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Slimline Pen Hardware Kit - Gold

Item #
61263
Rating:
90% of 100

A classic twist pen, the Slimline is an all-time favorite. Its simple design is accessible to beginners, yet attractive enough to satisfy more experienced turners. Quality components like the Swiss-made carbide writing tip make the Slimline Pen a fantastic writing choice.


Turning Accessories Needed:
  • Minimum blank size: 9/16" x 4-5/8" (sold separately)
  • Pen Turning Mandrel (sold separately)
  • Slimline Bushing Set (#43546, sold separately)
  • 7mm Drill Bit (#36372, sold separately)
  • Pen Mill Kit (#47526, sold separately)
(1) Gold Slimline Pen Hardware Kit
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number RZ-5#-G
Weight 0.0500
Technical Documents
Finish Gold
Type Pen
Style Slimline
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Great pen fit the price
September 15, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
great value
Ordered 2 dozen while on sale. But even a list, it's a great value.
September 11, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Nice product looks great
September 2, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Fun project
Turning a pen is a lot of fun and the slimline variety is just about the easiest one to do. Quick and easy project. Makes a quality writing instrument.
August 31, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
I have made many of the slim line as gifts and every one like them. I turn them as a way to just clear my mind from the days labor.
August 22, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Good kit, at a reasonable price
August 1, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Excellent quality
The kit contains very good quality material for the low price offered by Rockler. I will be ordering more when I return from vacation. I highly recommend this product.
July 6, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Pretty good kit for the price.
June 26, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Too many fillers do not have proper ink supply. Buyers are @@@@ when they run out of ink .
May 17, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
The Slimline pen kit is a great starter pen for new pen turners. They are easy to assemble, and are a manageable size. I have two suggestions to beginners. 1. Gather information from many sources. Find the finishing method that works for you. 2. Consider buying or making a press. Pen turning is addictive!
May 7, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Have used these before. Easy to work with and priced right.
Glen K on Aug 27, 2019
Good buy
Cwbypo8 on Aug 23, 2019
Have used these before. Easy to work with and priced right.
Glen K on Aug 27, 2019
Good price
Dale G on Aug 27, 2019
Good buy
Cwbypo8 on Aug 23, 2019
people like them
Francis on Aug 22, 2019
Great price and slimline pen kits are so easy and fun to make.
Gregory H on Aug 21, 2019
Nice kit, on sale
Betsy G on Aug 21, 2019
Great Price
Alex D on Aug 19, 2019
Price is good and the kit is easy to work with
Phillip S on Aug 18, 2019
Past experience with product
Clarence N on Aug 17, 2019
price
Roxie B on Aug 12, 2019
Make these to give away at Christmas (give them to Township Trustee to distribute)
Dave S on Aug 12, 2019
Good price
Joe on Aug 12, 2019
easy to use, good price
william j w on Aug 10, 2019
i like your style of pen
john c on Aug 8, 2019
Price.
Rebecca B on Aug 6, 2019
The kit makes a very nice pen. Works well, and looks great!
Bruce on Aug 2, 2019
i like it and is easy for beginners.
Vincent L on Jul 30, 2019
Great price. Just started woodturning.
Steve C on Jul 18, 2019
gold color
John D on Jun 7, 2019
I am new to this. I have been making pens but would like to also make pen/pencil sets.
James H O on Jun 6, 2019
WE# make a lot of pens
Paul O on Jun 3, 2019
To make handcrafted wooden pens to give as gifts or to sell at craft fairs.
Dennis W on May 29, 2019
Great quality and had a discount coupon.
Stig H on May 23, 2019
gifts
Kenneth B on May 14, 2019
gold looks good... makes a nice pen and gift
Robert J on Apr 18, 2019
Reliable, easy, beautiful, and not as expensive as other kits
Andre B on Apr 17, 2019
Nice pen set. Everybody wants one! Graduation gifts.
Jon O on Apr 12, 2019
I have used these before, and am comfortable with the mechanism
Jim M on Apr 3, 2019
Good pens
Stephen L on Mar 25, 2019
Like it’s simplicity
John G on Mar 4, 2019
Practice, Practice, Practice.
Lawrence C on Feb 28, 2019
Great price
Lloyd D on Feb 25, 2019
To make for my grand kids
Ricky on Feb 21, 2019
Quick & easy to make !!!
Kevin f on Feb 12, 2019
Preparing pens for the Fair. Good Price.
Derell F on Feb 12, 2019
Price was right and I want to practice CA finishing on an inexpensive kit
Rick H on Feb 11, 2019
Good Value
Irwin V on Feb 9, 2019
value
BRUCE L on Feb 8, 2019
I have made ten pens using this kit and have not had any issues at all.
Stig H on Feb 8, 2019
Always good service. This is a very good price.
Edwin A on Feb 6, 2019
On sale at a good price
Michael M on Feb 4, 2019
just started turning pens
Karen B on Feb 2, 2019
New hobby
David J on Jan 26, 2019
I like design
Eddie on Jan 12, 2019
they llook good when finished
charles e s on Jan 5, 2019
Like the color texture and simplicity and accuracy of fitting
Judie G on Jan 3, 2019
Ultra simple, looks great! You can even fatten up the top a little and it still works with the clip!
Tom B on Dec 20, 2018
because i got a lot of toobs laying around
Misty C on Dec 16, 2018
Learning How to make Pens
Paul W on Nov 26, 2018
For gift
Rhonda Park H on Nov 26, 2018
Good price
Dale G on Aug 27, 2019
people like them
Francis on Aug 22, 2019
Is there a gel refill kit for this pen?
Henry P on Nov 9, 2017
Does anyone else have a problem with the writing tip not completely going back into the pen?
Andrew A on Nov 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have had that problem. The best thing to do to avoid it is to not push the turning mechanism right up to the line at first. Then insert the pen and see where it goes when you retract the tip. Because once you push it too far it is very difficult to fix it.
It can also be caused by trimming too much off the blank or cutting the blank too short.
When I made slim line pens for people, they are running out of ink. Where can I buy ink Refills? Just the ink. What would I look For? Size? Detentions? Thanks
Jeffrey V on Sep 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Office Depot/ Office Max and Staples. Cross refills # 8513-2 contains 20% more ink according to package.
The refill that comes with the kit does seem to run out fast. You might want to use the store bought refills for your gift pens.
What parts are included in the kit?
Derrick T on May 27, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Everything except the body of the pen which you would turn on a lathe. You will also need a drill bit appropriate for the kit, lathe, drill press. A pen blank holder would be nice too.
? I would like to know why the slimline pens I made keep retracting the point as you write with them. It feels to me as if the twist mechanism is to loose. This is a problem to me as other vendor slimline pen kits do not have this problem.
Raymond P on Aug 27, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have not had this problem. The twist mechanism on some pens is tighter than others but do not retract when in use. All I can think is that you are leaning heavily on the pen or the refill is not inserted tightly and it is unscrewing as you write
how can i buy more or extra parts like springs and transmissions for this and other pen kits?
Richard on May 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You will need to do a "Google search". The brass barrels are easily available. The other parts can be a problem. Sorry that I don't have more help to offer.....