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Old 01-11-2019, 07:16 AM   #21 (permalink)
 
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That SHOULD have been kept for a `Pretty wood pen` contest !
I will second this remark. Great job on the finish.
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:46 AM   #22 (permalink)
 
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What I love about this pen so much is one half has the burl, with the other half with straighter grain. The dark strip going between those sections makes it really pop. Excellent execution!
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Love the figure in this wood. Just beautiful.


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Beautiful wood grain pattern on this piece. It reminds me of the thermal pools in Yellowstone. Very Nice!!!
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Very Nice !! Interesting contrast in the wood.
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Thanks for all the kind words. I’ll ask the guy who gave me the wood if he has more; if so I’ll share.
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Magnificent Pen Mark,
You Certainly won with the gift of that Apricot Burl, regardless of what restorative work you had to do. It is Stunning.
Great Work with the Turning, Restoration, and Finish. Truly Beautiful and Masterful!
I would see if he had anymore, but then again I am Greedy.
Congratulations, my friend.
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