Tag Archives: Turned Pen

Organisation and a Half

I’ve been working at trying to tidy my work spaces, which has not been easy. All of the cabinets are rammed with various bits & bobs, so getting stuff squared away has been difficult. The first back wall panorama didn’t … Continue reading

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A Quick Pen

I had some work to be getting on with indoors this weekend, and had to do a bit of clearing up in the shed. Once all that was done, and the grass had been cut, there wasn’t much time left … Continue reading

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Out and about

I actually got some turning done this weekend. I’m slowly getting back to normal, nearly one year on since my original injury. If someone had told me how long this would take to heal, I would probably not have believed … Continue reading

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G’day new pens

All the way from Australia, these stylus pen kits make a great gift for any touch screen user. This one is elm, and finish as ever is CA glue and polished with beeswax. I also got a new chainsaw this … Continue reading

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The “Celtic Knot” jig MKI

The problem I had with the celtic knot pens was holding the pen blank in the same position every time. To get around this, I built this rather simple jig from a bit of phenolic plywood. The jig was to … Continue reading

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Celtic knot cutting jig MKI I had the afternoon off yesterday to enjoy the sunshine. Being Scotland, that could very well be the Summer. As well as sitting out on the deck chair, I also knocked up a jig for … Continue reading

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Get knotted

Having seen many turnings using a “celtic knot” in the design, I decided I wanted a piece of the action. Using my trusty table saw and general purpose blade, I decided to try cutting the drifts in a maple pen … Continue reading

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