Have you ever wondered how to make those awesome wooden pens? Well here is how you do it. At first the making of a American pen (that is this kind) will take you about a hour and a half but once you have made a bunch you can make them in 15 minutes.
Step 1: Supplies
For this Instructable you need these supplies. Most of these tools you can substitute for something else cheaper.
Skew (the tool that you turn the wood with)
Wood ( i'm using yellow heart one of my favorites)
CA glue or Super Glue (thick and thin if possible)
Mandrel to hold the pen on with 3 bushings
Pen Kit or you could use pieces from a old pen that you don't use anymore
BLO (boiled linseed oil)
Drill press or equivalent
Micro mesh to get the super shine
Beall buffing system to put on a awesome finish