Very nice pens.

    Unfortunately, what can you do when they show absolutely NO interest at all?

    I will die, and no one will gather any of my knowledge and experience.

    Very sad
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    Ah,,,to live in Paradise!

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    Hoosiers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Way to go Gramps and Abby!!!!!!!!
    Better than the pens are the memories made, they'll outlast those pens by decades!
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