Box for large pens

I enjoy making boxes this one is for large fountain pens by large I mean around 25 mm in diameter and up to 170 mm in length. This is the starting point four pieces of oak this is 15 mm x 40 mm Oak cut to size and mitred ready to be glued up. The pieces of oak are taped together in pairs. Once all four pieces were taped together I did a dry fit before adding glue and fixing the final piece of tape. I allowed the glue to dry for a few hours before fitting a top and … Continue reading Box for large pens

A new Emperor

If you have one of these fantastic pens and wish to protect it then I guess this is the case for you. As you can see from the picture this is going to be a large case the 28 mm dowel in the middle is the form for this case. The process is quite straight forward heat the kydex with a hot air gun and roll it around the dowel using a scrap piece of leather. In this picture you can see the cylinder on the right ready to be trimmed to the correct size. After trimming and a little … Continue reading A new Emperor