This is my 5th year commission from a master judge with the Pinto Horse Assoc. of America. These pens will be auctioned for their youth riding programs. All are in deer antler, all have laser engraving of various Pinto Associations. One stand is laser engraved, and one is done with uv ink...
I have a few hybrid blanks and one cholla cactus for sale. $10 each plus ship.
See 'penblanks' in the Vendor Forums.
I also have 3D printed molds for segmented resin casting at my website.
I have a few Hybrid blanks available with Manzanita Burl wood and royal palm resin. Also one, Cholla Cactus part turned to show colors. All are 3/4 x 5-1/4".
$10 each, plus $3.50 shipping for 2 blanks, and $7.00 for 3+ blanks.
Manzanita: A - Emerald Green, B - Emerald Green, C - Paradise...
I have a new series of 3D printed molds for casting with resins. Playing card series, these are setup for Sierra types; but, can be done for the upper barrel of Baron type pens. Available at my web site (penblanks.biz) , $4 each, plus ship cost of $3.50 for up to 6 molds.
I have been busy printing 3D molds and appreciate the orders for my molds.
I have a few more new designs that are available on my website.
Discounts are available for larger quantity orders, so contact me.
I also have a few new colors and a 'glow in the dark'...
I did a demo video of turning a 3d Printed pen barrel. Starts from the printed mold and goes to finished barrel for a Sierra type pen.
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thQrzStslWc
Your comments and questions are certainly welcome.
I have been experimenting with doing a clear barrel. I tried many ideas and all came out badly, not clear at all. This one came out reasonably well. Black segments with brass tube showing. These are not painted lines, they are segment parts. I did overturn it a bit.
I finally decided on what to do with this big fountain pen. The M3 is easy to turn. I wanted to have a high end pen on my web store and this is it. I imagine I will get all kinds of comments about it at my craft shows (4) in April.
A friend on IAP told me years ago that "You can't sell it...
JC Pen Kits
I purchased pen making supplies from a couple of estate sales in the last few months. This was a bulk buy of boxed supplies, wood, kits, pen boxes, etc.
There are more kits, etc. than I can use, so I am selling them at rates similar to to 50+ kit cost or at about 50%+ off...
I bought a Nova DVR 3000 lathe at an estate sale. When I went to pick it up, the lady said the box of chucks, lathe tools, and the "red thing" goes with it. Well, the red thing is a Nova Eccentric Cutting Frame. If anyone knows and more about this tool, let me know.
I am starting to do a view videos for pens and other things. Looking for a simple to use video editor that will allow me to have a title intro page, credits page, and some simple editing to cut out parts of video. I am using both a camera and a gopro for the videos. Any recommendations?
Not pen making; but, I thought I would let you know about another site of interest to me.
My wife put this together over the last couple of months. She has collectable and vintage items of several types. She would welcome your visit.