• Majestic Fountain Tidepool Pen in Seashells, Burl & Acrylic

    $ 279.00

    The Pen:
    Truly an elegant writing instrument. All Majestic Jr. pens feature the ability “post” the cap onto the pen body for writing and storage convenience. The Majestic Jr. Fountain Pen Kit includes many remarkable features including: A rhodium-plated clip that includes a sparkling Swarovski clear crystal; All exposed accent rings, bands and caps include elegant custom hand-carved 3 dimensional designs; Components are cast, polished then plated with extremely durable Black Titanium plating; Its regal profile is accented with brilliant rhodium-plating on all components and has a flawless fit and finish; The finished project is complimented with superb balance, superior writing characteristics and an overall stylish, polished & elegant appearance.

    This pen has a medium point tip and writes thicker lines than a fine point. Scroll through pictures to see handwritten words with this pen.

    The Species:
    The term mallee refers to a species’ general growth form (known as a “habit” in biology). Usually smaller and shorter than trees, mallees grow multiple smaller-diameter stems from a common root system. Brown Mallee doesn’t refer to a specific tree of the same name, but rather describes burl pieces from various Eucalyptus species where the wood itself is brown in color. These burls are extremely beautiful and prized for small wood turnings like pens.

    Metal Finish:
    22kt Gold & Rhodium

    Includes:
    Majestic Fountain Pen
    (6) Ink Cartridges
    Ink Pump Cartridge
    Wood Card Certificate

  • .30 Caliber Brass Twist Pen in Rattlesnake Skin

    $ 79.00

    The Pen:
    Popular .30 caliber bullet cartridge pen is now streamlined in this twist version. Includes all the appointments of our 24kt Gold click pen, plus a Rose Gold tip that simulates an actual copper bullet. Rifle scope clip, casing twist mechanism, rose gold slug and striking cap.

    The Process:
    The rattlesnake skin was procured by me via clearing my property. The snake was humanely killed, skinned and the hide tanned.  The skin was then cut and glued to brass pen barrels were sprayed black.  The tube was then corked and weighted with lead and placed in a rectangular mold of polyester resin. After hardening, then tubes were cut and drilled out of the block. It was then turned on the lathe and cut down with very sharp tools. Then sanded through twelve grits of sandpaper until perfectly smooth. A final coat finish of cyanoacrolate (”CA” Superglue) was applied, then buffed until shining beautifully. This method of finishing gives your pens the most durable exterior possible and a glisten that will last for many years with paint that will absolutely never come off.

  • Vesper Click Pen in Two-Tone Wood

    $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    The sleek and graceful lines of the Vesper are clean and modern. The elongated tip is has a nice angle for writing.  Slightly thicker and shorter than many other pens, Uses smooth writing Parker ball point refill. Very dark black on one side, nicely split with a mid-dark brown on the opposing side.

    The Species:
    To Be Determined.

    Hardware Finish:
    Chrome

  • Trimline Twist Pen in Two-Tone Bolivian Rosewood

    $ 37.95

    The Pen:
    Cousin to the classic slimline pen, the trimline has clean lines, an attractive clip and wide multi-beaded center band, which provide an attractive trim profile and design. Lightweight and comfortable in hand. Smaller than the larger engraved or manhattan pens.

    The Species:
    Black & White Ebony heartwood is a pale straw color, with darker black streaks throughout; some pieces may be predominantly black rather than white. Sapwood is a paler white color, not always clearly defined.

  • Vertex Click Pen in Black-Matrix Turquoise

    $ 89.00

    The Pen:
    The rugged, ready for anything hex shaped pen won’t have trouble surviving any tough use. It’s refined, faceted, hexagonal nuts and bolts design will surely impress any tool and industrial lover. Includes a super quiet, smooth acting click mechanism. Easy to make with a single tube.

    The Material:
    Tru-Stone is manufactured from approximately 85% natural stone ore that has been pulverized to a powder and then mixed with pigments and resin. It is then compressed into blocks and cut to size. The finished product is a material that resembles the natural stone but can be turned and machined with standard wood tools. Despite the stone, this pen is quite lightweight and comfortable in hand.

