Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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Thursday, 4 May 2017
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 mat...
Saturday, 22 April 2017
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 ...
Sunday, 12 March 2017
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 wor...
Saturday, 11 March 2017
'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 i...
Sunday, 12 February 2017
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 Brook...
'Mirkwood' Compact Style Fountain Pen
OK, so this order was actually supposed to be a Cigar style pen, but somewhere along the way while making this, the picture I had in my h...
Purple Haze Cigar
Hey all, Just a quick post with one of my recent Cigar pen orders. This alumilite material, originally Ghost Koi purple - made by ...
Friday, 3 February 2017
'Fall Foliage' Cigar Style Fountain Pen
Hello everyone, Finally got some time in my workshop this week. As usual, the cold winter is making it hard to use what little time I...
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Special Guest: Jonathon Brooks' Aka-Kin Tamenuri Urushi
Hey all, Special treat today. Someone else's pen work! Some time ago, one of my fellow pen makers, the very gifted Jonathon Bro...
Thursday, 8 December 2016
White and Red 'Japan-Themed' Curvy Style Fountain Pen
Hello all, Here is another Curvy style fountain pen - this one just finished today. This is the result of an order that I received...
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