Pen Turner's Workbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-12-01
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc

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Learn to make pens that are both practical - and beautiful! In this newly revised edition, author and expert pen turner, Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with the in-dept instruction and creative ideas for both the novice and the experiences turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work - no detail has been left out! Also included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from Corian®, InLace, antler and other materials included.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. viii
Gallery of Pensp. 1
Pen Turning Basicsp. 9
Setting Up Shopp. 10
Selecting Materialsp. 20
Pen Plating and Stylesp. 30
Pen Blank Preparationp. 36
Pen Turning Tool Techniquesp. 42
Dyeing and Stainingp. 48
Turning Wooden Pensp. 51
Slimline Penp. 52
Wire-Bumed-Band Slimline Penp. 62
Corian Center-Banded Slimline Penp. 64
Double-Dyed Buckeye Burl Comfort Penp. 66
Acrywood Electra Rollerball Penp. 68
Spalted Tiger Oak Gatsby Click Penp. 70
Lacewood Cigar Penp. 72
Turning Pens from Other Materialsp. 75
Cigar Corian Penp. 76
Acrylic Scrap Sectional Gatsby Pen Turned Between Centers (TBC)p. 86
Phoenix Cholla Cactus Penp. 88
Electra Acrywood Rollerball Penp. 90
Gelwriter Classic Click Deer Antler Penp. 92
Inlace Genesis Electra Rollerball Penp. 94
Turning Advanced Pensp. 97
Segmented Penp. 98
Closed-End Amboyna Burl Statesman Penp. 104
Single Cross Penp. 108
Laser Pen Kitsp. 112
Casting Clear Acrylic Pen Blanksp. 115
FAQs and Troubleshootingp. 121
Marketingp. 129
Indexp. 134
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