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dennis wake10/12/2011 23:53:17
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hi All
just finished this pen. it is the most expensive pen i have finished at £11 for kit and blank. it is made from sculpted pen kit and a vintage tube traced back to the 1930s. it is finished with micromesh to 24000 grit and water.
medims11/12/2011 00:14:02
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i guess it feels good to write with it. What is the material you used,is it some kind of stone replacement?
Derek Lane11/12/2011 00:17:45
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Well Dennis what can I say a well matched pen and blank. Is this an Order or a pen for yourself. Which ever it is it should be a pleasure to use
dennis wake11/12/2011 00:32:27
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hi Medims and Derek
the blank is a early form of acrylic found in France from the turners work shop.
Derek not sure as yet if i am going to keep it for my self or sell it.
Julian11/12/2011 11:03:07
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Hi Dennis -- That's a really nice combination of blank and kit, they go well together. Interesting that you say you are using the micromesh wet, does it make a difference to the finish ? I have only ever used mine dry.
dennis wake11/12/2011 15:35:23
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hi Julian
i think it dose you can see it start to shine as you go down the grits. i go to 12000 grit and then use the cloth provided in the kit to dry the tube of, you have to make sure that the micromesh stays wet when using it and it can be washed clean after wards. >>this<< is the kit i use.
Alan T.12/12/2011 19:54:14
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Hello Dennis, That's a beauty. Like the combination of blank and parts. Well done. Look forward to seeing more. Cheers Alan T
steve h13/12/2011 22:52:35
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Hi Dennis - Lovely pen - as siad by the others - the combination really works well.
dennis wake13/12/2011 23:29:51
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thank you Steve
Gerrybhoy14/12/2011 20:49:05
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Dennis, I can't say much more than anyone else already has.
That's a really nice pen.
Whether you keep it or sell it, it'll look great in anyone's hand.
Mark Sutton16/12/2011 16:52:52
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Hi Dennis
thats a really nice pen, well done

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