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Old 11-30-2010, 06:06 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I would also add that you can save yourself a bunch of money and work, go to some store and buy some cheap dowels and practice on them. I would say that easily maybe one or 2 out of the first 10 or 15 came out even passable for a pen for myself, wife or kids, nothing I would sell or gift to anyone, and many a time was spent taking off a failed CA try and starting over again, just because of the work already put into the blank or it being a nice piece of wood. A bad CA try on a cheap scrap of dowel can be tossed in the trash as a lesson learned, and not a nice blank ruined...
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