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Old 05-24-2017, 02:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I finished my first pen a year ago and a year ago I joined IAP (not a big anniversary). I just wanted to show you the last pen I have just finished. I wanted to make a short pen when capped but with a decent length for writing. I solved it with a thread on the body and a cap which threads on from both ends. Closed pen is 4.5 and opened is 6.5. It is also my first pen with a clip. The pen is made of ebonite, silver and spring steel.

Dear IAP Colleagues, thank you for sharing all the trade tricks and encouragements. This would be quite hard to enjoy pen making fun without this site.

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Old 05-24-2017, 02:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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A Stunningly Beautiful Pen Zbigniew.

Magnificent Design and Execution,
Love the Profile and Proportions, and the Twin Ball Socket Attachment for the Clip, is Ingenious, as is the Increasing the Pen Writing length, by Reversing the Cap.

Is the Pen Body made from Ebonite?

The Silver or Chrome Fittings are a Great Combination against the Black Body, with the Matt or Muted Finish.

Congratulations, on the Craftsmanship, you have Displayed.
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Old 05-24-2017, 07:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
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That is awesome work.
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Beautiful! Your clip is very interesting - I like it.
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Very cool!
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Old 05-24-2017, 10:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thank you all for the attention and kind remarks.

Dear Brian, yes the pen is made of ebonite.
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A lovely, novel, and ingenious pen design !!!!! . I love it !!

How did you attach the clip balls to the cap bands ? . Are they soldered ?
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Old 05-24-2017, 04:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hi Mal, it is my great pleasure to read your comment, thank you.

Yes, the balls are soldered to the bands and the rod is mounted with epoxy.
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Very innovative, Zbigniew, clip as well as general design.
I wonder how you fastened the ink windows, you don't have so much surface for the glue.
And does it screws nicely? I mean, without stop at the end of the body threads, I would be afraid the cap cracks if I screw too much.
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Very different style. Cool!
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