First kitless fountain pen

Signed-In Members Don't See This Ad

Brumar72

Member
Joined
Feb 2, 2021
Messages
43
Location
Italy
This is a prototype, my first bespoke fountain pen.
Olive wood, red acrylic for threads and water buffalo horn for section.
140mm long when capped, 16 grams of weight.
Melamine satin finish. Bock 250 #6.
 

Attachments

  • IMG_20210826_122400.jpg
    IMG_20210826_122400.jpg
    104.7 KB · Views: 130
  • IMG_20210826_122153.jpg
    IMG_20210826_122153.jpg
    120.7 KB · Views: 124
  • IMG_20210826_122249.jpg
    IMG_20210826_122249.jpg
    159.7 KB · Views: 118
  • IMG_20210826_122324.jpg
    IMG_20210826_122324.jpg
    150.8 KB · Views: 110
  • IMG_20210826_122222.jpg
    IMG_20210826_122222.jpg
    193.8 KB · Views: 127
Signed-In Members Don't See This Ad

Brumar72

Member
Joined
Feb 2, 2021
Messages
43
Location
Italy
Your first??? Wow!! That's beautiful. Well done mate
Thanks Casey,
This is actually a prototype since i had to figure out how to thread barrel and cap with triple lead treads, and mostly how to deal with wood, I had to make acrylic insertions before starting the pen.
Next step will be using better acrylics, test if buffalo horn is suitable for sections and installing clips! 😉
 

leehljp

Member Liaison
Joined
Feb 6, 2005
Messages
8,282
Location
Tunica, MS,
Beautiful pen! When it does crack, replace the horn with more durable material.

If this is your first kitless, you have a bright future in custom pens!
 

Brumar72

Member
Joined
Feb 2, 2021
Messages
43
Location
Italy
Beautiful pen! When it does crack, replace the horn with more durable material.

If this is your first kitless, you have a bright future in custom pens!
Thanks a lot Hank, I'll surely follow your hint. I won't sell this one.

Concerning bespoke pens, I think most of pen turners, after making many kit pens, want to try to explore the kitless world: it's a lot of fun and freedom of choices!
 
Top Bottom