A slimline pen hand turned on a lathe in my own UK workshops. A segmented Slimline design with gold-plated trim and the pen barrels handcrafted from two different kinds of wood padauk and cherry.
With the segmented pen mounted on the lathe and turned to a round shape. Once shaped it needs sanding through to 400 grit and then up to 8 coatings of thin CA glue applying this is, then polished to 12000 grit using Micro-mesh for a super hard and durable high gloss finish. A turned pen with highly polished Paduak contrasting against golden cherry.
This wooden ballpoint pen uses a cross-type black ink refill available from any good stationery supplier.
All my writing instruments come in a black presentation box as the standard. As every piece of wood is different in grain and figure even within the same larger piece, a turned wooden pen will make great gift ideas and unique wooden 5th wedding anniversary gifts or Mother’s day gifts.
Key Points For This Padauk & Cherry Pen
- Two Different Woods
- Twist Action
- Black Oil-Based Ink
- Cross Refill
- Presentation Box
- Handcrafted In The UK
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