Unique and Unusual Pens From the Wood Lathe

Unique and Unusual Pens From the Wood Lathe

by Dick Sing

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Unique and Unusual Pens From the Wood Lathe by Dick Sing

Once again, Dick Sing makes his mark with his high quality, beautiful pens and pencils. Sharing his skill and expertise at the wood lathe, he teaches you how to make something more than a mere instrument for writing--this is art, a keepsake, a great gift, something to make the turner proud. In his first book on pen turning, Sing provided basic instructions and lots of helpful tips. This book also provides the basics, adding new kinds of pens and variations on some of the old favorites. Tips are given for ways to work with challenging materials or grain alignments to create spectacular results. Dick details methods which make beautiful pens time after time.

More than 260 photographs and detailed instructions advise the turner on more than a dozen variations, plus there are sections on the special equipment he has modified to make pen turning easier and improve the quality. A gallery of pens provides inspiration for variety and creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764303593
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/28/1997
Series: Schiffer Books for Woodturners Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 440,522
Product dimensions: 8.14(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.15(d)

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