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How to Turn a Pen

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Materials:

Wood Blank

Pen Kit

CA Glue

Finishing Materials

CA Glue

HUT Semi gloss and High Gloss sticks or

 

Tools:

Lathe

Pen Mandrel

Turning Tools

Drill bit for kit

Blank Squaring bit

Some Way to dill the Blanks

Some way to cut the Blanks

Clamp

 

Directions

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1.Cut the Blank to the desired length for the kit, in my case it is 2 1/32

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2.drill the blank

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3.rough the tubes up with sand paper

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4.using CA Glue, Glue the Tubes into the Blank

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5.wait for the glue to dry or use an accelerator

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6.Square the Blank

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7.Place 2 Bushings on the mandrel and then 1 tube, then 1 bushing, then the other tube, then 2 bushings

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8.Turn the Blank down to the bushings

9.apply 3 (+/-) coats of CA to the Blanks

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10.Apply 2 Coats of Finish

You can use this

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Or this to finish the pen

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11.Assemble kit

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I will tryto answer any questions

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Nice tutorial. Very easy to follow and that itself answers a bunch of questions as far as the stages.

 

Have you ever tried a project to make a pen designed perfectly for someone's hand?

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