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Thread: A couple of new attempts

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006

    A couple of new attempts

    This is my first attempt at a couple of new blanks. A snake skin and a shreaded money blank. The snake skin was a challenge. I sure didn't want to mess it up so it took forever to turn. Wasn't quite sure how far down I could take it so left it more hefty than I like them. The money blank was also a challenge getting all of the voids filled. I didn't color the inside of the money blank as recommended. I thought the allusion of maybe a hint of gold in the money would look good. All in all both pens came out OK I guess. Comments are welcome.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Bobby those are a couple of beauties. Well done. Like'em both.
    Bernie W.

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Both of those pens are very cool, Bobby. I like the choice of hardware you used, too.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Nice pens!
    I've never heard of a shredded money blank. Is that homemade or did you purchase it somewhere? Looks real cool!

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