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Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Marines1407
I got it from eBay. The seller has many...

I got it from eBay. The seller has many meteorites. Collectors will sometimes cut a portion of a meteorite to send away for classification, display, or study. This is the dust generated from the...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-11-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Marines1407
The dust is from the Campo Del Cielo iron...

The dust is from the Campo Del Cielo iron meteorite. It fell between 4000 to 5000 years ago and discovered in 1576. It is the heaviest known meteorite.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-10-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Marines1407
Meteorite Pen

This is a pen made from meteorite dust. The dust comes from cutting the meteorites for classification, study, or display. I cast it in polyurethane. I think this is the first pen of its type. Correct...
Forum: Penturning 01-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Marines1407
I built my own molds. There are not many tube-in...

I built my own molds. There are not many tube-in casting molds available.
Forum: Penturning 01-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,167
Posted By Marines1407
It is an elusive question. What should I charge...

It is an elusive question. What should I charge for my pens? How much is artwork worth? It is almost 100% subjective. I have a day job, I also have a business degree. Pen turning for me is a hobby...
Forum: Penturning 01-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Marines1407
Yes, it can be repaired

You can remove the finial if you have a disassembly kit. Take one of the rods that is slightly smaller than the inside diameter. Remove the plunger and insert the rod about 1/4 inch into the back of...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 01-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Marines1407
Thanks

Thanks all. The knowledge needed to create it came from IAP.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 01-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Marines1407
First pen of 2014

107074

Fountain pen with my own cast carbon fiber blank.
Forum: Casual Conversation 01-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Marines1407
Pen Turning Magazine, its time.

Hello all,

I know I am new to the hobby (right at a year) and I have not posted much to IAP but I think pen making should have its own published magazine. I think the articles in the library are...
Forum: Blank Making 01-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Marines1407
Thanks for that advise. I will try those next...

Thanks for that advise. I will try those next time I cast. I will let you know how it turned out.
Forum: Blank Making 01-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Marines1407
8 or 9

8 or 9
Forum: Blank Making 01-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By Marines1407
I recently made a meteorite dust pen blank. It...

I recently made a meteorite dust pen blank. It has meteorite dust on the brass tube. It is 7mm and I have not turned it yet so I do not know how it will look.
Forum: Blank Making 01-03-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Marines1407
Help with winter casting

Hello all,

I am having trouble getting my blanks to cure in the cold weather. During the summer my blanks would cure over night. Now they take days to cure. Should I have done a lot of casting...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-19-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Marines1407
Great Pen

Every pen posted is a big deal to us.

Check out the bolt action pen from PSI. Its the perfect pen for us gun-toting Marines. :biggrin:

Semper Fi
Forum: Casual Conversation 06-30-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,117
Posted By Marines1407
Lathe

TurnCrafter Commander 10 inch variable speed from PSI.
Forum: Tennessee & Northern Alabama 06-30-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,304
Posted By Marines1407
Pen pics

Here are a few pics per your requests. Go easy on me, I have only been turning since January. The first one is a closed-end Slimline with an M3 Damascus band. The second one is a majestic Jr. in M3...
Forum: Tennessee & Northern Alabama 06-25-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,304
Posted By Marines1407
Hello Everyone, I'm new

Hello everyone, my name is Branden. I started turning pens back in February. I made my first few slimlines and everyone said I was like a "duck on water" Since then I have turned hundreds of pens and...
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 06-15-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,420
Posted By Marines1407
Thanks

Thank you all for the valuable information. I have begun to plan my pen and researched some tools needed. Hopefully soon I will have a picture of the finished pen.
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 06-14-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,420
Posted By Marines1407
Kitless pen, tools required?

Hello all, I am a new member to IAP and this is my first post. I have been turning kit pens since January and I have made many different types of pens. I have recently begun to cast my own blanks for...
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