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Slimline Pencil Hardware Kit - Black Chrome

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Attractive and simple, the Slimline Pencil is a great starting point for beginners. Turning this basic design is easy, and the result is a stately and reliable click-action pencil that will write for years. The satin plating has undergone a special process resulting in a slightly textured, matte finish that looks and feels great. Use the bushings, drill bit, and mandrel listed below.

Turning Accessories Needed:
  • Necessary 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) Black Chrome Slimline Pencil Kit
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number RZ-SPCL-BC
Weight 0.0500
Finish Chrome
Type Pencil
Style Slimline
3.3 / 5.0
3 Reviews
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Works with lighter woods
The black enamel sets off a lighter wood beautifully.
July 3, 2017
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
I'm not a woodworker so decided...
I'm not a woodworker so decided to turn a metal pen, my first by the way. I think I made a good choice in going with the black chrome on a scrap stainless steel rod. I did notice slight wear on both sides of the spacer but it seems to be negligible.
November 10, 2011
The black chrome finish lasted about...
The black chrome finish lasted about 1 week with normal use. I wish I could use the wood I used in the kit on a higher quality pen kit. I ended up giving the pen to my 7 year old son since the mechanics are still working well.
June 7, 2009
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Pens are nice, pencils are better
Jay A on Nov 21, 2019
Making pens in my spare time.
Monte M on Apr 27, 2019
Pens are nice, pencils are better
Jay A on Nov 21, 2019
neat idea
Jonathan B on Jul 6, 2019
Making pens in my spare time.
Monte M on Apr 27, 2019
Pen Making
William V on Mar 22, 2018
first time turner
Gary R on Aug 17, 2017
have used for kids pencils. they work fine!
Kenneth M on Dec 26, 2016
need for a project
Karin K on May 4, 2015
Good deal
L G on Apr 25, 2015
neat idea
Jonathan B on Jul 6, 2019
Pen Making
William V on Mar 22, 2018
Is there an eraser under the metal top?
M A on Dec 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: yes there is an eraser under the top
What size of led does this pensil take?
Mason S on May 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Lead size is 0.7mm.
how can I pruchase just the pencil mechanism?
Reed B on Aug 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can't you have to buy the entire kit to get the mechanism
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