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19/10/2017 08:21 AM
Custom pens just got easier
If you make custom pens, often called kitless pens, or it’s something you’ve been considering and been daunted by the prospect, we’ve just made things a whole lot easier. We have introduced a range of ready-made sections for fountain pens, … Continue reading

17/08/2017 10:21 AM
Introducing our new Sirocco pen kit
Having launched our brand new Sirocco pen kit at the end of June, we thought it was high time we mentioned it in our blog – in fact long overdue. The Sirocco, like all our other pens kits, is designed … Continue reading

14/06/2017 08:18 AM
How to build a custom steampunk fountain pen
With thanks to Vasilev Eftim who sent us this link to the processes he used to create this outstanding pen he’s just made. You’ll need your Google translator if you don’t happen to speak Russian, but it’s most definitely well … Continue reading

15/03/2017 10:15 AM
Sophie of Wessex receives her Beaufort Mistral fountain pen
HRH Princess Sophie Countess of Wessex has recently taken over from the Queen as Patron of the Blind Veterans Association. To mark the occasion of her visit to open their new Llandudno centre, the Association decided they would present Sophie … Continue reading

20/01/2017 09:16 AM
Using liquid melamine as a pen finish
The boss is a pen maker, and he is  frequently asked what finishes he recommends for our pen kits, the answer to which will of course depend on what the pen is being made from in the first place. However, … Continue reading

20/11/2016 11:43 AM
Introducing our new Tempest pen kit
If you’re looking for a click pen with a reliable mechanism, here it is. With a specially engineered mechanism designed to keep on clicking, it’s available to buy online right now.

23/10/2016 01:12 PM
Have you seen the new Mistral ballpoint pen kits and pencil kits yet?
Have you seen the new Mistral ballpoints and pencils yet? They’ve been on line for a couple of weeks now. Long awaited, we now have the the final additions to out world class suite of Mistral pen kits, which we … Continue reading

27/07/2016 10:49 AM
Triple start thread taps and dies now in stock
Great news for makers of kitless pens or custom pens. Triple start threads, or triple lead threads are popular amongst pen makers because it means the  pen cap can be removed or replaced with fewer turns.  Whereas, depending on the … Continue reading

04/07/2016 10:10 AM
Upgrading a Baoer 388 nib
Our latest extravagant indulgence has arrived at last, a Baoer 388 for which we had to splash out a massive £1.97  –  delivered. Rediculous!! And what a great little pen it is – we can’t fault its appearance, balance, feel … Continue reading

27/06/2016 11:58 AM
Now is the time tto upgrade your nib
There has never been a better time to upgrade your fountain pen nib if you live outside the UK. With the pound at its lowest point for over 30 years, your dollars go further. Bock fountain pen nibs are available … Continue reading