Tag: Pen Making

  • Chatoyant Cyan Curly Maple Fountain Pen

    Unveiling the Allure: Algonquin Fountain Pen in Ocean Blue Curly Maple Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Algonquin fountain pen in ocean blue stabilized Curly Maple. This video showcases the exquisite craftsmanship and mesmerizing chatoyance of this unique writing instrument. Prepare to be captivated by the close-up details of the stunning ocean blue…

  • Mesmerizing Swirls: Chatoyant Curly Maple Rollerball Pen

    In today’s video, I turn an Odyssey rollerball pen using stabilized curly maple, infused with lime green, and matte black pearl hardware. This was my first time turning stabilized wood and it went okay. It was dustier than I was expecting but it sanded out really well. I forgot to replace the cutter head on…

  • Pen Turning | Blue-Green Poly Resin blank Luxor Push Button Click Pen with Titanium Blue Hardware

    Hey folks, after a little while away, I’m back! In today’s video, I turn a Luxor push button click pen with a blue-green poly resin blank and titanium blue hardware. This one took a good while to turn, much longer than I anticipated. Luckily, it sanded up and polished real nice. I’m not generally a…

  • Pen Turning | Redheart with Titanium Gold Hardware Slimline Pen

    In today’s video, I turn a slimline ballpoint pen using Redheart wood and titanium gold hardware. This is my first time turning Redheart and I quite enjoyed it. It felt softer, requiring a gentler touch. The colour of the wood is just stunning. For this pen, I opted for a friction finish, Shellewax, instead of…

  • Pen Turning | “Sorry” Poly-Resin Pen Blank with RAW Brass Fountain Pen Hardware

    In today’s video, I turn a poly-resin blank – the design is called “Sorry.” The final pen uses RAW brass hardware. I think the colours work great together. I like that this RAW brass kit has a clip on the lid – many don’t. This blank took a good hour and a half to turn down…

  • September 30, 2023

    When I started writing these near-daily posts, I agreed with myself that I wouldn’t work too hard at them. Some days, all I’ll post is a picture or a quick thought. Other days, I’ll put something more in depth together. Today is going to be a quick day.

  • Pen Turning | Purpleheart Gear Shift Pen

    In today’s video, I turn a gear shift pen with Purpleheart wood. I think the curved profile works well with this kit, complementing the weight of the pen. I chose a high-gloss, CA finish because, well, it’s like a freshly waxed car – shiny. The mechanism for this pen is a lot of fun to…

  • Pen Turning | Bloodwood with Chrome Hardware Sedona Rollerball

    Pen Turning | Bloodwood with Chrome Hardware Sedona Rollerball

    In this video, I turn a Sedona rollerball pen with bloodwood and chrome hardware. This has to be one of my favourite-looking woods with its rich red colour and highlight accents. The CA finish just makes it shine. I like the lines of this pen, in the grain, shape, and pen grip. It seems to…

  • Pen Turning | Ebony Wood with Chrome Hardware Cigar Pen

    In this week’s video, I turn a cigar pen with Ebony wood and chrome hardware. This pen is part of a custom order for a men’s clothing store in Toronto. Ebony is a dusty wood to work with, especially when using carbide chisels, but it finishes beautifully. I used a simple friction finish, Shellawax, to…

  • Pen Turning | European Round Top with Sugar Maple Wood and Gunmetal Hardware

    Pen Turning | European Round Top with Sugar Maple Wood and Gunmetal Hardware

    In this video, I turn a European Round Top pen using Sugar Maple wood and gunmetal hardware. I like the grip section of this one. The bulbous part gives your fingers a nice place to sit while writing. These light-coloured woods look better to me each time I turn one. Shopify: https://www.sanastationerygifts.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sanastationerygifts

  • Pen Turning | Curly Maple with Gold Hardware Virage Fountain Pen

    Pen Turning | Curly Maple with Gold Hardware Virage Fountain Pen

    In this video, I turn a virage fountain pen using Curly Maple wood and gold hardware. I like this design quite a bit; I’ve done something similar with other woods. I was worried that the light colour of the wood would clash with the gold but it turned out to be all right. Shopify: https://www.sanastationerygifts.comInstagram:…

  • Pen Turning | Maple with Two-Tone Chrome Hardware Cigar Pen

    Pen Turning | Maple with Two-Tone Chrome Hardware Cigar Pen

    I turn a cigar pen in this video, using Maple wood and two-tone chrome hardware. These pens have a nice bulk to them, they feel solid in your hand. The Maple has a beautiful grain pattern that really comes through when the pen is finished with CA. Pens and other gifts are available for purchase…