Wooden ballpoint pen buckeye burl silver accents Majestic handturned

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Wooden ballpoint pen buckeye burl silver accents Majestic handturned

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This ballpoint pen is a fine writing instrument handcrafted from a buckeye burl with platinum and black titanium accents in a Sierra style. This pen comes with black ink and utilizes Cross-style refills available at most office supply stores.

The Sierra style is a nice size and weight for a fine writing instrument. The highest quality fittings are utilized to allow for daily casual use by men, women, and teens/young adults. Daily uses such as ladies carrying it in a purse, pocketbook or checkbook. Men can carry the pen in their shirt pocket or coat pocket, and it is a pen that easily goes to the office for men or women. This pen is medium weight pen which is perfect for note taking during a lecture, journaling, working or paying bills.

If the cost of this pen is a concern, consider this.
This pen is a fine writing instrument made with attention to shape, detail, and finish. The wood is carefully selected and pen blanks are cut from the wood to reveal the grain of the wood to its best advantage. The blanks are cut to the appropriate length, a hole is drilled through the center of the blank, and a brass pen tube is inserted and glued into place with epoxy glue. This is left to cure overnight. The pen blank is then mounted onto the lathe. The turning process begins and the wood is shaped. It is at this point the size of the pen is determined. After shaping the wood to satisfaction, the finishing process begins.

The pen is sanded beginning with 320-grit and is carried all the way through to 12,000 grit to create a very smooth surface on the pen. Three individual coats of gloss lacquer are applied allowing each coat to dry before adding the next coat. Depending upon the weather conditions (temperature and humidity) the pen will be set aside to dry for two to three hours. Following this drying period, this procedure is repeated to 6 coats of lacquer, and allowed it to dry again. This process is repeated until the pen has a total of 12 coats of lacquer applied. The pen is then set aside and allowed to cure for several days, again depending upon the weather conditions. After the pen is cured, the sanding process is repeated beginning with 600-grit and carried through 12,000 grit. The pen is then buffed with a polishing compound to a very smooth finish. The pen is then waxed with Renaissance Wax.

The high quality fittings are then assembled into the wood parts to complete the pen. The result is a high quality pen with beautiful, long-lasting high gloss finish that will last for a long time.

I take great pride in my workmanship and I want my name associated with a high-quality end product; therefore, I use the highest quality pen kits for each style I make.

Care and maintenance of the pen is dependent upon frequency of use. Simply apply a coat of good quality wax (not containing silicone) and buff with a soft clean cloth.

Avoid hot and cold temperature extremes to prevent the wood from cracking or splitting. It is best to not leave in your car during the hot summer or during extreme cold weather.

SHIPPING:
We will ship to any location outside the continental United States. Please contact us via e-mail with the final destination so that an accurate shipping amount can be obtained.

Materials Used

Sierra pen kit, buckeye burl wood, lacquer, glue

Product Attributes

Color: Brown

Accepted Payments
  • PayPal Acceptance Mark

Shipping

United States
First Item: $5.20
Additional Items: $0.00

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All items are ready for immediate shipment.

All items I make are unique. However, if you see an item, but would like it in a specific wood or size, please contact me. I will set up a custom order for you. Depending upon your requirements, the cost may be more or less than the original store item.

Payment
PayPal or credit cards through PayPal for immediate shipment.

Shipping
Items will be shipped within 2 business days of receiving payment.

I ship my pieces with UPS ground or USPS Priority Mail in the United States, I will upgrade shipping upon request for an additional fee.

International Shipping
Please contact me to set up a shipping arrangement.

Refunds and Exchanges

If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you have 7 days from the day of receiving the item to notify me by email. The item will be returned undamaged for a full refund minus the shipping. The refund will be via PayPal when the item is received.

Additional Policies and FAQs
Custom orders are welcome. Please contact me with any questions regarding custom orders or about any pieces already made.

Once I have finished your custom order, I make a listing with my logo. I then e-mail you so you can purchase your item like you would with any other item on Artfire.

All dimensions are approximate.

Reviews

Bonny

Thank you so much for making such a beautiful jewelry box. I received it today (very fast shipping) and I'm still running my fingers over the smooth wood. It feels so good in my hands. I love the organic shape. and you have such beautiful craftmanship!. ~Bonny

wingsofflutter

I just received my earring holder stand and I love it!! Besides being the perfect holder for earrings, it is also a beautiful piece of art. Very fast shipping and great communication. :)Michelle @ Wingsofflutter

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