2020 BASH Slimline Contest ~ Round 2 and final round

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YOU will determine the King of the Slimhill!!

  • Entry 1

    Votes: 28 25.5%
  • Entry 2

    Votes: 19 17.3%
  • Entry 3

    Votes: 25 22.7%
  • Entry 4

    Votes: 56 50.9%
  • Entry 5

    Votes: 25 22.7%
  • Entry 6

    Votes: 30 27.3%
  • Entry 7

    Votes: 42 38.2%
  • Entry 8

    Votes: 32 29.1%
  • Entry 9

    Votes: 15 13.6%
  • Entry 10

    Votes: 15 13.6%

  • Total voters
    110
  • Poll closed .
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Fred Bruche

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Entry 1
Hardware: Gunmetal slimline
Material: Olivewood
Brief description: GluBoost finish

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Fred Bruche

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Entry 2
Hardware: Designer slimline
Material: Four-color opal resin blank from MuttBlanks
Brief description: Black back-painting helps the opal effect of the blank "pop"

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Fred Bruche

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Entry 5
Hardware: Gunmetal twist pen
Material: Spalted maple from my firewood pile
Brief description: Turned cross grain with a CA finish.

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Fred Bruche

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Entry 7
Hardware: Streamline kit
Material: Cocobolo wood
Brief description: Buffed with Tripoli and White Diamond and finished with Renaissance Wax.

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Fred Bruche

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Entry 8
Hardware: Slimline
Material: cellulose acetate (cebloplast)
Brief description: Love the color green-blue of this material. I bought it from EB years ago wish I had bought more. This is the first pen I have made from it.

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Fred Bruche

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Entry 9
Hardware: Streamline titanium premium plating
Material: Amboyna burl
Brief description: Finish Thin CA 20 coats rubbed back to smooth high luster. Highly polished with Micro-gloss polish (1 micron).

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Fred Bruche

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And last but not least

Entry 10
Hardware: Standard Slimline kit with copper accents
Material: Burlwood
Brief description: Finished with CA.

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Fred Bruche

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I just realized I goofed up for the resizing of the second picture for entry #2. The sort side was resized to 800 pixels, making the pen look not as crisp as it was in the original picture. Seems I can't modify the post anymore so here's the updated version.

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Fred Bruche

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We have 90 voters already!!
Keep the votes coming, awesome prizes are destined for your winners

Reminder
First place -Silver pen kit from Silver Pen Kits $100
Second place -Penblanks from Ohio Penworks -$55 and Blanks from JohnU $35
Third place - Prize package from Exotic Blanks -$50

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