Easily lo e and drill pen blank centers and Drill through the exact center of your pen blanks with this simple but effective Pen Centering vise. By far one of the best selling pen vises available, this jig will be a go to tool when turning your pens.
Pen Blank Squaring Jig. Great for squaring fragile blanks on the sander, Use the punch that fits the tube and away you go. Small jig is best for small sanders less than 6 inch.Regular is for sanders 6 inch or larger.
Super Simple Pen Blank Drilling Jig for Pen MakingIf you like to make wooden pens or plan on making some in your future, having an easy way to drill the pen
PenBlank Drilling Jig A drill press plays a major role in penmaking but is effective only if you hold the blank securely and squarely while drilling. Made from any available shop scrap, this jig with its integral clamping fence promises perfect results every time.
Here 39s a quick jig I use for drilling out the center of pen blanks. It 39s built from a couple scrap pieces of wood, and can be built in no time at all. Thanks
Use this jig to square up your pen blanks to the pen tubes. This sanding jig is 2quot high. If your disc sander is small, you can use the Pen Blank Sanding Jig Short which is only 1quot high. The adjustable rod holder can be placed on either side of these new improved jigs. Works best with appropriately sized punches to hold the pen tubes.
These jigs are really handy for drilling nice straight holes through the middle of your pen blanks before installing the brass tubes. Materials used 1. one piece of maple about 16quot long, 2 1/4quot wide, and 3/4quot thick 2. a piece of cherry 1 1/2quot tall, 3/4quot thick, cut in to two short pieces 3.
This is a quick project that I made to hold pen blanks while drilling them for woodturning. I wanted something that was quick and easy to use, but would cons
To drill on a press with a quill stroke too short you have to drill as far as you can then exit, raise the platform and finish drilling. You need a vise or jig to hold the pen blank. At one time I had a drill press with a short quill travel and had my jig mounted on a piece of plywood.
Another vote for the pen mill. I chuck the mill in my drill press, then hold the blank with the wooden block drilling jig you can buy everywhere. Half way down this page you can see it. I don 39t clamp it when I use the pen mill because I like it to be able to float a little since the tube is never exactly parallel to the outside of the blank.