Yew Fountain Pen And Pencil Set

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This is a wood pen set hand turned in my UK workshops on a wood-turning lathe. They both have a high-quality gold-plated trim and black detailing. English Yew is an old and ancient tree with some over 4000 years old. Commonly found on or near pagan burial sites, everything from the tree is poisonous apart from the aril. Yew (Taxus baccata) is rich in colour from pale cream sapwood to rich golden browns and sometimes purple if there has been any iron in contact with the wood.

Mechanical Pencil

The mechanical wooden pencil has a superior twist mechanism to extend and retract the 0.7mm lead. Normally on this type of pencil design, the lead just extends, making this design far superior.

With the wood mounted on my lathe and turned to round and shaped. Once shaped, it needs sanding through to 400 grit and then up to 8 coatings of Ca, glue finish applying. This then needs polishing to 12000 grit using micro mesh for a super hard and durable high gloss finish. The wood needs sealing with a durable finish, not the wood turner’s traditional friction polish or wax as these are not durable enough for daily use. Sealing the wood will prevent the natural oils from the skin staining and discolouring this beautiful wood.

A posted fountain pen from my European range, with a good quality medium nib. Supplied with a converter pump for bottled inks and an ink cartridge to get you started writing immediately. The pen has a posted cap, so you can screw the cap onto the end of the pen, affecting weight and balance.

These gift sets come in a presentation box as a standard. As every piece of wood is different, this set will make unique wooden gifts for the 5th wedding anniversary, Father’s Day or Christmas gifts.

Please note if the pictured pen has sold, another of the same wood will be sent. With the natural nature of the material, your item may differ slightly with the grain pattern and colour.

Wooden Pen Pencil Set Details

  • Matching Set
  • Black Ink
  • 0.7mm Retractable Mechanical Pencil
  • Gift Box Included
  • Handcrafted In The United Kingdom


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Whitlock Wooden Designs makes it a top priority to promptly deliver all of our creations. We want you to be able to enjoy your purchase as soon as possible.

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To ensure prompt shipment, all transactions placed before noon GMT are sent the same day to the local sorting office. We will advise you of the shipment the next day by email.

Postal Services United Kingdom

We offer 1st, or 2nd class signed and tracked postage. First-class postage for £6.45 and second-class for £5.45 with two writing pens is available in Great Britain. All UK orders of £60 or more qualify for free shipment. This is our second class service by Royal Mail: typically two days to arrive.

United States And Europe

We dispatch to America and Europe too, with up to two for the price of £15.45 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 shipping policies, either call us or get in touch at [email protected]

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