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Old 02-12-2017, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Masters of the Fountain Pen:Harumi Tanaka

I hope this hasn't been posted already (and that links to YouTube vids are acceptable). Amazing video showing fountain pen being created. I like his "lathe" as it combines both manual, foot control and electric motor.

https://youtu.be/1F12qUyIACM
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I've seen him working, but not the lathe workings. That makes things much clearer for me.

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Yikes, makes one humble.
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Thank you for this excellent and humbling video.
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That was incredible! Thanks for the share! Watching true craftsmen create a beautiful pen out of some celluoid rods is mesmerizing!
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Unbelievable - craftmanship like that is rare.
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Love the lathe.
The combination of the foot control.

Ok who is going to be the first to make one of their own?
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There are a bunch of the Master of Fountain Pen vids. It is amazing to watch those craftsman turn and make fountain pens. Seems like there is a lot of muscle memory used to build those pens. I am constantly checking diameters with calipers and depth with dial gages. I hope he doesn't get any ebonite in his coffee.


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