Ode to a Vacumatic - International Association of Penturners
     International Association of Penturners
Pens for Service Members
Support The IAP

Go Back   International Association of Penturners > Community Forums > Show Off Your Pens!
  Forgot Password
Register FAQ Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Show Off Your Pens! Let's see your best work!

Logged on members can hide ads!

Welcome to penturners.org!

You've found the home of The International Association of Penturners. You are currently viewing our site as a guest, which gives you limited access to view discussions, photos, and library articles.

Consider joining our community today. You'll have full access to all of our content, be able to enter our contests, find local chapters near you, and post your questions and share your experience with our members all over the world.

Membership is completely free!!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2008, 07:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
BRobbins629's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Richmond, VA, USA.
Posts: 3,885
Photos: 49

Default Ode to a Vacumatic

My version of a vacumatic blank with a clip tribute to Parker. Home brew PR resin sliced too many times to count, with hand fabricated sterling silver fittings. All comments welcome.


BRobbins629 is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: CT, USA.
Posts: 1,663
Photos: 36


Fabulous! I love the vintage look!
South Windsor, CT
holmqer is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
Activities Manager Emeritus
wdcav1952's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.
Posts: 8,992
Photos: 6


Holy Toledo, Bruce, are your eyes permanently crossed?!?!?

That is a clever segmentation. Great work!!
William "Cav" Cavanaugh
Susquehanna Valley, PA
“One of the consequences of such notions as "entitlements" is that people who have contributed nothing to society feel that society owes them something, apparently just for being nice enough to grace us with their presence.”
Thomas Sowell, PhD
wdcav1952 is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
desertyellow's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA.
Posts: 1,260
Photos: 0


Excellent work
Las Vegas

Good, Better, Best...Never let it rest
Until your Good is Better and your better is Best!
desertyellow is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Buchanan,Georgia USA
Posts: 3,338
Photos: 262


That is just way too cool................Excellent job.

Perry Bridges
Some folk have something to say,others have to say something.
papaturner is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Costa Rica
Photos: 105


Bruce, WOW
BTW I tried to count the segments but ran out of fingers.
Now I'm just one of the Guys. If your looking for the best merchandise at the best price's and service visit Niels and Debbie at

OKLAHOMAN is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 07:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
VisExp's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Palm Coast, FL, USA.
Posts: 2,745
Photos: 157


Bruce, that looks beautiful! I still aspire to building some kitless pens and seeing work like this really motivates me.

Syzygy Pens * My Blog * Zambezi Exotics
"When you come to the edge of all the light you know, and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly."
VisExp is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 08:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
dntrost's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: N. Myrtle Beach South Carolina
Posts: 901
Photos: 16


I have to just agree with the rest that is really something...Great job
North Myrtle Beach
I still have a few dollars left so why not buy more pen crap!
dntrost is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 08:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
cowjelly's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Jeffersonville, IN, USA.
Posts: 34
Photos: 0


That is very nice! Well worth the effort..
cowjelly is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Old 09-10-2008, 09:24 PM   #10 (permalink)
thewishman's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA.
Posts: 7,968
Photos: 0


Great job! The fittings are nicely subdued to let the segmenting draw the eye. Top shelf!

Non Impedite Raditioni Cogitationis.
(Unencumbered by the thought process.)
Tom and Ray Magliozzi
thewishman is offline   Reply With Quote Top
Related Content
Logged on members can hide ads


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0

Content Copyright © 2003-2019 by Penturners.org, LLC; All Rights Reserved
Terms Of Service   Acceptable Use Policy