Franck Muller dial on Abalone

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longbeard

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Haven't showed to many of my watch blanks for awhile, so I figured I'd show my last one I just made.

Franck Muller dial on abalone tubed for the Jr series.
I know that top gear appears to be to high, but it was just the way I was holding it when I took the picture.

Hope ya like it



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Harry
 
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Very beautiful blank set !!!


Not sure that I like watch parts on abalone, however .... just my feedback FWIW !
... too much "high class" at once, IMHO.
 

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Very beautiful blank set !!!


Not sure that I like watch parts on abalone, however .... just my feedback FWIW !
... too much "high class" at once, IMHO.
I don't put as many parts on these as I do my fiber watch blanks.
I know less is more...lol



Harry
 

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Awesome blank there. I am glad you are using abalone as the background. I think you may be the first to do . And that dial is very cool. I am messaging you about one for a Mistral.
 

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Looks great Harry! Love the brass colored gears on the abalone. I did one last year for my MPG contest pen with a mother of pearl watch face. I wasn’t sure how a regular face would look with the color character in the abalone but you pulled it off very nicely. Thanks for sharing! And keep up the great work!
 
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Super sweet!! I've always liked seeing your blanks / pens with your blanks, they are always flawless! There are some "casters" out there that will pass on a flawed blank and say "it just happens", well perfect the craft and it won't happen like you have! I refuse to pass any of my Tru-Card blanks with flaws to a customer....
 

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Super sweet!! I've always liked seeing your blanks / pens with your blanks, they are always flawless! There are some "casters" out there that will pass on a flawed blank and say "it just happens", well perfect the craft and it won't happen like you have! I refuse to pass any of my Tru-Card blanks with flaws to a customer....
Between the Tru-Card™/Tru-Dollar™coin blanks and the Abalone Tru-Quarter™ blanks, I gotta say, these Tru-Muller™ over Abalone are freakin Top-Shelf! We better up our game Patterson:eek::biggrin:
 

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Abalone has been used many times before. It is not new guys so easy does it. :smile:The blank looks real nice and the combination watch face is a good match.
 

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Abalone has been used many times before. It is not new guys so easy does it. :smile:The blank looks real nice and the combination watch face is a good match.
I’m pretty sure everyone is discussing the face on the abalone, Not just abalone on a blank. I for one haven’t seen that and I think it looks awesome but carry on
 

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Not sure if I am am getting trolled or not but Seamus of all people you should know a few that used them.

Here is John's that he mentioned.

http://www.penturners.org/forum/attachments/f13/162589d1491876043-some-my-favs-abalone-geers-pods-feathers-abalone-watch-1.jpg

Dale has been doing these for some time and actually was the first I saw do them. www.facebook.com/groups/912138418808644/


Scroll through his work.
http://www.penturners.org/forum/member.php?u=17991
opusmechan.com
www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2150757321821471&set=pcb.1756875787668232&type=3&theater&ifg=1
 
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jttheclockman

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Great job Harry, even if a few try to bring you down. I still think you’re good. Carry on. I’m glad you taught me.
Get this straight right here fella I in no way was bringing him down. All I did was say that it has been done before because you and others have not seen one or thought you have not. That was all I said. I think his blank is superb and love the combination. Will look great on a nice highend pen.
 
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