Saturday, May 13, 2017

Detail Sanding Pens, scroll saw pattern. A few words about Bear Woods.
The pattern book has both the large and small pens.

These small detail sanding pens are easy to make and very useful. The long pen is 5" long and the short pen is 3" long. They work well for sanding the fuzzes off interior fretwork and other hard to reach places. The tip of the pens can get into small areas but all the surfaces of the sand paper can be used for different areas. The pens are cut from 1/4" wood. 

These are so easy to cut that you can make a few and keep different grits of sand paper attached.

To cut the wedge from the short pen and the kerf from the long pen a #5 blade works best for most sand paper. If you use a thicker sand paper you may have to use a larger blade so the paper fits.


Information: A few words about bear woods.

Stephen Dinesen is the President and owner of Bear Woods Supply Company. He has had many roles in his career from entrepreneur, consultant, volunteer and business coach. 

As the owner of Bear Woods, Stephen has grown the business by serving the wood crafting community with quality supplies and great customer care.

I have had the pleasure to collaborate with Stephen for a while now and I can honestly say the experience has been great. When we started working together I told Stephen that I was looking for a partner who I could trust to take care of my readers. When I recommend a vendor to my readers I don't want to get negative feedback. That makes me look bad and kills the loyalty I have gained with my readers. In the time I have had Bear Woods as a sponsor I can tell you that I have received only two negative comments and Stephen immediately took steps to rectify the issues. I can't count the positive emails about Bear Woods I have received.

The first issue was shipping cost to the U.S. (Bear Woods is a Canadian company). When I mentioned the issue to Stephen he immediately worked the issue and came up the a small order shipping plan that was half the normal cost. This made ordering Pegas blades to the US much easier on the wallet. Not only that but he has recently been working on cheaper shipping cost again. He just continues to look for ways to serve his customers.

The second issue was a small back order problem. Again when I mentioned this to Stephen he took action and raised his inventory to help lower the back orders. 

I think it's pretty clear to see that I am a fan of Stephen and Bear Woods. That is because I can trust him and so can you. Yes he is a sponsor but understand that I do not take cash from sponsors. I set up deals where I get to order product. This lets me see all the same things you see. When something is back ordered, I see it. When a product is good or poor quality I see that also just like you do. I see how the shipping and packaging are done. If I were to take cash payment from vendors then I miss all that experience. I also always set up that either party can stop the collaborations at any time.  

I want to ask that you consider Bear Woods if you need wood craft supplies. Bear Woods also sells the Pegas scroll saw blades that I use. They are made of the highest quality steel to tightest standards of any blade on the market. Remember to select the "small package shipping" if you order the blades to get the cheapest shipping cost.

Thanks Stephen for taking care of my readers. 

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