Virginia Tech Colored Blanks

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reeser2

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I have a very good friend who is retiring at the end of the year and I'd like to make him a pen using Virginia Tech's colors. Any one have a lead on where I could get such a blank. I've looked a the normal websites I order materials from with no luck.... Thanks,

maroon and burnt orange

Don
 
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greenacres2

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Is that maroon & gold or mustard? If so, i've done bloodwood and yellow heart with gold hardware for my high school's colors and gotten close (sister's anniversary!!). (for Notre Dame, Tim McKenzie has a green & gold that is awesome--maybe your friend could make a change!! :>) )
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Cwalker935

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Go Hokies, I have tried to do a good homie blank in the past since I am a hokie. I have segmented PSI maroon and orange blanks with some success. I just tried a new pour and will let you know how it turns.
 

Buckmark13

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Can't help you with the blank but I'll be following along for my knowledge.

Just a thought, but what about dyes?

Let's go Hokies!!!
 

jimmyz

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I have made some breadboards with VT on them. Purple heart works well for the letters. Osage Orange might be good for the rest. Can't help forming the letters (no laser!). Maybe you could carve the letters with a Dremel and fill with polymer clay? Sorry, probably not much help, but will keep looking because I have one daughter and two son in laws that went there.
 
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