Category Archives: Nib photos

Recent Retip to an Unusual Faber Castell 14k Gold Nib

A good client requested I retip his nib to a .90mm factory size, and it came out really nice. Near identical to what the factory would have done back in the day. Enjoy the photos!

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A Well Known and Celebrated Artist in Singapore Is Enjoying a Very Special Pen I Modified for Him!

Here is a link to Andrew Tan’s blog site; he is a foremost illustrator and story teller, amazingly gifted artist of the most superb talent! Drewscape And check out the work Andrew did for the Singapore Government with a vintage … Continue reading

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HAPPY FOUNTAIN PEN DAY!

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A Restoration and Retip of a Rare, Williamson Nib

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Today’s Retips, from Big To Small!

Enjoy these photos/slide show of today’s retips! Update; Just received an email from the owner of the Waterman’s 100 Year nib when he saw the photos; “beautiful craftsmanship;marvelous work;thank you for your work on this; p.s. please feel free to … Continue reading

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Custom Broad Retip for 7 Parker 51 Nibs!

A customer request! Broad ball retips to 7 of his Parker 51 nibs in inventory. Of course I am up to the challenge and they will be in the happy hands of the customer soon! Enjoy the pictures!

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Did Your Nib Tines Cross Their “Legs?”

Just received this vintage Omas for repair; had a nasty encounter with its cap lip, and as you can see, the results were not favorable 🙁 All is not lost! After a few hours of careful, hand work, I was … Continue reading

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Custon 1.0mm Ball Retip!

Enjoy the photos of this custom 1.0mm ball retip I just did this morning for a client on his Waterman’s nib. Once properly set up in the pen with the feed, this nib will perform nicely! And here is what … Continue reading

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The Wet Noodle Pens Are Coming!

Just got word that I might be getting a bunch of wet noodle pens soon! Stay tuned, in the mean time, enjoy this photo of this evening dinner of “wet noodles.” 🙂

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Profiles in Nib Re-Shaping

I figured I would share these before and after photos of two these nib tips so you can get an idea on what a proper job is on nib smoothing. Often is the case, either by use, or improper “smoothing” … Continue reading

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