Pen Blanks

Pen Blanks

The colours and designs of each blank are made by hand. No two blanks will be the same. Images are an indication of the colour and design.

TIPS FOR PREPARING AND FINISHING RESIN BLANKS

• Sharp drills and chisels are vital, check on the sharpness during turning process.

• Reduce the feed speed and feed rate when drilling the hole. Less downward force and a slower drill speed will reduce the likelihood of blowout.

• Always use a sharp drill bit.

• When turning poly-resin blanks, for best results swap from a gouge chisel to a skew after the blank has been turned down to a cylindrical shape. There is a very distinct difference in the sound that is made when the blank is turning smoothly to when pitting is occurring. When this sound occurs reduce the pressure being applied until a nice smooth surface is re-established.

• A highly polished finish can be achieved with the use of Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads. These pads are available in a kit of nine grades, with the finest being 12000 (2 micron). Keeping the Micro-Mesh pads wet when using them produces the best results on poly-resins.

• Micro-Gloss liquid polish, which contains 1 micron abrasive crystals, can then be applied to achieve a more brilliant lustre. Alternatively, for an unbeatable finish 1 micron then 0.3 micron 3M Microfinishing lapping film can be used.

SAFETY POINT: Always turn blanks in a well ventilated area, use dust extraction systems and protection, use protective eyewear and suitable respiratory protection.

Products

Camo
• Australian made Poly-Resin blank
• Size: 127 mm x 20 mm x 20 mm, +/- 1 mm

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Our price: $5.95
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Just Black
• Australian made Poly-Resin blank
• Size: 127 mm x 20 mm x 20 mm, +/- 1 mm

• Click on image at left for larger image.

Our price: $5.95
including GST
Order Quantity