Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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Sunday, 17 May 2015
Blue Cowrie Cigar Fountain Pen with Black Trim
This is only the second time that I have ever used this Blue Cowrie acrylic - and I have to say, I love it. Very appealing mix of blues ...
Friday, 8 May 2015
Water, Water Everywhere
Here is another of the Cool Mint Water Cigar style fountain pens. Having fun working on these transparent acrylics. Takes well ove...
Thursday, 7 May 2015
Understated Elegance: Clipless Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen in Cumberland and Black Ebonite
Here, the one who ordered this pen was looking for something elegant and portable, yet understated with subtle contrasting detail. Cumb...
Sunday, 3 May 2015
'Simplicity' Style FP in Golden Smoke and Black Trim - With Duofold Centennial Nib and Grip!
Here's a first for me. I had a request to make a new pen for an orphaned Duofold Centennial nib and grip section. Wasn't sur...
Friday, 1 May 2015
'Nemo' Inlaid Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen
The order this time was for a glossy black barrel, a colourful cap, and matching inlays to tie it all together - all in the form of o...
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
'Colour Eruption' Compact Style Fountain Pen
Well, this pen is the 'start-over' that I had to do after forgetting to make that last one clipless. Didn't have any more of...
'Lava Flow' Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen
Here is another one of my 'Shirt Pocket Fountain Pens', made to be compact enough to fit nicely in the shirt pocket, and posts...
Saturday, 11 April 2015
Colour Splash Cigar Style Fountain Pen
This was kind of an impromptu project. I picked up one of these Jonathon Brooks blanks that I had in stock, and decided I wanted to know...
Friday, 10 April 2015
'Curvy' Style Fountain Pen with Clip and Inlay
This has been a very good week for shop time :) Here's one that I finished last night, a Curvy style fountain pen in black and whit...
Thursday, 9 April 2015
'Jungle Life' Large Size Cigar Fountain Pen
I have to say, I am really enjoying working with these amazing alumilite resins. They have demonstrated such incredibly vivid colours, a...
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