    Metal Finish:
    Gunmetal

  • Vertex Click Pen in Sweet Gum Pod & Ice Acrylic

    $ 79.00

    The Pen:
    The rugged, ready for anything hex shaped pen won’t have trouble surviving any tough use. It’s refined, faceted, hexagonal nuts and bolts design will surely impress any tool and industrial lover. Includes a super quiet, smooth acting click mechanism. Easy to make with a single tube.

    The Materials:
    These special sweet gum pods are placed into a colorful mix of swirling Alumilite resins. Once turned down these mini pods will give your pen a beautiful star burst or snowflake appearance. Inlace Acrylester (resin) is a semi-translucent plastic that exhibits a remarkable iridescent shimmer. It is available in a huge variety of colors, each with a unique pearlescent pattern and amazing visual depth.

    Sweet Gum Pods from the Southeastern United States grow on the Sweet Gum Tree.  This tree has many uses such as commercial hardwood lumber, furniture, interior trim, railroad ties, cigar boxes, crates, flooring, barrels, woodenware, and wood pulp.  The tree’s resin and flowers are also useful parts, including “liquid amber” and “copalm balsam”.

    Blank cast by American Artist: Bryan Ninneman

    Metal Finish:
    Chrome

  • Hand Painted & Resin Cast Swimming Koi Pen

    $ 340.00

    The Pen:
    Popular .30 caliber bullet cartridge pen is now streamlined in this twist version. Includes all the appointments of our 24kt Gold click pen, plus a Rose Gold tip that simulates an actual copper bullet. Rifle scope clip, casing twist mechanism, rose gold slug and striking cap.

    The Art:
    Hand painted fish in pond water scene with koi, grass and splashes. Cast in polyester resin so the paint is completely encased – protected and smooth. Will never chip or peel. Barrel shape creates a 3D viewing angle. The paint has a crackle effect that gives it an antiqued effect.

    The Process:
    Brass pen barrels were sprayed black, then painted by hand with acrylic paints. The pen was then corked and weighted with lead and placed in a rectangular mold of polyester resin. After hardening, then tubes were cut and drilled out of the block. It was then turned on the lathe and cut down with very sharp tools. Then sanded through twelve grits of sandpaper until perfectly smooth. A final coat finish of cyanoacrolate (”CA” Superglue) was applied, then buffed until shining beautifully. This method of finishing gives your pens the most durable exterior possible and a glisten that will last for many years with paint that will absolutely never come off.

    Metal Finish:
    24K Gold & Rose Gold

  • Pioneer Twist Pen in Curly Spalted Hackberry

    $ 49.00

    The Pen:
    This pen was created using 24K gold plated hardware from the pioneer pen series. Curling (appearing as water ripples perpendicular to the grain) outlines look like etchings along a two-tone palette of light and muddled browns. Strong figure in every direction.

    The Species:
    Heartwood is light brown to gray. Wide sapwood is a contrasting light yellow. Susceptible to blue-gray fungal staining. Hackberry’s first commercial role was as hoops for barrels because of the wood’s toughness and flexibility. Now, though, the wood becomes kitchen cabinets, inexpensive furniture and beautiful pens and boxes. The spalting occurred from lying on the ground after it was felled and creates a completely unique pattern in the wood.

    Metal Finish:
    24K Gold

  • Vesper Click Pen in Camphor Burl

    $ 65.00

    The Pen:
    The sleek and graceful lines of the Vesper are clean and modern. The elongated tip is has a nice angle for writing.  Slightly thicker and shorter than many other pens, Uses smooth writing Parker ball point refill.

    The Species:
    Camphor has a very characteristic odor, for which the tree is named. The most recognizable product that contains the extracts of camphor are medicated chest rubs, which have the same distinct scent. Perhaps known more famously for its beautiful burls, Camphor is also cultivated for its aromatic oils, which are used in a variety of culinary and medicinal applications. In addition to its medicinal values, the lingering scent of Camphor is also reported to inhibit silver from tarnishing and ward off moths, and the wood is sometimes used in trunks and chests where valuables are stored.

