Pen Making Techniques

Posted by Nicholas Mayne at

Pen making takes many skills from designing the pen body, turning the pen blanks, polishing the pen body parts and putting the pieces together.

First stage after deciding on the design is to turn the body parts. This example is turning acrylic pen blanks -



The next stage is to sand and polish the pen body parts. Using the Pen Making sanding and polishing kit demonstrates how quick it is to sand and polish an acrylic pen parts -



The finished pen after pressing parts together -


CXS Tools sell various sets of abrasives and polish which are ideal for pen making. The small trial kits are available if you would like to give it a test.

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