I came home today from work and was greeted by two pen blanks my wife had made out of polymer clay. Any of you ever turned this stuff before?
If you're not familiar with polymer clay, it's a clay-like plastic compound that can be molded and shaped and then cured in a home oven. Once cured, it's hard like a ceramic, but it's not brittle and can be sanded, drilled, and carved. Here's more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymer_clay