2023 PenMakers International Chicagoland MPG
April 21 and 22, 2023 - Symposium - Hoffman Estates Illinois
               

Demonstrators

Mark Dreyer

Mark been making pens for the past 20 years, starting back when the exotic woods were Kingwood and a very rare piece of cocobolo put on a gold slimline. The finish was wax sticks that you would press against the wood as hard as you could and then buff out with a cotton towel.

Mark has been demoing nationally, regionally, and locally in the Chicagoland area. He recently demoed at the AAW National symposium in Atlanta (2016) and Portland (2018).

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Ed Brown

Owner ExoticBlanks.com. Ed has been in the pen making business for over 30 years. His skill as a turner and knowledge of the industry is never shadowed.

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John Underhill

John had won many awards for his feather designs, including being judged top in his field by representatives of Pen World Magazine, Wood Turning Design and the American Assoc. of Wood turners.