Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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Thursday, 3 April 2014
Forest Lava Cigar!
Just finished this tonight. Have had this Forest Lava resin sitting in stock for some time, and no takers. Which was just killing me, b...
Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Clipless 'Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen' in Raspberry Swirl
Here's one I didn't think I'd be likely to make - a 'Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen', but without a clip. I would have th...
Thursday, 27 March 2014
Flat-End Cigar FP in Blue Cowrie with Black Trim
So, I had a nice piece of this Blue Cowrie acrylic left over from one of the pens in my recent four-pen SFP order. Such a beautiful mate...
Saturday, 15 March 2014
'Shirt Pocket Fountain Pens' - a Four-Pen Order
Well, it finally started to warm up a bit here. Mostly still well below zero (Celcius), but at least it is trending in the right direct...
Saturday, 1 March 2014
At the Mercy of the Season...
Hello all. I thought I had better post an update on my work of late (or actually, the lack thereof). Generally, winter tends to slow down...
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Clipless 'Classic' Style in Charger Lava
Just finished this one this afternoon - nice having a bit of time away from work. Still, the garage could be warmer... This is anoth...
Friday, 10 January 2014
Something Completely Different - a Walnut Nib Holder for Glass Nibs!
Hello folks, It has been a while since I have had opportunity to post one of my pens. Over the Christmas Holiday, we needed the room wher...
Saturday, 30 November 2013
Red, White and Black 'Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen'
OK, so here is another example of turning a disaster into an opportunity (something I am a big believer in - at least in pen making...)....
Saturday, 9 November 2013
Ivory Celluloid and Black Acrylic
I LOVE turning celluloid! Too bad it is so hard to obtain... It is a wonderfully nice material to turn on the lathe, and yet produces ream...
Saturday, 2 November 2013
Coned Cigar in Ocean Lava 'Earth' Resin
Just finished this one after work today. This pen is the second of a two-pen order - the first was the mosaic pen I last posted. T...
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