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#1 watch_art

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 22:17

Hey everybody!  Hope you're all doing well.  It's cold here and it hurts to be cold.  I'm probably working slower than I should be and just not motivated to go shiver my knees together at the lathe.  :)  But here's what I've done recently.  Hope you like it.

 

Holler at me if you have any questions.  :)

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#2 Inkling13

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 23:53

Very nice job. Keep it up!



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Posted 14 January 2018 - 00:08

I really like the looks and shape of the pen with the yellow back drop. Love the color combo too!
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Posted 14 January 2018 - 00:12

Thanks!


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Posted 14 January 2018 - 08:22

The Shinobi male, the quapaw and the Townsend foliage :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub:

 

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 15:40

They all are beautiful but I love that Eastman - Oceans Fire!



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Posted 14 January 2018 - 15:44

Nice pens. The simple form works well with the lively patterns.


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Posted 15 January 2018 - 08:50

That's quite the variery of colours and styles! Great stuff! The red/blue swirl pen with the multiple silver bands is very impressive.

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 10:40

great as always...



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Posted 29 January 2018 - 20:15

I do have one question: what tool do you use to shape your pens on the lathe? I am having trougle with consistancy of width, and finding it hard to to the gentle tapers of most cigar shapes.



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Posted 29 January 2018 - 20:34

I do all my shaping with whatever carbide cutting tool I have in there - either the triangle shape, or circle shape, and then clean it up with a file.

https://en.wikipedia...iki/File_(tool)

 

And then clean it up with sandpaper and polishing and buffing.

 

You need good mandrels though.

 

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Posted 02 February 2018 - 02:30

I do all my shaping with whatever carbide cutting tool I have in there - either the triangle shape, or circle shape, and then clean it up with a file.

https://en.wikipedia...iki/File_(tool)

 

And then clean it up with sandpaper and polishing and buffing.

 

You need good mandrels though.

 

https://newtonpens.w...s.com/mandrels/

AH... I hadn't thought of that. I started lathes with a masochistic streak, and only used traditional tools, but these new carbide tipped ones are fantastic. I had never thought of using a plain file though. I appreciate all the inspiration you and others have put forth here. If only I had the courage to post pictures of my acheivements. I have a pen i have nicknamed "turd". from ebonite, because that's what it looks like. All the parts fit, just ugly!



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Posted 02 February 2018 - 04:18

Love them!


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Posted 02 February 2018 - 13:06

Here's one I rebuilt from a broken to pieces Duofold.  I made a new cap and barrel and had to rebuild the section because the grip part of it spun freely, making it hard to screw the section into the barrel.

You can see a section part way disassembled here.

I built a new black grip and brass threaded tenon.  I reused the nib housing and rings.

 

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I made this one as a gift for a radio personality that I really like, but it's too big for her hand so she's sending it back with notes for me and I'll be making her a slimmer pen.  :)

 

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A Prospector.

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A Shinobi that I need to remake today with the front of the barrel in the same burgundy material.

 

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Piston filler Sumpter.

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Orange ebonite Prospector

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Here's an Orville I'm really happy with.  

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And a Moody built in a similar way.

 

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Moody in a vintage celluloid.

 

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Another Moody in an Italian plastic, Pelikan nib, and piston filler.

 

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A very colorful Prospector.

 

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And one of those Shinobi pens.  :)

 

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Posted 02 February 2018 - 23:33

Whoa! That black and green Orville is a real beauty
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Posted 07 February 2018 - 02:45

Amazing pens (again)!

The Shinobi is a killer design, it ALWAYS seems to look great. I particularly love the materials and colours on this last one.

The black and green Orville and Moody are lovely too



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Posted 28 February 2018 - 16:02

Really like that last Shinobi... You have lots of nice pens, I particularly like the Orville - Green ebonite and clear green acrylic - slim, short that you have on your web site..... Good work!








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