Pen Turning

Handmade American Patriot Pens

A while back I made the American Patriot Pens pictured above. This is a pen kit produced by Penn State Industries. Below, I will show you some pics of me making an American Patriot Pen, the acrylic one in the center. Acrylic is a different material than wood. You...

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Fly Fishing Pen

I love this new kit from Penn State Industries — the Fly Fishing Pen. This will make a great gift for the fisherman in your life. It’s a fun and easy pen to make. The designs on this pen capture the essence of the sport. Prominent pen features: The...

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Modified Slimline Pens

If you’ve been doing pen turning for a while, you’re probably familiar with the Slimline Pen Kit. This is the kit I started out making when a beginner, and I’m sure that’s the case for most other beginners. Several years ago, I excitedly discovered that I can customize these...

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Modified Slimline Pen – The Beekeeper’s Pen

This week I decided to make a handmade wooden pen for my dad. He is a beekeeper and he’s heavily involved with the Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association. I volunteered to make some door prizes, so I made him this modified slimline pen. This explains why I went with the...

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Deer Antler Pen And How To Make It

The deer antler pen continues to be one of my favorite pen making projects. Even after 10 years of doing this, pen turning continues to be an exciting hobby for me. There are so many variations of pens to make. So many materials out there to choose from. In...

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