Barry Gross

Accomplished Pen Maker, Arizona Silhouette

Barry has been working with wood for over 45 years and is an author of 6 books and 2 DVD’s on turning and pen making and has over 60 articles published in many wood working magazines including Fine Wood Working and Woodturning Design Magazine. He has demonstrated his methods on pen making at AAW symposiums and many turning clubs throughout the country. In addition, he is an instructor at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and The Marc Adams School of woodworking.

Barry Gross’ 2020 Seminars, 2021 Seminars TBA
Seminars included with general admission

Creating Your Pen Masterpiece

(Friday: 1:00 PM)

  • Pen Kit & Material Selection
  • Drilling & Gluing Your Pen Blanks
  • Tool Selection
  • Turning, Sanding & Finishing
  • CA Glue Finishing Techniques
  • Assembling Your Pen Blank into a Pen!
Pen Finishing Techniques

(Friday: 2:30 PM)

  • Applying a CA Glue Finish
  • Fast High Gloss Friction Finish (Aussie Oil)
  • Finishing Acrylics & Antler
Alumilite Casting & Clear Casting

(Friday: 4:00 PM) NEW SEMINAR

  • How To Cast Your Own (one-of-a-kind) Pen Blanks
  • Using and NOT using a pressure pot
  • 2 Chamber mold & Block mold techniques (NEW)
Creating Your Pen Masterpiece

(Saturday: 10:30 AM)

  • Pen Kit & Material Selection
  • Drilling & Gluing Your Pen Blanks
  • Turning Tool Selection
  • Turning, Sanding & Finishing
  • CA Glue Finishing techniques
  • Assembling Your Pen Blank into a Pen!
Pen Finishing Techniques

(Saturday: 12:00 PM)

  • Applying a CA Glue Finish
  • Fast High Gloss Friction Finish (Aussie Oil)
  • Finishing Acrylics & Antler
  • Saturday: 4:00 PM NEW SEMINAR
  • Alumilite Casting & Clear Casting
  • How To Cast Your Own (one-of-a-kind) Pen Blanks
  • Using and NOT using a pressure pot
  • 2 Chamber mold & Block mold techniques (NEW)
Creating Your Pen Masterpiece

(Sunday: 10:30 AM)

  • Pen Kit & Material Selection
  • Drilling & Gluing Your Pen Blanks
  • Turning Tool Selection
  • Turning, Sanding & Finishing
  • CA Glue Finishing Techniques
  • Assembling Your Pen Blank into a Pen!
Pen Finishing Techniques

(Sunday: 12:00 PM)

  • Applying a CA Glue Finish
  • Fast High Gloss Friction Finish (Aussie Oil)
  • Finishing Acrylics & Antler
Alumilite Casting & Clear Casting

(Sunday: 1:00 PM) NEW SEMINAR

  • How To Cast Your Own (one-of-a-kind) Pen Blanks
  • Using and NOT using a pressure pot
  • 2 Chamber mold & Block mold techniques (NEW)