Building A Pen Assembly Press

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Building A Pen Assembly Press
There are many ways to assemble a turned pen. I wanted a way to assemble my pens which was easy and portable. You can buy assembly presses in the stores and catalogs but I wanted to make my own pen assembly press using my years of experience. This is my second generation effort. Building the first generation prototype allowed me to work out all the bugs and to arrive at such a strong final unit.

Writing Pens

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Writing Pens How-To-Torial
Turning wooden writing pens on a lathe is a quick and easy project that even the novice can master with a little practice. As you perfect your turning skills, you may want to vary the designs of each pen. One pen can easily be turned, finish applied, and assembled in less than an hour. These pens can be made from beautiful, exotic woods that are perfect gifts for birthdays, Christmas, or any other special occasion.