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Old 10-08-2017, 06:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Colored pencils - "Never Again Project"

Okay, that looks easy. Everyone is doing colored pencils. Just glue some together, drill, glue, turn. Right?...

That was one of those "I had to do it once, but never again" projects. Heck, I still have second 2" Sierra blank, might never turn it.

Glueing... That was fun! (not)
Blowouts on drilling... Easy fix - just glue two pieces together, redrill. Repeat until succeed.

But turning, oh my. No matter what I did, what tools used, how sharp they were - pencils just flew off. The only thing that worked - grinding with a Dremel on a lathe. Half a year to finish that project:)

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Old 10-08-2017, 06:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I really like the contrast of the colored lead and black.
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I like it - very nice.
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Good looking pen. I also tried to do one, and it was a disaster. Will not be trying again.
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Looks like it was worth the trouble. Great pen.
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I think that's the best one I've seen yet! I really like the black...

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Old 10-08-2017, 10:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Looks great, in a few months you will forget the trouble and turn the other blank.
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Old 10-08-2017, 10:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Wowsa, that's a sharp looking pen.
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Old 10-08-2017, 10:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Best looking colored pencil pen I have seen so far.

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Old 10-09-2017, 12:17 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Nice job! Looks great.
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