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Old 06-05-2018, 06:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Our Grandson who lives in Tasmania was recently in Japan and sent us a few mementos of his visit. He prefers dark timber so this blank of Buckeye Burl was just the ticket to say thankyou to him. Sending the pen today. We have 50 GC and GGC, 22 of the former, his older sister is the eldest GC at 42 yrs of sunshine.

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Old 06-05-2018, 08:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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WOW, Peter .... big family !
You must carry a book to help you with all their names !

And I should say that I love the pen !!
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Easy Mal Broadsheet on the notice Board. Chuck in the children ,their different marriages we have 76 of us. Only one daughter and the youngest granddaughter live in our City.

By the way did you like the pen?

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Beautiful pen Peter. Living in Ohio (Buckeye State, but yes Buckeye Burl comes from California/Oregon area), I appreciate the beautiful grain patterns.

I also will second... you are mighty prolific, and blessed! I look forward to Grandchildren.

Be well.
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Old 06-05-2018, 10:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
 
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Peter:
Very nice pen on buckeye.
Like the dip in the body for the clip.
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Beautiful ben...you can never go wrong with Buckeye Burl!
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I love the pen and the first thing that hit my eye after the buckeye burl (beautiful wood) was the notch for the clip ball. I have done that a couple of times but that one looks much better than what I did.

Congratulations on a great family.

The O'Gee-chan and O'Baasan bring back great memories.
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Beautiful Pen Peter,
Magnificent Buck Eye Burl, Splendid Finish,
Love the Clip Recess, Great Idea.
Congratulations, on your Fantastic Family. Just thinking, you would probably need to Hire a Hall, to get them all together at the one time.
Also I can't imagine the size of your Family Photograph Album
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Very nice (fair dinkum, I believe is the term down under) pen. I went back to see what Dieseldoc was saying. Great idea and a change from the same old top and clip. I might use that as a design modification. Thanks for sharing the photo.
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