Adventures in Nib Grinding – The Reversible Fine/Stub Nib

Obligatory warning: Grinding your nibs can result in a destroyed nib. I’m not responsible and definitely not an expert in this field.  A friend has been challenging me to grind a reversible fine/stub nib for quite some time now. I finally took him up on the challenge. After some trial and error, I have come […]

Inked Up – September Edition

/u/MxMJ from reddit’s /r/Pen_Swap was kind enough to show us what he has inked up this month! From top to bottom: Lamy 2000 XF Nib – Private Reserve Ebony Blue Parker Vacumatic 1940 Double Jewel Debutante – Noodler’s Bad Belted Kingfisher Conway Stewart 84 Sub Nib – Noodler’s Ottoman Azure Thanks to MxMJ for giving […]

Inked Up – March Edition

Please welcome Brandon Postal of the blog Go With Postal as our March guest! Although his blog is only a little over a month old, it’s been buzzing with tons of great posts with lots of coverage on vintage pens. Brandon was kind enough to let me take a peek at his current load out […]

Inked Up – February Edition

This month, I have very lucky to have Ed Jelley of EdJelley.com showing off his loadout. Here’s what Ed had to say about his current loadout: Left to Right: Nakaya Neo Standard in Kuro-Tamenuri – Medium Soft Nib – Diamine Oxblood Conklin Crescent Filler – 1.1mm Stub Nib – Stipula Verde Muschiato Lamy 2000 – […]

Inked Up – January Edition

Welcome to our very first edition of a new monthly segment called Inked Up. Every month, a member of the fountain pen community and I will share our current rotation that has been inked up! Our very first guests are Jon and Liz Chen of Wonder Pens, hailing from Toronto, Canada. Wonder Pens is currently […]