Weekly update: Year 3 week 3: Prototypes and dry runs

* Pen making Well hello all you lovely people, how are you doing? I am good, thanks. So the pen making stuff. I am still looking back through the stuff I have posted over the past two years and will do a proper time line of the pens I have made, might even upload it onto my website which would be interesting. Well it would … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 3 week 3: Prototypes and dry runs

Weekly update: Year 3 week 2: New year, old mistakes

* pen making Some mistakes continue to happen, and I continue to attempt to fix them. This time it was the section of a new pen, when I was cutting the section off of the blank it chipped around the edge, this was entirely my fault, I wasn’t spinning the lathe up high enough. Remember, when cutting high speed is good, either that or use … Continue reading Weekly update: Year 3 week 2: New year, old mistakes

So far behind here, sorry: Weekly update: Year 3 week 1: A New Year and New Plans

* Pen making So it’s now I find myself into my 3rd year of doing these updates, or there abouts. To mark this I did a giveaway which is still running until next saturday (19th of this month). Check out last weeks update for the info. So with a new year things have not slowed down for me. I am prepping for the pen show … Continue reading So far behind here, sorry: Weekly update: Year 3 week 1: A New Year and New Plans

Weekly update: Year 2 week 52: Giveaway, Woop, Woop! Details inside, join me if you dare.

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.

Weekly update: Year 2 week 51: Let the count down begin

* 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