Frequently Asked Questions

More frequently asked questions that have quick easy answers. If you have questions that you can’t find an answer to in the product pages or blog posts please use the contact form below.

Removing Perfume Bottle Top’s

Not sure about removing perfume bottle top’s so you can fill your perfume atomizer or pen? How you go about this will depend on the style and brand.

Removing Perfume Bottle Tops From Dior 1

The wife buys Dior from all around the world while on holiday or working. The tops can be different even within the same make and brand depending on where made. Some will pull off easily others may be a little harder.

If it will not pull straight of try easing around the bottom edge with a knife or nail file. This should then easily just pop off then just pull out the plastic plug. The top will just pop back on when finished with no damage.

How Long Does It Take To Make A Pen

It takes two days to make a pen if it’s straightforward. If I have to order materials it could be up to three weeks depending on where the materials come from and the complexity of the pen design.

If you would like to order an out of stock item for a specific date, please contact me first to see if it is possible within the time frame you need.

Do I Have A Replacement Filofax Pen

Do I have a handmade ink pen that is a suitable replacement for a Filofax pen? maybe but it will depend on the size of the Filofax loop.

All my pens are hand-turned by hand and eye and will all vary slightly. Some slimline pens made from Corian at 9.5 to 10 mm diameter, all these use a standard cross-type refill available on the high street.

Care For Pens

All my pens need little maintenance as I have sealed the wood with a hard and durable finish to protect it. An occasional wipe over with a soft cloth to remove fingerprints if you wish.

More care and thought should be given to where you leave it. Although tough and durable for everyday use please do not leave near radiators, on car dashboards or near direct heat sources.

The wood is dry but different woods expand and contract. Leaving any wood in direct sunlight will fade darker woods and lighter woods will darken.

Last Posting Date For Christmas

The last posting date when we think you will still receive our wooden pens is the 16th December for first-class and Monday the 12th for second class. We will still post pens after this date but cannot be sure they will arrive in time for Christmas.

Do we post for international shipping?

Whitlock-Wooden-Designs have a massive range of wood pens, wall art, jewellery and other gifts all made from solid wood. We work with customers from the UK as well as those from all around the globe. We can ship anywhere in the world and the cost might not be as bad as you think either.

Fitting two pens within a packet for America at $21.61, Australia, New Zealand at 26.62 Australian dollars, Europe at 12.74 euros

If you have special requirements please get in touch to discuss.

Card Payments

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