    Hardware Finish:
    24K Gold

  • Vertex Fountain Pen in Box Elder Burl

    $ 89.00 $ 45.00

    The Pen:
    This is truly the gift your recipient can’t put down! With it’s sleek, faceted Chrome plated design and easy to make single tube fountain pen construction, this pen is a winner. But what makes this pen truly mesmerizing is it’s unique magnetic cap. The cap easily posts magnetically onto the nib and back of the pen without the use of threads. Long single tube design allows you to really show off your turning craftsmanship. Includes a premium Iridium nib.

    The Species:
    Box Elder is a pale white, sometimes with a yellow/green hue frequently with red or pink streaks. The red stain is produced by the tree’s natural defenses when wounded—it is thought that this compound is meant to inhibit the growth of fungus Much of the reddish coloring becomes a more subdued pink or brown/gray upon drying which makes this a beautiful wood to dye. Burls are extremely beautiful and prized for small wood turnings like pens.

    Metal Finish:
    Gunmetal

    Sale Note:
    There were two minor cracks created when assembling this pen. They are almost impossible to see or feel and are unlikely to get worse. However, this pen comes with a lifetime replacement guarantee if it cracks further or you are unsatisfied with it.  Comes with two refills, but no box.

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    Long Wave Pencil in Shoreline Acrylic & Mallee Burl

    $ 79.00

    The Pencil:
    One long, uninterrupted handle that shows the grain flow through from tip to tail. The click action is quick and solid, and the 10K gold plating really sets off your turning blank nicely. This piece has ocean colors and swirls. Like waves lapping up against a woody shoreline.

    The Species:
    The term mallee refers to a species’ general growth form (known as a “habit” in biology). Usually smaller and shorter than trees, mallees grow multiple smaller-diameter stems from a common root system. Brown Mallee doesn’t refer to a specific tree of the same name, but rather describes burl pieces from various Eucalyptus species where the wood itself is brown in color. These burls are extremely beautiful and prized for small wood turnings like pens.

    Blank cast by American Artist: Steve Sprague

    Metal Finish:
    10K Gold

  • Vertex Supreme Fountain Pen in Black Gold M3 Mokume Gane

    $ 169.00

    The Pen:
    Beloved Vertex style now available in this Chrome and 24kt Gold two-barrel fountain pen style. Classic looks while retaining the rugged and faceted Vertex look everyone loves. Features a magnetic cap that posts instantly and easily on both the nib and pen end.

    The Material:
    Mokume-Gane (pronounced Moe-koo-may Gah-nay and translates to “wood grain metal”) is the ancient Japanese metal working technique where layers of contrasting color metals such as copper, brass, nickel silver, gold, and silver are fusion welded with very high heat and pressure into one solid block of metal.

    M3 is a new composite material made out of 95%+ contrasting metals which share the visual characteristics of the wood grain in Mokume-Gane. The finest copper and the brightest aluminum and stainless steel is used to create the modern version of this ancient art, now used in things like the skin of the space shuttle and stealth bombers.

    Metal Finish:
    Chrome w/ 24K Gold Accents

  • Cuban Pen in Blue Bronze & White Silver M3 Mokume Gane

    $ 135.00

    The Pen:
    a beautiful pen with a large barrel for a more comfortable grip. This is a sizable pen with a powerful look and feel. It features prominent black bands that offer a beautiful complement to any of the available plating options. A twist-operation mechanism exposes a high-quality, Swiss-made writing tip for a premium writing experience.

    The Material:
    Mokume-Gane (pronounced Moe-koo-may Gah-nay and translates to “wood grain metal”) is the ancient Japanese metal working technique where layers of contrasting color metals such as copper, brass, nickel silver, gold, and silver are fusion welded with very high heat and pressure into one solid block of metal.

    M3 is a new composite material made out of 95%+ contrasting metals which share the visual characteristics of the wood grain in Mokume-Gane. The finest copper and the brightest aluminum and stainless steel is used to create the modern version of this ancient art, now used in things like the skin of the space shuttle and stealth bombers.

    Metal Finish:
    Platinum

  • Long Wave Mechanical Pencil in Amboyna Burl

    $ 79.00

    The Pencil:
    One long, uninterrupted handle that shows the grain flow through from tip to tail. The click action is quick and solid, and the 10K gold plating really sets off your turning blank nicely. This piece has a beautiful two tone color with orange swirls, eyes and gorgeous figure.

