Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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Friday, 28 August 2015
Cumberland Ebonite Bamboo Style Fountain Pen
Quick post here - just finished this a few days ago, figured I'd put it up to keep the posts going. This was an order that I receiv...
Monday, 24 August 2015
'Susutake' Flamed Bamboo Fountain Pen with Garnet Thread Wrap and Ruby End-Jewels
Some time ago (nearly two years), I had been experimenting with creating fountain pens out of bamboo. This started out with using compr...
Sunday, 9 August 2015
Coral Swirl Cigar Style Fountain Pen
Here is my latest, an oversize ('Big Hand' size) Cigar style fountain pen done in an alumilite specially made for this customer b...
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Modified Bamboo Style Fountain Pen In Rainforest Acrylic - With Grain Matched Cap to Barrel
Hello all, I received this lovely acrylic from a repeat customer who wanted just the right looking material for her Bamboo pen. ...
Thursday, 28 May 2015
'Cosmos' Cigar Style FP
Here's my latest pen to finish up - just done last week before I went away on a bit of a holiday, so now time to put up some pics. ...
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...
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