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Casting Pen Blanks

MWWS Week 4
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Barry Gross
BG Artforms

Barry has been working with wood for over 45 years and is an author of 6 books and 2 DVD’s on turning and pen making and has over 60 articles published in many wood working magazines including Fine Wood Working and Woodturning Design Magazine. He has demonstrated his methods on pen making at AAW symposiums and many turning clubs throughout the country. In addition, he is an instructor at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and The Marc Adams School of woodworking.

4. Making Color Pen Blanks

•    Resin Selection

      o    Alumilite Clear or Alumilite White

      o    Polyester Resin

      o    Best dyes to color resin

•    Mold Selection 

•    Turning Alumilite clear resin vs Alumilite White

•    Proper tool selection

•    Finishing techniques for each resin