We use pens every day and generally take them for granted. After all, pens have been around for centuries. Early pens were feathers dipped into bottles of ink. (Pen comes from the Latin ‘penna’ for feather.) Quills were elegant when used at a desk, but pretty messy to carry around in your pocket.
As a thank-you gift for service to their country, Woodcraft sent handcrafted wood pens to 4,840 sailors serving aboard the USS George H. W. Bush.
Woodcraft’s 2016 Turn for Troops program produced 13,720 pens, bringing the 13-year total to 146,118.
Ernie Conover hosted bowl, spindle and hollow turning demos.
Woodcraft Product Development Mgr. Ben Bice demonstrates the A-Z knowledge on how to turn an acrylic pen.
Ben will present how to turn a pen using the Liberty pen kit from Woodcraft.