Wood Turning Inspired To Create Some Sawdust But Want Something Quick And Easy Turning A Pen Might Just Be The Thing For You
Wood turning inspired to create some sawdust but want something quick and easy turning a pen might just be the thing for you is post about Magazine bookmarked by erik with ID 12133916823 was uploaded on 23-03-2019 and has been viewed 276,877 times.
Turning a Pen Photos by Brian Hargreaves Required Supplies:Pen blank - 3/4" x 3/4" x 5"Slimline bushings Wood lathe Bandsaw Drill press & 7mm drill bit 7mm barrel trimmer Drill Mandrel ACA glueWood chisel (guage, skew)Sandpaper (80 grit to 400)Polishing materialSafety glassesDust maskEasily one of the most gratifying forms of woodworking, you can turn out a finished product in as little as an hour.
I even got Vic (the editor of Canadian Woodworking) away from his hand planes long enough to try one.It's been in his pocket ever since! The real beauty of penturning is that, compared to most forms of woodworking, it is relatively inexpensive and in no time at all you have created a beautiful piece of functional art.
From simple twist pens to high-end executive pens, the possibilities for being creative are nearly endless.Penturners can choose from dozens of pen kits and a large variety of materials.Most pens are made with wood but some other options include acrylic, antler and polymer clay.
Some pen turners even combine polyester resin with coffee beans, cereal, pine cones … you name it, they turn it! Others equipped with power tools like to slice up wood into thin layers and laminate them together to create their own unique designs.