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Old 08-06-2018, 08:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hate to toss away some stabilized knife handle scraps and had an itch to make a pen. The wood is desert ironwood in the center with black ash burl and black G10 spacer material. The pen is sitting on top of some future knife handle material,desert ironwood Burl. Thanks for looking.

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Very nice use of scraps!!....and a sharp looking pen too!
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Hate to toss away some stabilized knife handle scraps and had an itch to make a pen. The wood is desert ironwood in the center with black ash burl and black G10 spacer material. The pen is sitting on top of some future knife handle material,desert ironwood Burl. Thanks for looking.

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What a great idea!!! I have an old oil quarter drum full of cutoffs. Most of them are Curly Koa and they would all make great spacers. Thanks for sharing.
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Sweet! I don't think I've ever seen a Segmented wood bolt action. Nice work Mike!
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Very nice Mike!
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Well done, good looking pen and a great use of left overs.
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Just a minor nit I noticed while looking .... Why is the one black spacer towards the bullet end of the pen thicker than the other three? Beyond that, gorgeous wood grain in your selection, and beautiful fit and finish... :)
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