Tag: SANA Stationery & Gifts

  • Pen Turning | Brown Mallee Burl with Crushed Flower Petal Inlay

    In today’s video, I turn a Cigar pen using Brown Mallee Burl. This one has a special inlay of crushed flower petals from a wedding we went to last year. This pen is a gift from the wife to her husband on their anniversary. I have got to say, I’m quite pleased with this one.…

  • May 14, 2024

    It was actually only 57 keychains. That’ll be our little secret.

  • May 11, 2024

    We went to the pop up market today. We sold one pen. We bought many things. It was good we went.

  • May 1, 2024

    I donated a pen to our school’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Falcon Fest. Earlier this year, I ran the book fair. Just last week, a popcorn sale took place to support one of the clubs. Since the fall, two fundraising lunches have taken place during the week – Subway sandwiches and PizzaPizza pizza. Then,…

  • April 30, 2024

    We started a new series on our Instagram account yesterday called, “Get to Know Me Mondays.” Here’s the first post:

  • Pen Turning: Creating a Pink Lemonade Voyager Ballpoint

    Witness the creation of a captivating Voyager ballpoint pen crafted from a mesmerizing pink lemonade blank. This lathe work video offers a glimpse into the transformation process, showcasing the manipulation of the poly resin blank as it takes shape on the lathe. The vibrant, translucent qualities of the pink lemonade blank, complemented by the matte…

  • April 27, 2024

    I got to the shop today. It felt great.

  • April 26, 2024

    I have to learn bookkeeping. I took a finance course in high school but have since lost my notes. I’m even thinking that I might need to take a course or find a book about how to run a small business. Some guidance would be good for me, because I’m at a point where I…

  • April 24, 2024

    I’m trying to run a Mother’s Day sale and am unsure of how to do it. I made up some Instagram posts with Adobe Express and then posted them to Instagram. Nothing so far. It’s hard, this learning. It’s hard, keeping motivated. It’s hard, the idea of not trying.

  • April 15, 2024

    I’ve accepted that the pencil boxes will require glue to hold them together. Either, the joints are too tight, making it too difficult to assemble, or they’re loose enough to fit together nicely, but won’t stay together. Glue fixes the second problem. The first one is not as easily overcome. I took some pictures of…

  • April 12, 2024

    Getting traction on YouTube is not easy. I thought I was doing it right, and things were looking good in the fall of last year. Since December, growth, as measured in subscribers and watch minutes, has really slowed down. I’m not sure what to do.

  • Sleek Bocote Capstone Pen

    This Bocote Capstone pen was nice to turn because of the smooth lines of the shape. The character of the wood speaks for itself so there’s no need to add any flair. In fact, that’d probably take away from the natural beauty. The simplicity of this pen, letting the wood shine, is its charm. Shopify:…