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    Porker356 introduction

    Hi everyone,
    New to forum and wanted to say hello. I have been wood turning and making pens for approximately 5 years. I took up the hobby after labyrinthitis left me with a balance and coordination problem. It helped immensely. I wish I had found this site years ago, it would have helped to avoid some of the stupid mistakes I made in the first year of pen making.


     
     
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    Welcome Ian looking forward to seeing some of your work. I am sure there are still questions that need to be answered so ask away. I know I still have questions which I will ask as and when needed
    "The only people who never fail are those that never try"

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    Hi Ian - welcome to the fold.
    www.beaufortink.co.uk
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    Top quality nibs, inks and refills, pen kits, tools and supplies for discerning pen enthusiasts and makers.
    Agents for Bock nibs.
    Specialist supplies for kitless pens and custom pen makers.

     
     
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    Hi Ian

    Welcome

    Kevin
    "Top Turner" ~ Yeh right!!!

    I ask the daft questions ...so others don't have to..

     
     
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    Welcome mate....looking forward to seeing some pens..
    I only open my mouth...to change feet...
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    Welcome to the madhouse. We all make mistakes Porker, me more than most.
    Gravity is a myth. The earth sucks.

     
     
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    Hello and welcome Ian, mistakes? yes, all guilty as charged, if I mess up a pen, I just write it off.
    Kind regards John.

     
     
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    Hello Ian mate, nice to have you with us.
    When all else fails read the instructions

     
     
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    Ian you have added to my previously known medical terms conjuring up tales of Dragons in their dens. I know that making pens can be a wonderful diversion and therapy from life ills.

    On another forum a 12 yr old boy joined and I remarked it was 71 yrs ago in yr 12 at high school when the turning bug bit me. We had a revolutionary Head Master who insisted all first and second yr high students enjoyed Metal Work,Woodwork and Tech drawing and that had to include the girls, the fellas had to learn cooking.

    Caused a real stir in this the nations Capital I can tell you. Also a compulsory yr of French.

    Ian I hope you enjoy the forum and welcome.

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    Welcome to the forum Ian
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    Turning wood into chips

     
     

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