Note: The giveaway detailed in this archived post has ended. * The Giveaway So this is the bit that everyone who clicks on this will want to read. This giveaway will be launched today (5th June 2021) and will run for 2 weeks (19th June 2021), at which point I will collate all of the entrants and then use some sort of random generation system, … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 2 week 52: Giveaway, Woop, Woop! Details inside, join me if you dare.
* Pen making So, I made a bunch of Zeus model pens last weekend and finished them off yesterday. Today I have made a bunch of different pens, these are all going to be Baldur pens. I had a few cockups like breaking some [ebonite](https://i.imgur.com/j8pleei.jpg), what I learned from this is don’t try to cut ebonite when it is warm, its soft and will snag … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 2 week 51: Let the count down begin
* Pen making Well damn, the dreaded snag list. What’s a snag list? Well a snag is something wrong and a snag list is things that need to be fixed about a current list of pens. So when I finish a pen on the lathe and it’s sanded and polished I take it up to the house (where the lighting it better) and both my … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 2 week 50: Snag lists and unicorns
First off I would like some feedback from you lovely people. We are approaching 2 years of doing these updates and each week I am trying to think of new and interesting things to talk about, thing is I am afraid of repeating myself and I don’t want these to become a ‘here look at these pens I made this week’ kind of thing, so … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 2 week 49: Cute assistants and resin spillages
(apologies i am really behind on archiving these here. I shall catch up over the next few weeks) * Pen Making So yeah, I did something I am extremely proud of. Something I will quite happily toot my own horn about. I made a demonstrator and it worked. I managed to get it clear and it’s thanks in part to Phil at Beaufort Ink, one … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 2 week 48: Gratuitous Demonstrator Shot