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Old 03-13-2018, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Black Palm Scales

Black Palm Scales on Maple by Kenneth Wines that I turned and finished with 6 coats of MINWAX Clear Satin Polyurethane using my Dipping Method to get that wood feel.
I find using a Gloss finish on wood makes it look and feel too much like the plastic look that you get with a CA finish.
Dressed up on a Black Titanium / Platinum Elegant Beauty Sierra frame.

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Old 03-13-2018, 10:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Awesome pen.
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Beautiful pen, beautiful blank and I agree with your finishing comments. Excellent job.

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STUNNING! Iím extremely impressed one could cut black palm so precisely, even with a laser, and not have cracked pieces. Very well done.

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Very nice job, pen look excellent!
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Old 03-13-2018, 05:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Very attractive !!!

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Beautiful work and the finish is perfect.
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Old 03-13-2018, 09:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Agreed with everyone! Beautiful Work!

Could you possibly do a tutorial on this? It is a masterpiece!
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Old 03-14-2018, 06:27 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Very impressive! Nice work.
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