Over a year ago, we were in Dallas visiting our son & his family. During one outing, we stopped in a little woodworking/craft store. They carried pen making materials. My granddaughter carefully & methodically looked at the hundreds of acrylic pen blanks. After selecting one she asked me to make her a pen from the blank. The blank was titled “Northern Lights.” Due to a number of factors, I was unable to make her pen.
After getting an spinal epidural injection last week, I finally felt good enough to be in the shop for a while. Here is the product. The pen is called The Princess. A very apt description of my granddaughter. She is girly & bling from top to bottom. On top of all of that, she has been, is, & forever will be my Princess. I love that little stinker. ... See MoreSee Less
Those of you who have followed this page know that I have been battling back problems for four years now. I had one major surgery that resulted in continued chronic pain. It was regularly about a 9 on a ten scale for the last two years. On May 28th I had a second spinal stimulator installed in my low back. Finally, after two months of working with the staff adjusting the stimulator, I am often pain free for several hours at a time.
As a result, I have been able to catch up on some things that I have let slide for two years. I discovered that I have 51 pens that are not displayed on my web-page. Yesterday, I spent the day photographing the pens and setting up an SKU system to help track the pens rather than having to dig through a hundred of them looking for a particular pen. So, I will be sharing some photos over the next few days. I will be adding the pens to my web-page during the same time period. ... See MoreSee Less
This is one of the most beautiful pieces of Mammoth tooth I have ever seen. It has been my daily carry pen for about 8 years & still looks pretty good. I suspect I will refinish it some day. ... See MoreSee Less
In August of 2012 I received a call from a man in California. He asked, “Can you make me a pen from a Warthog tusk?” I told him I had never made one but I was willing to try. He explained that he had been on an African Safari in 2011 and had harvested a […]