I made this one out of Manzanita Burl cast in green resin, which barely comes through in the the 'eyes' of the the burl wood. I really like the shape of this pen. I wasn't sure about the double twist mechanism after reading about the possibility of marking up pockets (turning too far to...
Most of my pen kits come from Penn State. I'm pleased with the quality of most of them, particularly the Majestic Squire which I love.
However, the Cigar Pen kits I purchase from Penn State seem to either feel loose after I assemble them, or squeak a bit, or just don't feel solid.
This was my second attempt with a six ring. The first ended tragically with a sever case of CA glue disease. The pen was made from northern Indiana mystery wood with a Padauk knot. I was happy with my workmanship but not so happy with the pen. I saw this knot in the wood before I started and...
Greetings from Virginia!
I never had a lathe until a friend recently gave me a 1955 Shopsmith. I fixed it up, replaced all the bearings and made a few other modifications and am now learning to turn. Pens seemed like an obvious first choice.
Here is a picture of 2 of my first 4 pens. They...
This is my entry for the penmakers challenge that Dennis (Soligen) is running in the advanced penmakers forum . If you haven't checked it out , you should . Make a pen and join in the fun .
It is a kitless cigar pen . It's made with some Mesquite and a cigar tube and transmission . I got the...
"WENT FISHING" in my pond caught a koi fish decided to skin it and put it on a Cigar pen.
the top portion of the pen was done with Brazilian Cherry wood/lower Koi fish skin Burgundy!!!
All comments are welcome !!!:rolleyes:
This is a cigar pen done in one of corians new colors called (juniper)
I am going to try to upload a couple pics one of which will have a couple pieces of the color sitting behind the pen.
Thanks for looking.
Simple Cigar Pen
No bells and whistles
I thought the combination turned out really well
so I figured I would see what everyone else thinks.
This pen is made from one of Formicas new colors called (Gold Nugget)