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.
For this Instructable you need these supplies. Most of these tools you can substitute for something else cheaper. Lathe 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 Sand paper Pen Kit or you could use pieces from a old pen that you don't use anymore Paper towels BLO (boiled linseed oil) Drill press or equivalent Clamp Optional: Micro mesh to get the super shine Beall buffing system to put on a awesome finish Pen press