- Jan 22, 2021
- Long Beach
I took a PTO day today and made my wife a new fountain pen. Bock #6 rozay medium. Diamond cast blank. M13x0.8TS and M10x1 for the section and finials. The cap is postable
Very Cool. Can you share the name of the DiamondCast blank? I would also love it if you would teach me about the clip and how you attached it. - Dave
Thanks - The blue color in your pen looks much more blue and darker than the turquoise that is indicated in the Mckenzie pictures online. - Dave
"Copperline" Kitless Pen BlankThis blank features brilliant turquoise loaded with diamond, a metallic copper, and an opaque white. The opaqueness of the white is a great contrast to the shiny turquoise and copper. Kitless blanks measure .722" x 9". They'll easily fit into an ER32 collet and are long enough to make a...www.mckenziepenworks.com
Using the J style clip from Beaufort Ink, I make a 10mm tenon on the finial. I have a 12.2mm counter bore to accept the ring clip and cut the key hole with a dremel. Sometimes I use an o ring to help seal it well.Well executed pen.
As others have said, that blank is spectacular.