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    Handmade Paper Flower Pen
  2. MRDucks2

    2019 Pretty Resin Pen Contest Voting - Final Vote

    Congratulations to the Finalists in the 2019 Pretty Resin Pen Contest Universal Bash Rules indicate the top 10 vote totals will move to the final round of voting. Here are your FINALISTS Vote for 1 pen as the best Pretty Resin Pen Pen A Pen C Pen F Pen G Pen I Pen J Pen K...
  3. MRDucks2

    2019 Pretty Resin Pen Contest Voting - Round #1

    We have a Total Of 16 Entries in the First Year of the Pretty Resin Pen Contest: Great participation by the IAP Members and 16 great pens! This will be first of two (2) rounds of voting, so PICK THREE (3) of your favorites in this round to advance them to the next round of voting. There...
  4. MRDucks2

    2019 Pretty Resin Pen Contest

    Pretty Resin Pen Contest Rules The Pretty Resin Pen Contest is new for 2019 and is not intended to compete with the Slim Line Contest, Advanced Casting Contest or the Segmented Pen Contest. The goal for this contest is for the resin to be the star, which includes those additives which enhance...
  5. MRDucks2

    Test Poll #3

    One more shot before I check with the bosses on how it works. Goal is for single selection, not visible on the results. I have one more button to click.
  6. MRDucks2

    Poll Test #2 Pretty Resin Pen Contest

    We will try a single selection with hidden results for this test.
  7. MRDucks2

    Pretty Resin Pen Poll

    This is a test of the Polling process for the IAP Website
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    First Hybrid Cast Pen

    This was my very first attempt at casting a hybrid blank and I was surprised at how well it turned out. I also realized for big casting molds you need a lot of resin also. View in Gallery this was couple of the...
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    A Cigar pen

    Thanks to Dale Allen who made most of the pen I just helped finish it up at the mpgs. Thank you again for taking your time to do this I truly appreciate it and your demo was amazing as well as the hands on experience I learned that day...
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    My Slow Speed Drying Rack

    Out of everything I have learned and heard from the MPGS to the Hartville meetings and on the forum people have a slow speed drying rack for finishing Mark James was a excellent piece cheap and affordable. This hit me last night or the day before. As a child i played with KNEX that my...
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    Looking for pen kit answers

    My friend asked me if there was a pen kit that was slim but could also be heavy in weight. I know the slimline is the smallest pen kit you can go but for weight wise would tru-stone be on the heavier size. If there is anyone that has any suggestions to different kit and or blank that could...
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    I see your nice pens......I raise you this very FIRST pen and stand I made!

    Less than 2 years ago I set out on a journey to make a new twist pen and pen stand because I couldn't quite find what I was looking in the market. I want it to be machined metal, a bit unique and fun(Yep, I'm a pen fidgeter!) Less than 6 months ago and after countless revisions and...
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    Harley Quinn Pen

    I consider this my first turn to the new year it was 50 degrees the other day and I got excited to go turn and it came out amazing also. This was one of the blanks I got at the mpg last year and looking forward to the next one...
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    Watch Parts Pen

    This was the a pen blank I received from ernie aka EBorraga he was at the pot luck in December at mark james house and he gave me the blank to try cause it was not on par with him I have to say it still is amazingly made and I had fun turning it thanks ernie I used the elegant sierra kit...
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    Another new guy. Need your valuable opinions on pen colors!

    Joining this awesome place to seek some feedback from you fine fellas! I'm a product designer and still pretty old fashioned when it comes to using a pen for sketching and designs. Many in my field moved to digital tool while I go through lots of papers and ink each day. I just finished...
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    First Pen Stone blank

    I bought my first pen stone blank from penn state and plan on using the hourglass pen kit from pen state. I have a few questions about the pen stone. I also bought the right bits they recommended. 1. How hard is the stone to turn and what speed is recommended to turn it at. 2. When...
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    How to add my company logo on Pens

    Hi We turn acrylic pens mostly. I need to add my company logo on the pen I need your support to generate new ideas for placing elegant logo on pens Sreenath Vishnu Kerala-India
  18. jpford

    Feedback on custom fountain pen

    Hey,fellow turners & craftspersons, I'm looking for creative input. I've been asked to craft a fountain pen as a gift for a husband who is a "writing instrument enthusiast" and owns several high-end Mont Blanc & Omas pens... His passionate areas of interests are National Parks, Photography...
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    Particle Board Pen

    Well I had typed in the forum to see if anyone else has done a partical board pen and I did not see anything so I said why not since I did not find anyone on here that has made one. Looks amazing and very hard to turn. I also used embossing powder I found on clearance at my hobby lobby and I...
  20. Woodchipper

    Gift for beginninng pen turner

    I had previously told of my grandson making pens for his parents for their birthdays. My wife came up with an idea for his birthday. Give him a pen kit and blank for a birthday present. I thought this was a great idea. Her best idea was to marry me 45 years ago. Back to penturning- I...
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