Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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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...
Saturday, 26 October 2013
Introducing The 'Lau Cigar' in Blue Mosaic and Black Acrylic!
This pen (number one of a two-pen order) is one that I just finished today. What is most interesting to me about this one is that it rep...
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Large Cumberland Ebonite Cigar with Clip
Hello folks. Here is an example of a clipped Cigar style pen. I don't often put clips on my Cigar pens, but it was requested. In t...
Monday, 7 October 2013
Cone-Ended Cigar in Charger Lava with 1.1mm Stub Nib
Another excuse to use this lovely resin from Bear Tooth Woods! Charger Lava is one of my favourites (yes, I say that a lot) with its ama...
Sunday, 29 September 2013
Classic Brown Classic :-)
I have been waiting for a chance to use this lovely material again, and finally got the chance. This lovely resin, which is made in Ital...
Thursday, 26 September 2013
Hello all, Here is a trio of pens that I made over the past couple of weeks, finished last night. This is a three-pen order headed for th...
Tuesday, 3 September 2013
Flamed Cane: The True Bamboo with Garnet Thread Wrap and Ruby End Jewels
In my last couple of blog entries, I introduced a technique of thread wrapping used in fly fishing rod construction, particularly in that...
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
True Bamboo: Yep, Finally Did It.
Well, after making so many 'Bamboo' style pens, and then working on one made of bamboo 'wood', it was really kind of ine...
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