    The Species:
    One of the most splendid burls, Amboyna Burl is an exotic wood that is one of about 60 in the Pterocarpus genus, which is reported to consist of small to large trees distributed throughout the tropics. Pterocarpus indicus is reported to be indigenous to Malaysia, but is also found in the Philippines, Borneo, Burma, New Guinea, and the Malay Archipelago. The bending strength of air-dried wood of the species is similar to that of Teak, which is considered to be strong.

    The name is derived from Ambon Island in Indonesia, where much of the figured wood is believed to have been initially exported. Amboyna is among the most expensive and sought-after of all burls.

    Metal Finish:
    10K Gold

  • Deer Hunter Brass Bolt-Action Pen in Staghorn

    $ 99.00

    The Pen:
    This is without a doubt one of the finest pens a deer-hunting enthusiast could hope to make or receive as a gift. The lower barrel features a relief cut engraving of a trophy buck that emulates the engraved scrollwork found on genuine, highly sought after bolt-action rifles. The antiqued plating provides contrast for better visibility of the details. At the other end, a deer mount pen clip with a scope at the tip of the clip rounds out the deer hunting theme. The body and bolt-action mechanism are the same as those on the popular Bolt-Action pen kits and use the same accessories. The antique finish is formulated to simulate a time-worn authentic patina with a charm all its own, adding a sense of warmth and history to your handmade writing instrument. Rose gold slug and striking cap. Gorgeous hunting pen with a fun “bolt action” lever which extends the writing tip.

    The Material:
    Antlers are true bone and are composed primarily of calcium and phosphorus. They are dropped or shed and grown anew each and every year. They grow from pedicels located on the frontal bone of the skull. This male deer antler (commonly referred to as staghorn) was collected from the ground and not directly from a deer. It was cut, drilled and worked into a block for turning.

    Hardware Finish:
    Antique Brass

  • Sierra Pen in Copper Mist Acrylic & Ironwood Burl

    $ 59.00

    The Pen:
    With its elegant profile, superb balance, and smooth action, the Sierra Pen has earned its place as a favorite among pen turners. It’s a single twist pen – one turn of the barrel exposes the ballpoint tip. This pen takes standard Parker ballpoint pen refills.

    The Material (Wood):
    Desert Ironwood is perhaps one of the most highly-regarding of all woods in knife-making, with its density, stability, and grain patterns and colors creating a unique combination of characteristics that’s ideal for decorative handles. It’s also favored for carving by the indigenous Seri people now living in the state of Sonora in Mexico.

    The Material (Resin):
    These otherwise too small to use, these cut off pieces are valuable hardwood burls are placed into a colorful mix of swirling Alumilite resins. Inlace Acrylester (resin) is a semi-translucent plastic that exhibits a remarkable iridescent shimmer. It is available in a huge variety of colors, each with a unique pearlescent pattern and amazing visual depth.

    Hardware Finish:
    24kt Gold / Black Resin

  • Executive Twist Pen in Red Gum Euclyptus

    $ 59.00

    The Pen:
    This twist pen was created using the Executive hardware kit, which is heavily plated, painted and epoxied. This style has an elegant look and feel with a comfortable balance in hand.  This wood exhibits an interesting almost “facial” feature under the clip.

    The Species:
    Although red gum is native to Australia and first described being grown in Naples, Italiy, it was brought to Southern California for the purpose of railroad ties. This huge tree has a thick trunk and skinny branches with multicoloured bark, mixing grey, off-white and brown. The wood is brilliant red (hence the name red gum) and oozes red sap when cut. Colors can range from pale pink to almost black.

    Source:
    This tree was knocked down by a storm in Southern California near my house. I cut the base of the tree with a chainsaw, then cut blocks down in my workshop, with one of the nicest being used it to make this pen.

    Hardware Finish:
    Chrome

  • Vesper Click Pen in Segmented Woods

    $ 65.00

    The Pen:
    The sleek and graceful lines of the Vesper are clean and modern. The elongated tip is has a nice angle for writing.  Slightly thicker and shorter than many other pens, Uses smooth writing Parker ball point refill.

