I like turning pens because its one of those things that are fun to make, give away and watch people use them. But conventional pen finishes just never hold up to the rigors of human use.
Conventional pen finishes, like friction finishes, just don’t stand up to the oils in human hands.
In this method you will learn how to apply and enjoy one of the brightest and most durable finishes that a pen turner can apply.
With a little know-how, patience and practice, any turner can master the CA finish. The glass-like surface of the CA finish is a fitting embellishment to every fine writing instrument and a statement of sophistication by its craftsman.