Do I cut my own pen blanks?

We sell lots of pen blanks to pen makers. I often get asked by customers, do I cut the blanks I sell. We get some cut by specialist cutters who chase particular species of timber, like burls from the semi arid regions of Australia. I also cut lots of blanks myself, especially the Tasmanian and... Continue Reading →

Upgrade/rack gold plating

I often get asked what's the difference between upgrade gold (also known as tree gold or rack gold) plating and normal gold plating. My last trip to Taiwan, I went sight seeing to all the different factories to see how the pen kits that I sell are made. The plating factory was one of the... Continue Reading →

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