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Old 09-04-2017, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I've done a few Celtic knots, but had never built up a blank from pieces. Had an alumite scrap from another pen (Racer3770 cast the blank), too short to use for anything else. Brass bands cut from a small sheet and the ends are Makore. Other than patience for the epoxy to dry, the rest actually went better than I expected. Spent the weekend working on my skew skills--definitely helped on this turning.
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Brass is s great touch


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Well done. That is a very attractive pen.

Thank you for sharing.
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That is my favorite segment design - using brass rings to separate segments.
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Fantastic - the brass does its job well "separating yet tying together." Great pen.
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