Wood Pen by Midwest Wood Art

Wood Pen by Midwest Wood Art

Midwest Wood Art

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Assortment of wood turned pens. 

These turned wood pens were made by Joan Overhouse of Midwest Wood Art in Dubuque, Iowa.

Made of various woods.

Dimensions: approximately 5.25" long.


And a Few Words from the Artist:

"I am a native of Dubuque.  After retiring from Flexsteel Industries after 35 years I took a class on bowl turning in 2008. I wasn't impressed, so I gave up turning until 2011 when I was talked into taking a class and fell in love with pen turning. Since then I have made pens, seam rippers, cake testers, and just started turning platters. I like making acrylic pens the best."

"Lyndal and I were at the American Association of Woodturners 25th Anniversary Symposium in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2011, touring the vendors area.  I noticed someone demonstrating pyrography/woodburning and asked Lyndal if he wanted a woodburner for Christmas.  He said "I guess so", so I bought one for him.  I ended up being the one to use it and I now do the pyrography and water coloring on some of Lyndal's turnings."

Find more of Joni's work here.

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