Learn to make pens that are both practical - and beautiful! In this newly revised edition, author and expert pen turner, Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with the in-depth instruction and creative ideas for both the vice and the experienced turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work - detail has been left out! Also included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from Corian[registered], InLace, antler and other materials included.
Barry Gross is the author of Pen Turner's Workbook, 2nd Edition, The (9781565233195) Learn to Turn (9781565232730) and a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Workshop magazine and Woodturning Design Magazine.