East Valley Middle School eighth-graders Austin Prochnow, 14, left, and Anthony Huck, 14, use lathes to chisel and sand tulipwood into parts to make fountain pens on May 7. Students have been making the wooden pens to give to veterans who plan to take the Honor Flight. Above, one of the pens.
May 11, 2013 in Washington Voices on Page V1
The pens have been carefully made: A small block of tulipwood is placed in a lathe, where it is coaxed into shape. The wood is then sanded, sealed, polished and …