We had a massive thunderstorm roll over the weekend which meant that I was workshop bound again Did some more castings, this is a Chiyogami Paper Executive Clicker.
Made 10 Clickers that is going to a high end wood gallery. Next on the list is 10 Cigar Pens. Timber on the pens are (top to bottom) Huon, Huon, Tiger Myrtle, Tiger Myrtle, Burl Red Mallee, Burl Myrtle, Burl Eucalypt, Spaulted Myrtle, Fiddleback Blackwood and finally Beefwood. 20 thin coats of CA like always.... Continue Reading →
A friend of mine is getting married! This is a pair of SN Gent kits in Red Mallee Burl that is heading his way. Hope he likes it and uses it for the Marriage Certificate. Finish is 20 Thin Coates of CA. Micro mesh as the buff, then brasso and automotive wax to protect the... Continue Reading →
Found myself a piece of Zebrano in the workshop a few days ago. Sat on it for a while and decided it'll be used for my next Roman Harvest rollerball. It's always important to line up the grain so it all looks like it flows. I always make it look as if I've taken a... Continue Reading →
Tassie Blackwood is definitely one of my favourite timbers. The grain in each piece I pick up is always a winner. Here is one of my latest box sets; featuring a Baron II and letter opener, all made of Tasmania Blackwood. Hope you like the look.
We got in some new inlay kits from Lazerlinez. Here is one of our newest - Dalmatian. I saw this online when skimming through, but it sure looks better in person. A catch for any Dalmatian lover (or Lady and the Tramp movie fanatics!). http://www.timberbits.com/dalmation-laser-inlay-kit-sierra.html
The classic Roman Harvest in Silky Oak (Southern). I applied 20 coats of Thin CA for the gloss finish. Here is the video if you'd like to try it out.
I'm excited about our newest addition to our Pen Kit family, the Mark 2. Just recently we got in the long awaited Bolt Action Pen Kits. A clear favourite for pen makers alike, not only for their gun enthusiast friends or customers but everyone who sets their eyes on them. I agree, the Bolt Action... Continue Reading →
As you're well aware, I love my box and pen making. I love working with any kind of timber. I must say, the aroma from the PNG Rosewood is exceptional. Here is one of my latest kits.
We recently got in some Spalted Myrtle. I think the best way to describe it is pretty much being a "diamond in the rough". I love the figures and the deep details embedded in the timber. Some are against spalted timbers but I sure am a fan. What do you think of my Sedona? ... Continue Reading →