    The Species:
    This pen was made using multiple wood species. Each piece has it’s own unique shade and grain, bringing together a beautiful display of colors with high class and a bit of eccentricity.

    Species List:
    – Thuya Burl
    – Ambrosia Maple (2)
    – Rosewood
    – Bocote
    – Olivewood
    – Marblewood
    – Cocobolo

    Hardware Finish:
    Gunmetal

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    Presimo Chrome Satin Pen in Spalted Beech

    $ 65.00

    The Pen:
    The Presimo pen has a metal cap that simply presses on the pen end to post and screws on to the pen nib end to stay closed when in your pocket close. The brushed satin pen top and lustrous chrome pair beautifully with the choice in woods.

    The Species:
    Beech is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. American Beech is sometimes underrated and under-appreciated: which may be due to its somewhat bland appearance. Yet considering its strength and hardness, it represents an excellent value, especially when spalted.

    Hardware Finish:
    Chrome & Satin Chrome

  • Summit Gold Twist Pen in Purpleheart

    $ 59.00 $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    This sleek Summit style pen offers a classic look and twisting function. The center ring sits on a tenon giving the top and bottom two different widths and a pretty style. Take the “Cross” type refill.   This pen has purple / dark purple throughout. It is a VERY dark pen though, but radiates nice purples from the edges.

    The Material:
    Sometimes called Amaranth, this colorful Latin American hardwood is tremendously popular for furniture and other designs that call for a unique splash of color. In addition to its coloration, Purpleheart has excellent strength properties, and can be used in applications where strength is important—a wood for both form and function. Freshly cut heartwood is a dull grayish/purplish brown. Upon exposure the wood becomes a deeper eggplant purple. With further age and exposure to UV light, the wood becomes a dark brown with a hint of purple with a mature, beautifully aged look.

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    Slimline Twist Pen in Tigerwood

    $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    This classic slimline pen was created using the plated 24K gold hardware. The clip is painted black and finished in a very hard epoxy to resist scratching. This wood has yellow and pinks waves with an overly orange overtone to the whole pen. Some dark red streaking as well.

    The Species:
    Tigerwood, more officially known as Goncalo Alves is native to South America and ranges in color from light to deep reddish-brown. It is very hard and naturally rot resistant.

  • Slimline Twist Pen in Granadillo

    $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    This classic slimline pen was created using the plated 24K gold hardware. The clip is painted black and finished in a very hard epoxy to resist scratching. This wood has yellow and pinks waves with an overly orange overtone to the whole pen. Some dark red streaking as well.

    The Species:
    Granadillo is an exotic wood that is bright red to reddish or purplish brown, with rather distinct stripes. The sapwood is clearly distinct from the heartwood, and is almost white in color. It is hard and superior to Teak and probably Mahogany. The wood is exceptionally heavy. It weighs much more than Hard maple or Teak in the green or seasoned condition. The density of the wood is very high.

  • Trimline Twist Pen in Black & White Ebony

    $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    Cousin to the classic slimline pen, the trimline has clean lines, an attractive clip and wide multi-beaded center band, which provide an attractive trim profile and design. Lightweight and comfortable in hand. Smaller than the larger engraved or manhattan pens.

    The Species:
    Black & White Ebony heartwood is a pale straw color, with darker black streaks throughout; some pieces may be predominantly black rather than white. Sapwood is a paler white color, not always clearly defined.

  • Slimline Twist Pen in Zebrawood

    $ 34.95

    The Pen:
    This classic slimline pen was created using the plated 24K gold hardware. The clip is painted black and finished in a very hard epoxy to resist scratching. This wood has yellow and pinks waves with an overly orange overtone to the whole pen. Some dark red streaking as well.

    The Species:
    Zebrawood is an exotic wood native to the Western African countries of Cameroon and Gabon. It is a hard wood, with a medium to coarse texture. The Zebra-like appearance is due to the light colored sapwood in contrast with the dark colored grain. Zebrawood is excellent for wood turning, veneer, furniture, pens, and knife handles. It works and finishes fairly, and has good gluing properties.  Sometimes called Zebrano, the wood is strong and stiff, with a fairly high density. However, the wood is much more frequently used for its bold and unique striping.