Learn to make pens that are both practical--and beautiful! In this newly revised edition, author and expert pen turner, Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with in-depth instruction and creative ideas for both the novice and the experiences turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work--no detail has been left out! Also included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from CorianÂ®, InLace, antler and other materials included.