A clever little case for your next pen, now available at Rockler. Has “a removable black foam insert to hold your pen steady, a burgundy felt-like liner, a handle, two latches”. Be careful though, it might actually generate more conversation than the pen you put in it!
Magnets are everywhere these days, so why not in a pen? Penn State Industries has a new Magnetic Vertex Pen, that features an integrated magnet to hold the cap on. Available as rollerball or fountain in chrome, gunmetal, or satin.
Kelly Dunton over at Fine Woodworking has a nice video that shows how easy it can be to turn a nice bowl. From rough-cut to finish in about an hour!
As shop classes continue to face cuts from tight school budgets, it’s always great to see masters like Hugh Buttrum reaching out to the next generation.
Hartman called the furniture and crafts the students are making from scratch a visual reminder of what they are capable of. “They can take this furniture home and look at it every day, and remember that they made it; that they can do anything,” he said.
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