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Old 06-18-2017, 12:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Norfolk Pine on Shakespeare Rollerball Pen

Norfolk Pine on Shakespeare rollerball Pen with metal inlay in a fine check in the orange knots that make this wood one of my absolute faves!!

Finish is CA.
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Old 06-18-2017, 12:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Lovely figuration in the wood and a beautiful finish 👍👍

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Old 06-18-2017, 05:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Another beauty.
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Old 06-18-2017, 07:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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A beauty, wood and hardware marriage is perfect!
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Old 06-19-2017, 11:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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The warm hues of the Norfolk Pine are beautiful! I vaguely remembered turning a NFP pen when I first started turning, so I looked back in the archives and came up with a photo. Its colors look like most of the NFP blanks I've come across and I'm wondering why yours is so much richer in color? I'd love to get my hands on a similar blank!

I don't recall seeing a Shakespeare rollerball before and I like its clean lines and finish. I went looking to buy one online and couldn't find any in stock. Apparently it's not sold in the US.

Nice job on that pen! It may be more unique than you think!
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Old 06-19-2017, 11:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Very nice. Great looking wood and a very nice finish.
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:58 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Glorious Pen Stephen.
Beautiful Norfolk Island Pine Blank, I Love the Metal Inlay to secure the Knot Kernel, Many a Dentist would be Proud of that.
Spectacular Combination of the Shakespeare Hardware, and the Superbly Fitted and Finished Blank,
Turn that special piece of Timber you have been keeping.
Enjoy it for its true beauty.
Why leave it for others to enjoy without you?

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Old 06-21-2017, 10:14 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Looks nice of the front page, Stephen
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Old 06-22-2017, 01:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Very nice pen. Congrats on the front page! I need to try one of those kits sometime.
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Old 06-22-2017, 01:48 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Hey, Stephen !! . Your pen shows nicely on the Home Page !!!! . Congrats !!

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