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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:50 pm

Some very nice work I do like the toadstools
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:27 pm

The Imbuia was a special request from a friend that has his whole office in imbuia, he's nuts about it. Luckily I had a piece the right size that I could use.
Getting a lot of interest in the pen/stand combination.

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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Thu Sep 04, 2014 2:46 pm

RobBagnall wrote:
More Churchills on stands

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From L-R  African Rosewood, Imbuia, 2x Wild Olive

Nice I like the African rose wood and the wild olive a lot
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:15 am

More Churchills on stands

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From L-R  African Rosewood, Imbuia, 2x Wild Olive
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:45 pm

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Hi Donovan, to bend perspex is not that difficult. Just heat in an oven, just be careful not to over heat as it will bubble. Once its hot it becomes very pliable, shape over a mould and allow to cool. It's been a while since I've done it but it works great.
Penn state has some kits for desk accessories, have a look here, http://www.pennstateind.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=SEARCH&q=desk also if you look at Timberbits.com they have small clocks so just an idea I've been toying with but a nice piece of wood with a clock insert and a pen funnel to hold the great pens we make.

Have a few of the clocks from Timberbits. Have made a prototype stand out of scrap timber but not really happy with it. It loks a bit 'blocky' if that makes sense
Have attached pic.
The other stand is also a trial made from Corian, looks very nice but Sierra pen does not sit nicely in the groove. Has a bit of a wobble if you understand, will need to experiment a bit more with this one as well.

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Rob

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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:46 pm

Hi Donovan, to bend perspex is not that difficult. Just heat in an oven, just be careful not to over heat as it will bubble. Once its hot it becomes very pliable, shape over a mould and allow to cool. It's been a while since I've done it but it works great.
Penn state has some kits for desk accessories, have a look here, http://www.pennstateind.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=SEARCH&q=desk also if you look at Timberbits.com they have small clocks so just an idea I've been toying with but a nice piece of wood with a clock insert and a pen funnel to hold the great pens we make.
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:55 am

I am working on a box that I will cut on my laser out of MDF or perspex, when you open the lid it will lift the pen out of the box. I must just fine a way to bend the perspex nicely.
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:44 am

Hi Rob,

Fabulous idea! You dont mind if I copy your toadstool concept - i have to commission a M3 on Jr Gent of which the requester wants something where he can put the pen on his desk - played with several ideas about flip open boxes, etc... but this triggered the brain - thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:08 pm

Nice I like the idea, I always have a problem when it comes to props to photograph the pens. I am going to use it

PS. I have the same problem with multiple photos so now I make multiple posts lol
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PostSubject: Purple Heart Pen   Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:47 pm

Sorry but I cannot get the pic to load, no matter what I try it keeps downloading the previous pic.

I went and read Andy's tutorial again and still no luck.

I will try again a bit later

Rob

PS Andy has loaded pic. Many thanks
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PostSubject: Churchills in Wild Olive and Purpleheart with "toadstool" stands   Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:26 pm

Not sure what to call the pen stands so have named them "Toadstools"

Trying something different

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