Redheart, Purpleheart and Yellowheart fountain pens. Jr. Statesman kits with CA finish.
We aren't very creative with those wood names, aren't we?..
(Also, I managed to Improve my images a lot just by setting my phone's camera exposure and saturation to manual mode and increasing them a bit).
Sleeved this beautiful chunk of purple 💜 with some ebonite and made a massive pen!
Ebonite section, Jowo #6 b, marble acrylic finials with abalone coin inlay, spacers, watch crown roll stop, CA finish.
Thanks for looking!
I scored a large piece of purpleheart, one of my favorite woods, at a local symposium; 12x12x3. It is covered in wax. I can take a cheap knife and scrap off the wax from pen blanks. However, to tackle a large piece of wood is a different story. Cut and just clean what is being used? Your...
I think I am hooked. These Longwood pens are my first attempt at segmented pens. What an engaging activity. I hope that I will be able to go back to non-segmented pens after this.
Which one is your favourite? I can't decide.
These are both Tulipwood Blanks with Purpleheart feature...
First time with this pattern, learned a few things, will be trying it again.
Its a fairly time consuming project, but produces an interesting pattern.
You end up making more sawdust that penblank!
Anyone have any tips from when they tried it?