Monthly Archives: November 2011

More Pens

I now have a full set of pens, some of which have found homes already. I also have an order for one, which is a first for me. It’s becoming quite addictive all this. Such a shame I have to … Continue reading

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A quiet Sunday

Back to the shed today to make a pen for t’missus. I made the holdy-bit end a bit thicker to make it easier to hold with her arthritis. I also managed this one without the mistakes in the previous attempt. … Continue reading

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A Pen from the shed

Yesterday, I made my first pen. A walnut blank from a pack of five I bought from the bay of E, and a Planet pen kit later – and this was the result. I made one or three beginners mistooks … Continue reading

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Not much progress

Well, the weekend gone was a washout in terms of turning. I did however manage to decorate hall, stair & landing, and lay a new stair carpet. I made a DIY pen mandrel, which will be put through its paces … Continue reading

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