Wood Turning There Is A Lot To Know Before You Turn Your First Pen Learn The Terms Parts And Tools Associated With Pen Turning Before You Get Started
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Pen Making 101 Photos by Bill Collier Pen making as a hobby has been around for over 20 years, but it's only lately that this pastime has really taken off.There are many reasons for its popularity.It's a relatively easy and inexpensive hobby to get into as it doesn't require a large amount of space or a vast array of tools.
It also doesn't take a long time to complete a pen - most turners can turn and finish a pen in about two hours.Over the last few years, penturning has evolved from simple twist pens out of wood into a multitude of kits, styles, platings and materials that are attracting turners from all walks of life.
But with so many options choose from, it can be a little overwhelming when you are first getting started.The following hints and tips should make it easier for you to get on your way to becoming a penturner.
Different StylesThere are three basic pen styles a penturner can choose from: ballpoint (twist and click), rollerball and fountain pen kits.Twist pens have a transmission mechanism that extends the ballpoint refill forward.
These kits generally come with 'Crossor Parker-style' refills, usually available in black or blue ink,...