Pens from the Wood Lathe
Step-by-Step Instructions for the Woodturner
by Dick Sing

Softcover
215 x 280mm
64pp

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA

R.R.P.$23.90

ISBN 0-88740-939-3

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Extract from back cover of book:

Pens and pencils made at the wood lathe are becoming increasingly popular. Fantastic sellers at art and craft shows, cherished treasures for family, fabulous gifts, these unique writing instruments are coming of age. Kits to make a variety of styles are widely available, but the techniques to make a pen which works well and looks spectacular are harder to find. This book fills the need with 273 step-by-step color photographs and helpful text. Skilled wood turner, Dick Sing, provides detailed instructions and a wealth of tips and techniques for twelve different styles of pens. Advice on selection of materials, set-up, turning, and finishing techniques, and tips for final assembly of the pens make this book the ultimate reference for the field.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Purpose
Some History

Blank Selection

Standard Twist Pen

Heavier Twist Pen

Golf Pen

Corian Pen

Dome-Top Pen

Rollerball and Fountain Pen

Cigar Pen

Flat-Top Click Pen

Flat-Top Twist Pen

Desk Pen

A Gallery of Notes