Handmade Cigar Pencil with Chrome hardware in Box Elder Burl Gold/Viol

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Handmade Cigar Pencil with Chrome hardware in Box Elder Burl Gold/Viol

Details

This is a Cigar style mechanical pencil turned out of Box Elder Burl dyed in violet and gold, with Chrome hardware. It is 6 inches long and weighs about 2 ounces. The pencil is a twist action, requiring just a quarter twist to expose and retract the .5 mm lead.

Sometimes called “Ash-leaved Maple” because of its non-typical leaves,Box Elder is technically considered a maple tree (Acer genus). This wood has been dyed a combination of gold and violet to make a very stunning writing instrument. It reminds me a little of Van Gogh's "A Starry Night".

It is a very comfortable pencil for those with larger hands or for those who have trouble grasping smaller objects. It's about 11 mm in diameter where I grasp it for writing.

A bit about of the process of creating these pens: I start with a hand-selected section of wood and the components that make up the mechanism of the pen. I then cut the wood to length and drill holes to make room for the mechanism. The prepared blank is set up on my lathe, and I then spend a fair amount of time working the wood down to the proper diameter and shape to match the mechanism. Sand paper is applied, through a number of grits, to get a nice, smooth surface. Several coats of finish are applied and buffed. The wood and mechanism are then combined to create a fabulous writing instrument.

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Box Elder, metal

Size: Smal

Color: Blue

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All Other Countries
First Item: $12.00
Additional Items: $2.50

Canada
First Item: $10.00
Additional Items: $1.00

United States
First Item: $7.50
Additional Items: $1.00

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Shipping

Wood and wire objects will be shipped through USPS, usually through priority mail. If the postage costs exceed what I've charged, I'll absorb the difference.

Stained glass must be insured in shipment and will usually be shipped through UPS.

Sales Tax:

All shipments to Texas must add 8.25 % for Sales Tax.

Custom work:

I'm happy to discuss custom work, whether it's a pen, bottle stopper, chainmaille, or stained glass. Custom pieces require a 50% deposit up front to allow me to purchase materials.

Returns:

If an item needs to be returned, let me know within 7 days of receipt and we can arrange something. The return policy on custom pieces can vary and will be discussed at the time of commissioning.

Reviews

vabeachquilter

Beautifully crafted bottle stopper! WOW! I will definately be back to buy more!!!

Thanks!!! ~ vabeachquilter ~

ExquisiteStudios

Scott! This pen is the very BEST I've seriously EVER seen! I love what you do and I can see that you ENJOY it! Perfect!

Emily
ExquisiteStudios

ErinNicole

Thanks for your purchase and quick payment! You have a nice store.

Willowglass

Thank you for such a smooth transaction. I appreciate your business and hope the earrings are enjoyed!

vabeachquilter

LOVE my new pen!!! The pic didn't do it justice! Beautiful packaging w/ it's own case, too! Thanks so much, Scott!

~ vabeachquilter ~

PositivelyCharmingThings

Thanks for the fast payment! Hope to do business with you again!

SwirlJewels

Thank you for such a lovely pen. Quick shipping too. Regards, Trish (SJ)

SwirlJewels

Thank you Scott, great pens. Trish - SJ

cctexan3

Gorgeous! Thanks for working with me to get the custom wood ( Olive wood) and the fountain pen. I love this pen and I will not let anyone touch it!!!

RoyalMetals

Gorgeous pen! Absolutely beautiful and well made! Thanks so much!

adamsarts

What a great artisan. Fantastic work! I am just thrilled with this purchase. Thanks so much!

PositivelyCharmingThings

Thanks for coming back and purchasing from me again! I hope the recipient of these earrings enjoys them! Thanks for the super fast payment, too!

RROFGraphics

I just got the pen and it looks really really good! Thank you for fast delivery!

Alisuns

This beautiful bottle stopper will have pride of place in my mother-in-law's home. Thanks for the superfast shipping.

CRyan

Beautiful Scott! This was purchased as a gift for myself - after all, I'm worth it! The quality of workmanship is apparent and I can guarantee this set will never leave my side. I've handwritten more letters and notes in the last four days since receiving this set then in the last year - I can't put them down. I completed a review post on my blog at http://tinyurl.com/6m85apk. Thanks again Scott! CRyan

earthegy

Holy cow, the wine bottle stopper and pen are absolutely spectacular! They arrived lightening fast and my family will love their gifts!

TheBuckleGarden

Beautiful pen! Purchased as a gift. I'm certain he will love it. Thanks for the extremely fast shipping.

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