Sat Jan 26 1pm —
Woodshop - Lathes
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
||We will be making a single barrel fountain pen on the lathe
- Cost: $18.00
- DMS members only
- Ages 16+
Cancellations for this event must be made before January 26, 2019 — 1:00pm.
There are no more spaces available for this event.
About this Event
In this class we will make a Fountain Pen using the Vertex magnetic cap kit and some stabilized Red Mallee burl. The process is similar to most pen kits as they have a brass center tube, and are turned on a mandrel using end bushings as size guides. The wood will be stabilized by the instructor prior to the class as Red Mallee burl wood has a tendency to crack and split. Additionally the instructor will bring some of his personal ink so you can have your first fill on him.
• 2 hours scheduled, but may not take the entire time.
Techniques & Tools
• Cutting and drilling the pen blank to size
• Gluing in the brass center tube
• Turning the barrel for the pen
• Sanding and finishing the barrel with CA
• Assembling the kit
• Fountain Pen Kit & Pen Blank
• Lathe tools
• End bushings
• Pen Mandrel
• CA and accelerator for finishing
Special Considerations and Warnings
Please make sure to wear short sleeves, do not wear any dangling jewelry, and tie back any long hair. Bring eye and breathing protection at all times when using a wood lathe.