[Woodworkers] Pen stuff?

Steve Bigelow via Woodworkers woodworkers at lists.sawdusters.org
Wed Jul 5 16:59:24 PDT 2017

Hi Tom,

On the cheap pens the plating is thin and the mechanism is cheap.
Furthermore, plastic is used in places where there should be metal.

Now, that being said, there are some expensive pens that are expensive only
because of the design, not because of the quality.


On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 4:45 PM, Thomas E Lovelace via Woodworkers <
woodworkers at lists.sawdusters.org> wrote:

> Have not made my first pen yet.
> But am seeing pen kits that cost from 3 or 4 bucks to over $40  !
> Can there be that much difference is the metal used?
> Anyone know why the huge difference?
> Thanks
> TomL
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