2022 PenMakers International Chicagoland MPG
April 22 and 23, 2022 - Symposium - Hoffman Estates Illinois

Key Dates

Shirt Orders End
April 1, 2022

Personalized Mug Orders End
April 1, 2022

Meal Orders End
April 10, 2022

Online Registration Ends
April 18, 2022

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Turning For Troops Update

Turning For Troops

Making pens for our troops is a long standing tradition among penturners.
MPG 2022 will be no different. Please bring a pen (or 2 or 3) to the event and we will make sure they are donated to our troops.

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Topics (Subject To Change)
Scalloped Blanks
Blank Harvesting
Photographing Your Art
Woman In Turning
Sales And Marketing
Lathe Maintenance
All Abount Casting
Color Casting
Lightsaber Pen
Sharpening Your High Speed Steel
The Best Finish for Your Pens: Subjective Observations (Fake News) vs. Objective Data (Real Science)
The Face Of Your Craft Business; How To Get It Online
From Beginner To Professional In 90 Minutes
Bending Jig For Embedding Objects
Kitless Next Steps

Featured Vendor
Ohio PenWorks

Featured Demonstrator
Ed Brown