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Disco Pen Blank

A polyester rod pen blank bursting with bright rainbow colours. This rod pen blank is 150mm long with a 20mm diameter and is suitable for most pens, including long pens or those with large diameters.

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£ 2.08

Buy 10 £ 1.98 ea

Product Specifications

Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
ColourRed, Green, Yellow/Gold, Blue
SizeRod 150mm long x 20mm diameter
ShadeBright / Lumo

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Inspired from the 1960s, these acrylic rods are bursting with multiple colours and patterns, creating beautiful and unique acrylic pens. These acrylic rods are made by casting thermoset polyester resin in tubes. This durable material is non-toxic and is perfect for pen making. Polyester blanks are safe for drilling and turning on a wood lathe provided the tools are sharp.

Turning Polyester can be difficult if you are using it for the first time.

Some notes on turning Polyester:

  • Use very sharp tools and gentle light cuts are needed to keep chipping to a minimum.
  • A negative-rake scraper produces the cleanest chip-free finish followed closely by a skew chisel used as a scraper. A regular scraper has a tendency to create small chips. 
  • It is important to engage the tool on the rest, rub the bevel and slowly lift until cutting starts every time. Acrylics are unforgiving of careless cutting

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