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  • 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:…

  • 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…

  • Pen(cil) Turning | Brown Mallee Burl Cigar Pencil with Chrome Hardware

    In today’s video, I turn a Cigar pencil using Brown Mallee Burl wood and chrome hardware. This was a trickier one to turn. I found that the carbide chisels kept snagging. A couple of times, I stopped to fill some voids with CA. At the end, after it all came together, the click mechanism wasn’t…

  • 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 | Ebony and Birdseye Maple with Gold Hardware Baron Fountain Pen

    In today’s video, I use Ebony and Birdseye Maple wood with gold hardware to turn a Baron fountain pen. The profile for this pen looks simple enough but it tested the steadiness of my hand. I like the contrast of the woods on the pen – it’s a satisfying imbalance. The finish is Shellawax, allowing for the…

  • Pen Turning | Purpleheart with Gunmetal Hardware

    Pen Turning | Purpleheart with Gunmetal Hardware

    I’m so glad that it’s finally getting warm enough for me to start turning pens. Making boxes over the colder months was great. Pen turning, however, is at the heart of this endeavour and I’m really hoping to make something of it. As it happens, today is the one-year anniversary of SANA Stationery & Gifts…

  • It Started as a Box for Business Cards

    It Started as a Box for Business Cards