WoodRiver - Pen/Pencil Bushings Slim Style
Bushings for making one of our pen and pencil kits. Fits Woodcraft professional pen turning mandrels and standard pen maker's mandrels.Precision machined to eliminate off-center turningLong...
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- Precision machined to eliminate off-center turning
- Long lasting steel construction
- Fits Woodcraft professional or standard pen maker's mandrels
- Includes all needed bushings for slim-style pens
- Project kits, blanks and drill bits sold separately
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(October 2016) On the weekend of Nov. 11-12, 2016, hundreds of woodturners will gather at participating Woodcraft stores across the country to make special thank-you gifts for military personnel during the 13th Woodcraft Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon. Turn a pen to thank an American service member!
Great improvement on the original part
I like the longer spacer so it would get lost as easily. We use the mandrel in a Tech Ed Shop setting and have to replace the spacer from time to time. The shorter ones get lost on occasion.
I make Freedom Pens and I use a lot of these bushings. My problem with them is simple. I do not like the chamfer that is cut on one end. This chamfer sometimes makes it difficult to get a good fit between the pen blank and the pen parts. It would make me happier if both ends were cut flat.
good back-up supply
Good to have a back-up supply on hand.
Necessary to turn to correct diameter
The size is correct for the slimline pen kit and turning down to the bushings made a great pen