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Old 07-05-2017, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Went kitless for 2017 and loving it.

So after really getting my feet wet in 2016, I quickly decided that my goal would be to create full kitless pens. It took me longer than expected to acquire all the necessary tools, but once I had them, I got right to it. These are all 100% handmade with an entry level wood lathe and hand tools, from rounding blanks, to drilling and tapping all the connections. Beall 3 stage lathe buffer for final polishing acrylics.
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Very nice! I really like the squared off designs.
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I've been contemplating going kitless for a while now. These are inspiring. Thanks for sharing.


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George,

Beautiful work and thank you for the inspiration.
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Very impressive George! You have been quite busy.
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WowQ! I'm really in love with that wood and green colored one in the original post. If I wanted to make something like that where would I start? I dont even know what kind of tools you need for something like that.

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WowQ! I'm really in love with that wood and green colored one in the original post. If I wanted to make something like that where would I start? I dont even know what kind of tools you need for something like that.

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Start watching this guys videos on youtube. that will give you the basic idea of making a kitless pen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DQna36uThA
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WowQ! I'm really in love with that wood and green colored one in the original post. If I wanted to make something like that where would I start? I dont even know what kind of tools you need for something like that.



Thanks for any and all help.


Start watching this guys videos on youtube. that will give you the basic idea of making a kitless pen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DQna36uThA



Check out this guy in India , very low tech

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