A guide to turning pens and pencils, a popular aspect of woodturning. Through step-by-step text and clear photography, the authors describe the history, techniques and projects, plus various ways of approaching the task, allowing the reader to select the best procedure for the equipment available and to work according to their desired scale of production. The projects were selected to show a wide variety of techniques used in making various types of writing instrument, including: a twist pen; a click pencil; a European style pen; an Americana twist pen; a tapered rollerball; and variations on basic pens.
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Kip Christensen and Rex Burningham have over forty years' turning experience between them and have made many thousands of pens as well as other fine turned pieces. They have taught and exhibited widely and are hugely respected in the turning world. Pen Turning: A Foundation Course is their second book to be published by GMC Publications.
Paperback / softback