This wood has to have one of the best grain patterns that i have ever worked with. This bocote wood fountain pen has been completed using 303-grade steel components and a bock steel nib for a truly wonderful writing experience.
The wood has been finished with a beeswax so that you still have the wonderful tactile feel of the wood. The steel components compliment the wood perfectly and for me, they act as a frame showing off its beauty.
This would make an excellent graduation gift as either a gift for him or as a gift for her. Life is too short to use an ugly pen'. You can make this a personalized pen by having a name engraved on the body of the pen to give that extra special touch. Engraved pens are always well-received gifts.The nib size can be changed on request. Just ask if you would prefer a different size or would want to upgrade to solid gold or titanium. About the custom fountain pen. The fittings on the pen have been designed by a precision engineering, made from 303-grade stainless steel this pen will not let you down.
Your new pen comes fitted with a polished steel bock nib which provides a smooth writing experience. You will receive a quality schmidt k5 converter and an ink cartridge to get you started. This is a truly wonderful irish gift. Size: 132mm in length capped-122mm uncapped.
14.6mm at the cap, 12.5 thickest body. Approx- 27g writing, 45g in weight capped. Ink: the pen comes with a cartridge to get you started straight out of the box. With a k5 converter so you can use your own bottled inks. This is a one-off pen and the wood on each has its unique grain patterns which cannot be replicated.
Bocote, like its close relative ziricote, is a very beautiful wood with a unique appearance. The heartwood is an attractive yellowish-brown overlain with distinctive black lines giving the wood an active and striking figure. Subtle birdseye figures can appear and when quarter cut, bright ray flakes shimmer on the surface. Botanical considerations aside, appearance and workability are the properties desired by craftspeople. Harvesting occurs mostly in mexico and other countries of central america.Some of the logging is done selectively with mules, which helps maintain a sustainable resource by avoiding clear-cutting. A piece is selected from seasoned wood for its grain and colour. They are carefully cut to show the best grain. The wood is turned to size then sanded through 5 different grits of sandpaper.
It is then rubbed with danish oil to bring out the beautiful grain then rubbed with a beeswax mix before completing with the premium fittings. I hope you fall in love with your one of a kind pen whether it is for you or as a gift. Every handmade pen i sell is made in created in my shop with my own hands. Great care is taken with each piece as i strive to achieve my vision of what i want the pen to be. Upgrade to registered if you want to track your package.
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