Ken Cavers Custom Pens
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Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Root Beer Float Cigar Style FP
Here is another 'first go' at a material I have been waiting to use (one that is not commissioned), and finally just decided to j...
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Jade Pebble 'Bamboo' Style Fountain Pen
Well, I have had this lovely Jade Pebble acrylic sitting on the shelf for a long, long time while it waited out (along with the new owner...
Friday, 12 December 2014
New Style of Fountain Pen - the 'Compact' in Charger Lava
OK, so it's really more of a modification to a previous style, the Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen. A little smaller, no clip, and rounde...
Monday, 8 December 2014
'Cool Mint Water' Cigar Style FP - (first go at using transparent acrylic)
Once in a while I get an acrylic that is relatively translucent, and as I finish off the pen, I wonder how it would look with the insid...
Saturday, 29 November 2014
Charger Lava Cigar Style Fountain Pen
Back to the basics - the Cigar style fountain pen. When using a very colourful, interesting resign like this Charger Lava alumilite, the...
Friday, 21 November 2014
Orange Crush SPFP
Here's the latest to come off my bench - first time I have made this style of pen out of the Orange Crush acrylic. One of the thi...
Monday, 10 November 2014
'Fall Foliage' Cigar Style Fountain Pen
Nothing like a good cigar A good cigar style fountain pen, that is! The great advantage of the Cigar style is that it very simple. So...
Thursday, 6 November 2014
Blue Tiger SPFP
Here is another material that I have not used in quite a while. Similar to the 'Tiger' acrylic that I seem to use quite often, t...
Wednesday, 5 November 2014
'Arctic Nights' Shirt Pocket Fountain Pen
Well, I so liked this material (which I last time called 'Blue Nebula') that I just had to get more. So, back to Jonathon Brooks...
Sunday, 26 October 2014
Curvy Style FP in Inlaid Blackwood and Amboyna Burl
Most of the time, I work with various plastics for my pens, as they are durable, nonabsorbent, and strong materials - but once in a while...
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