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D. Kennedy's Discussions

CSUSA Slimline Pen Kits

Started Apr 12, 2013 0 Replies

I don't make Slimline pens anymore so I want to sell the kits I have in stock. They are all brand new and still in the original packaging. The inventory is as follows...Artisan Slimline Pen Kits1 -…Continue

How did you get started turning?

Started this discussion. Last reply by SQ Oct 13, 2012. 9 Replies

Back in 01 or 02 I bought a little 10" Delta LA200 on a whim... I think I stumbled across one on sale @ Amazon while searching for something else... anyway, I got the lathe and a crappy set of small…Continue

Gold Titanium JR Gent

Started this discussion. Last reply by D. Kennedy Sep 28, 2012. 4 Replies

This is another recent piece that I made for my wife a couple of weeks ago. It's a scaled down desk pen with a threaded/postable cap. The fittings are gold Titanium and the barrels are Wild Cherry…Continue

Purpleheart Pen

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arlin Eastman Sep 27, 2012. 5 Replies

After an extended illness and other life issues that followed keeping me away from the fun stuff, I'm back to work in the shop. This is a black and gold titanium Sierra (of some sort) with a…Continue


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JR Gent in gold Titanium with Cherry crotch barrels.
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Spalted Hackberry - 6" X 1.25" (top view)
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Please tell us about yourself.
I am a woodturner and game call maker in Central Arkansas. I'm also a family man. Been married for 14 years and have 2 children... a boy 14 and a girl 7.
Please describe your main woodworking interests.
Woodturning. I am a skilled carpenter and cabinet maker, but when forced to make a choice between turnning and flat work, I chose woodturnig. It is my passion, my art, and my creative relaese... but I can build a house from the ground up too :)
How did you find The Patriot Woodworker

My Favorite Vendors List

Got Wood?  - Bowl blanks and other turning stock.


Arizona Silhouette  - Reseller for Berea Hardwoods pen kits, pen blanks, and muchmore.


Exotic Blanks  - Reseller for CSUSA and Berea Hardwoods pen kits and good source for pen blanks.


Traditional Woodworker  - My go-to source for turning tools.


SS Niles Bottle Stoppers  - Stainless steel bottle stoppers.


Wood Turningz  - Reseller for PSI pen kits and other things associated with pen making.


Echo Calls  - Duck call parts.


Highland Woodworking  - Bandsaw blades and much more.


Wooden Wonders   - CA (super) glue and Bethlehem olive wood pen blanks.


Flint Hills Duck Works  - Collet chucks, expanding mandrels and more.


Grizzly Industrial  - If you're in the market for an imported bandsaw this is the place to look first... BTW, most of them are imports regardless of the name plate.


Disclaimer: I am just posting links to places that I personally deal with or have dealt with over the past 6 years or so, and have nothing to gain whether it be financial or in kind.

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At 3:02pm on January 5, 2012, Greg Aksdal said…

SQ asked me to make a couple logos to give you some more choices. Let me know if any of these will work or if you want something different. 


At 5:16pm on January 4, 2012, SQ said…

I can't remember your initials.  Were they DLK?  Let me know as I am making up your logo.



Happiness is wood chips flying!

At 8:01pm on December 29, 2011, Richard Kruse said…


At 7:51pm on December 29, 2011, Randy Zubeck said…

 Hi welcome to TPW, I see you are a woodturner I find that a very beautiful art. Which I have yet to try, maybe some of your pictures might inspire me to try it.

Sincerely, Randy from Alberta , Canada

At 5:13am on December 29, 2011,
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Lewis Kauffman



At 3:56am on December 29, 2011, Ralph Allen Jones said…

Hello David,

Welcome to the patriot woodworker and we hope you continue coming back often.


At 3:37am on December 29, 2011, Leo Pedersen said…

Welcome aboard. Jump in as often as you care to and share your knowledge base and enjoy yourself. Turning is a gas.

Leo in AZ.

At 8:27pm on December 28, 2011,
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John Morris

Welcome Kennedy to The Patriot Woodworker! Glad to have aboard and I look forward to seeing some of your work. Please don't hesitate to call on me for any reason, we are here to help, learn and mentor! Thanks again Kennedy!

John Morris
The Patriot Woodworker

At 7:39pm on December 28, 2011,
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John Moody

Welcome to The Patriot Woodworker. Glad you found us and have joined up. We have many fine woodworkers on here all willing to help, share and learn along with you. We love to see what others are doing, so please post some pictures when you can.

I turn some game calls also so I will be interested in seeing what you are turning.

Let me know if you need any assistance.

John Moody
John Moody Woodworks



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