If you want to start making advanced pens, this is a great instructional DVD to get you started. This DVD will take you through the entire process of making a segmented cigar pen like you see on the cover. Over 2 hours of total content. The main feature is 115 minutes alone.
From the back cover of the DVD:
Welcome to Mark's shop. In this video, Mark will teach you the technique that he has developed over the last 15 years for segmenting pens and other turned-wood items.
Starting with material selection, Mark will take you through the entire process of creating one of his signature pens with techniques that can be applied to anything from pens to pepper mills to flatware and anything in between.
This video also contains a never-before-seen interview with Mark and his son Brian, on their start in segmenting, the development of their material selection, and the teaching of turning for the next generation.
Main Program - 115 minutes
Interview with Mark and Brian Gisi - 14 minutes
Helpful featurettes - 11 minutes total
Equipment and materials list.