Category Archives: Nib photos
I receive quite a number of request for crack repairs, and this example below is one of my recent handiworks. Multiple cracks radiating from different directions, and it was important to keep all the separate pieces intact in order to … Continue reading
Pictures tell the story, and I saved it from being scrapped!
Been leaving your ink in your pen a while? Not flushing out your pen if you do not use it over a week? This is what will happen; see slide show below; a nasty job to clean up by hand, … Continue reading
Your pen does not write, yet, the pen is full of ink? Your feed maybe clogged! See below a feed clogged with possibly non-factory ink, and maybe some very caustic gall ink. In my opinion, this is dangerous, for even … Continue reading
Just wanted to share this multiple crack repairs I did, and hand finishing, of a hard to obtain “Security” nib. Enjoy the photos!
ANOTHER UPDATE: Here is a guy who just can’t wait to have this nib! In fact, I have emailed the owner of this pen to see if I can buy the nib from him, to use as a template for … Continue reading
When it comes to extra fine/needlepoint retipping work, this can be a challenge. But, with skill, and patience, I am able to handle some of the most difficult retipping jobs. See the slide show below of three very challenging nibs … Continue reading
Slide show says it all; why I only work on gold nibs. Pelikan M800 nib repair showing “Before” and “After” photos! Enjoy!
I recently purchased this extremely rare, large, Fairchild #9 dip nib, which required repair including a retip. Look at the size of that nib! These are not easy to repair, let alone retip, but now, after many hours of work, … Continue reading