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Ken Cavers
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Gold-Veined Marble Fountain Pen
Hello folks, A while back I was sent this cool material by a customer who asked that I turn it into a pen.  I discovered that this material (a marble white with real gold foil embedded in it) is made of polyresin, which I had some time ago sworn off using b...

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Green and Purple Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen
Just got this pair of odd blanks in with a recent order.   Not enough of either to make a pen, but they looked like they might go together, and it just happened that I needed a break from some studying I was doing, so off to the workshop, and this pen was b...

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A Whole Lot of Amboyna
Hi everyone, Here are the first two pens of a four-pen order, all in amboyna burl wood.   Definitely one of my favourite woods to work with.   Despite the fact that it is a pain to drill (the crazy grain makes it hard to maintain a straight drill), the smel...

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'Purity' Style Fountain Pen in Tibaldi Impero Celluloid With Inlay and 18K Nib
Hi folks, Here is one I just finished today, a custom order for which the customer sent me this lovely celluloid and asked me to turn it into a pen. The material is a very cool grey-in-blue-matrix which gives it an awesome effect.  And, celluloid!  Love tha...

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Guiness, or Mirkwood?

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Guiness (Mirkwood?) Cigar Style Fountain Pen
Finally, we come to this Cigar style pen which is done up in what I initially thought was a Mirkwood alumilite blank (from Jonathon Brooks), - which is what the customer ordered - but as I turned it, and saw no green, I realized that it was actually a Guine...

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