Lignum Vitae Wood Twist Pen


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A wooden twist ballpoint pen with 24-carat gold plating to the hardware. Lignum Vitae wood for the main pen sections made in my own UK workshop. Lignum Vitae is the hardest and most dense wood commercially available. One of its uses was as bearings on boat shafts because of its high oil content. Because it is so hard and oily it is a difficult wood to work with.

The pen blank is mounted on my lathe then shaped and sanded then up to 8 coatings of Ca glue need applying. The superglue then polished to 12000 grit yes really 12000 to give a tough, durable high gloss finish. Other types of wood-turning finishes such as wax or friction polish will not offer any long-term protection.

The pen uses a twist mechanism and a black cross style refill available from my pen spares & refills or any other good stationery suppliers to keep this beautiful pen in use for many years to come.

This is a traditional slimline pen design, ideal for everyday use.

All of my ink pens come in a presentation box as the standard. As every piece of wood is different in grain and figure even within the same larger piece, these pens will make great gift ideas and unique handmade 5th wedding anniversary, mother’s day, Christmas or birthday gifts.

Exotic Wooden Pen Details

  • Twist Action
  • Oil Based Ink
  • Ballpoint 
  • Cross Refill
  • Pen Gift Box
  • 25 g


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Delivery Details

Whitlock Wooden Designs treats the delivery of all our customer orders as a priority. We want you to receive your order as quickly as possible, so you can enjoy it.

Order Dispatch

We aim to dispatch all orders the same day as placed, provided we receive it before twelve o'clock midday GMT.

Delivery Services United Kingdom

We offer 1st or 2nd class signed and tracked postage. 1st class for £4.95 and 2nd class for £4.0 with up to two writing pens throughout Great Britain. Free shipping available for all UK orders over £60 only. This service is our second class postage by Royal Mail normally two day's delivery.

United States And Europe

We dispatch orders to America and Europe too with up to two for the price of £11.00 signed and tracked.

Rest Of The World. Also, we dispatch to other countries for £11 with mail tracking where ever possible.

If you have any queries about our delivery details please contact us at [email protected]