Pen Kits & Turning Projects

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Given enough skill from the woodworker, turned wood objects do not have to be simple, in any way. Art is at least partly in the eye of the beholder, so whether or not your work is art is up to you and its other viewers. One of the greatest features of turning is the chance to gain enough knowledge in short order to make finished projects in just a few hours--lathes give us the possibility of completing, including finish, many worthwhile projects inside a single evening. We can turn out good looking, useful projects after work on almost any day. Short of driving nails in a plank and then nailing the plank to the wall to hold coats and sweaters, there's nothing much else out there that allows shorter times from start to finish in woodworking projects. And the best part is, the projects are both attractive and useful--or can be!

10 Tips for Turning Tricky Wood

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Turning Tools

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Turning Materials

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Turning Videos

 
Woodcraft Product Development Mgr. Ben Bice demonstrates the A-Z knowledge on how to turn an acrylic pen, including preparation, required items, proper use of tools, machines, finishes, techniques, and safety elements to create these type of pens in this video. 
Craig Jackson talks about the different turning tool size offerings to accommodate your turning projects to enhance your woodturning experience.

Turning Kits

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Barry Gross shows you the tools and techniques to make a beautiful lidded box.

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This article describes the various finishes that are available on Woodcraft Pen & Pencil Kits.

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Woodcraft of Parkersburg, West Virginia, hosted a Christmas ornament woodturning class.  The 7 student class began with safety instruction on the lathes and turning tools, followed by adding the mandrels and live centers to each Delta and Jet lathe. 

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Woodcraft’s Inferno acrylic and Tru-Stone turned pens are hot off the lathe and are shown below with the Wall Street II Pen Kits. Pen kits and pen blanks are offered in hundreds of choices and styles. In addition to the acrylic pen blanks, we also offer pen blanks in domestic wood, exotic wood, metal, poly resin, inlay, coffee bean, circuit board, deer antler, and many other unique blank choices.

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