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10 Best Places For Woodturners Selling Pens

10 Best Places For Woodturners Selling Pens

Some ask me how I got into selling pens while at craft shows and websites. My personal journey started as a woodworker and then progressed to turn pens and sell them. Within, this article the best place to sell pens for a woodturner. There are two routes to go either the internet or local fairs, …

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DIY Advent Calendars 17 Ideas

DIY Advent Calendars: 17 Ideas

Remember when the season of Advent involved finding a numbered door and opening it to reveal a small Christmas related picture? Or perhaps you had the advent candle wreath or garland as a tradition in your household or a daily candy fix. The advent calendar is a twentieth-century innovation (1971 for Cadbury’s first chocolate calendar), but in the …

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Finishing & Polishing Wooden Pens The Best Finish

Finishing & Polishing Wooden Pens The Best Finish

So you made a few pens but what or how to finish wood pens? Pen finishing techniques will be what sets your pen apart from the rest, the art of polishing wooden pens. If the pen is for yourself or your family the pen finishing techniques, you use won’t be so much of a problem. You can …

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How To Make 3 Segmented Pen Blanks

How To Make 3 Segmented Pen Blanks

Well, I’m back with more to say about making segmented blanks. Since the last blog among all the other segmented pen work, I think two ballpoints stand out. The first segmented pen is a hybrid. Although it’s an easy segmented pen design it, needs a little effort in making it but so does anything worth …

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Segmented Barber Pole Pen

Making A Barber Pole Design Pen

Before, making your barber pole design pen the block needs making. Select two contrasting kinds of material, preference is Sapele and sycamore or maple. Rip on your table saw for 6mm for bands in your design. These will appear larger when cutting at an angle for segmented pen designs. 32mm high, length depends on the …

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Should The Wood Be Left Natural Or Treated

Should The Wood Be Left Natural Or Treated

Wenge pens should the wood be left natural or treated?. Wood naturally beautiful and preference to select pieces for colour, grain, or figure in these pen designs or any other wooden crafts.Sometimes though this is not always possible such as on this fountain pen. The Wenge wood used comes from central Africa. Wenge a beautiful dark colour with chocolate …

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