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Old 10-07-2018, 04:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Noot17 View Post
Looks good! My second pen was purple heart for my wife as well.

Super glue (CA) is a good finish option, too, because it gets shiny and is very durable. It takes a while to figure out the technique though.

Mark James used poly on a pen he made for me in a PITH one time, which I liked because it shows more of the texture of the wood. I still need to try it out for myself though...

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That's cool! Yea I may try a ca finish one day but I really do prefer the nice wood finish. I use wipeon poly alot and may try it on a pen one day. The only downfall to poly is the cure times.
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