Category Archives: Nib photos

Rest Assured I am Here During the 4th of July Holiday Weekend for All Your Nib and Pen Needs!

No vacations here at the Minuskin Nib works! While others are gone for the long weekend at pool parties and traveling abroad, we are here at the Minuskin Nib shop to answer all your pen needs! We don’t take vacations … Continue reading

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Tricky Waterman’s Keyhole Pink Nib Crack Repairs!

I recently repaired two very tricky micro cracks to this very valuable and hard to obtain Waterman’s Keyhole “Pink” flex nib! Check out the photos!

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Parker Sonnet Nib Repair That Took a Swan Dive!

Did your pen take a nose dive onto Spanish Tile in your kitchen? I must received at least 1-2 emails a week that involve a nib that takes a nose first decent onto a hard surface! Check out this Parker … Continue reading

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Tricky Crack Repiar; Large Onoto #7 Two Tone Nib!

Had to share, and with the permission of the owner, see this tricky “sew up” of a large Onoto #7 nib I did, even with some hand engraving!

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Custom Ball Retip, Near Perfection!

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A Recent Victim of the “Abrasive Beast” and Now Restored!

So, you know how those jokes go; “A guy walks into a bar……” Well, this Parker Vacumatic arrived/walked in today, and it was suffering from the effects of the dreaded Abrasive Beast! This pen has come to the right “Bar” … Continue reading

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When Good Nibs are Treated Badly! Beware of the “Abrasive Beast!”

Don’t you just love it when someone uses sandpaper on your nib, in their “skilled” attempt to smooth it for you? Nothing good comes from this, all you get is a flat “foot” that is scratchy, and does not write … Continue reading

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Another Victim of the Abrasive Beast!

Parker 51 nib, really filed down!

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The Graft! It is Complete!

I have a special repair to do, tail reconstruction of this large Goldfink nib. Going to use a donor nib to “graft” a new tail and part of the body on. Here are the Before photos of the planning stage. … Continue reading

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Another Victim of the “Abrasive Beast!”

Wow, talk about smoothing to a flat foot! Check out this victim of the “Abrasive Beast”

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