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Old 03-05-2019, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Buck eye burl never ceases to amaze and impress me. I wanted a buck eye pen and just grabbed a blank from a large shopping bag of blanks. The more I turned it the better it looked. After CA glue it looked pretty darn pretty and I decided to share it. No matter how you turn it you find some figure worth examining more. I had the Nikon out so a Bethlehem olivewood and a copper rhino plastic with the copper kit came along for the ride.

It has been six weeks since surgery and I still feel like someone drives over me every day with their truck. It improves, but s l o w l y. Watch those steaks, cheeseburgers and I’ll do the same. Praise Lipitor.
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Not a Sierra fan..but you just made me one! Nice work.
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Old 03-05-2019, 04:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Nice work, Mark !!

Keep getting better !!
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Blazing saddles beautiful pens mate. Fantastic use of materials and choices.

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Love those burls. Great looking pens. Well done.
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Nice.


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All 3 are nice, but you're right about that buckeye!! On most blanks i can find a place for the clip, but every now and then--i just don't want to cover any part of the wood...this is one of those!!
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Beauties, all of them.


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Well done Mark. The Buckeye is as awesome as described.
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Never not share buckeye burl! My favorite!

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