For a different look in your shop-made pens, try any of the various counter-top materials. Not only do they result in a beautiful pen, but you can get your materials for little or no money. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.
George Vondriska and A.J. Moses discuss the process for making a cribbage board from scrap wood in your woodworking shop. These cribbage board plans are included in the WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Read the article Make a Cribbage Board with Peg Storage to get step-by-step instructions and a cut list for this