Matching Amazing Wood with Simple Metal

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Hey All

I just finished This weeks Pen and I thought I'd show it off.

It is Golden Amboyna Burl paired with Atrax Fountain Pen hardware and coated with 10 coats of Cyanoacrylate.

Am I the only one who likes amazing quilted
Wood paired with simple metal components? I just love the combination of simple metal and outrageous wood. Don't get me wrong, I still love complex and intricate pen hardware, but there is something beautiful about complex wood with simple adornments.

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“Pen Turning on the Rock”
 
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DrD

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Out of sight! Love the wood! I'm glad you are showing us an Atrax pen; the kit never "moved" me, but now I'm going to get a few and get to work. As I said in a post to Mark James, understated pens, without all the "frue-frue" are what I like. Let the wood/plastic do the talking, and not be detracted from by gaudy components.
 

WriteON

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Hey All

I just finished This weeks Pen and I thought I'd show it off.

It is Golden Amboyna Burl paired with Atrax Fountain Pen hardware and coated with 10 coats of Cyanoacrylate.

Am I the only one who likes amazing quilted
Wood paired with simple metal components? I just love the combination of simple metal and outrageous wood. Don't get me wrong, I still love complex and intricate pen hardware, but there is something beautiful about complex wood with simple adornments.

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“Pen Turning on the Rock”
That is furniture. Fashion and function. Beautiful work.
 
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