2022 PenMakers International MPG
April 22 and 23, 2022 - Symposium
           



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April 1, 2022

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April 1, 2022

Meal Orders End
April 10, 2022

Online Registration Ends
April 18, 2022


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Vendors

PtownSubbie

Fred loves to design and improve useful tools and jigs for all types of projects. His line of silicone casting molds first started by looking into how he could create his own pen blanks. Today, his business has diversified into several lines of custom pen making products and accessories.

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The American Association of Woodturners

Mission Statement
The mission of the American Association of Woodturners is to provide education, information, and organization to those interested in turning wood.

The American Association of Woodturners (AAW) is a Minnesota nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, dedicated to advancing the art and craft of woodturning worldwide by providing opportunities for education, information, and organization to those interested in turning wood. Established in 1986, AAW currently has more than 16,000 members and a network of over 365 local chapters globally representing professionals, amateurs, gallery owners, collectors, and wood/tool suppliers. AAW’s journal, American Woodturner is the foremost publication on the art and craft of woodturning in the world.

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Rich Coers

Exceptional wood blanks. From pens to bowls. Beautiful and pure.


The Pensmiths

Two brothers making custom writing instruments and other woodturning projects. Also specializing in custom Alumilite blanks.

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Easy Wood Tools

Easy Wood Tools® makes high quality, easy to use, hand-crafted turning tools and accessories so people will have more time to relax, create, and enjoy woodturning as a hobby or profession. We’re a family-owned business that takes its mission very seriously. We’re the leading replaceable carbide-tipped woodturning tool manufacturer for a reason:

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  • We focus only on turning;
  • We are consistently first to market with cutting-edge turning tool;
  • and accessory design;
  • Our products are high quality and hand made in America;
  • Our customer service staff is knowledgeable, responsive, and fast.


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Exotic Blanks

Whether you are looking for pen kits, natural materials, space-age plastics, vintage material, exotic materials, or just something new and different for your most valued clients, we at Exotic Blanks are here to provide you with a wide range of exciting choices for the soul of your creations.

With many years of experience in the arts behind us, we have taken the guess work out of selecting exciting new products. As active artists, we have worked with and proven all of the materials we offer. We provide tips and hints as to peculiarities of the various materials. And we are available to answer those burning questions or to accept your special requests.

In short, Exotic Blanks offers everything you need to take your products to another level, pleasing your customers and increasing your personal satisfaction. Browse through our many offers. Bet you can’t choose just one!



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Midwest Woodworking Electronics

Midwest Woodworking Electronics provides project kits for woodworkers to create their own electronic gadgets.

Our first products to market are laser pointer kits. These laser pointers are designed to the upmost quality. Our patented laser pointer kits allows for a long single body which gives focus more on the craftmanship of the wood/acrylic body. They pair well with a finely crafted pen for gifts.

This is a new market for penturners who sell to companies, jewelry stores, and craft shows. The target end-users are business people who do presentations, or people who do indoor/outdoor work to point at objects like construction sites, factories, nature, stargazing, etc… And of course they're fun for cats too.

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Ohio PenWorks

Ohio Pen Works sells unique and distinctive pen blanks cast in Alumilite.

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Blank Harvesting
Sales And Marketing
Lathe Maintenance
Kitless Next Steps
From Beginner To Professional In 90 Minutes
Woman In Turning
Color Casting
Lightsaber Pen
Scalloped Blanks
Photographing Your Art
All Abount Casting
Working Your Way Through Social Media
Bending Jig For Embedding Objects
Sharpening Your High Speed Steel

Featured Vendor
Exotic Blanks


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John Underhill