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    Default Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    Hello dear friends,



    i have always wanted a fountain pen of my own design,



    so i am in the process of making it.



    Currently, i have made Cap, Barrel, Grip,



    the material i usually use is japanese ebonite, although, in this post i used indian ebonite



    i am woking on nib and feed.



    the ebonite feed is in almost complete, yet still needs testing and refinement



    the nib is complete except welding the point and slitting, which i am working on as of this moment.



    i'd like to know what ya'll think about this.'



    i will also post address to my youtube video, so you can see it in motion.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU9FMj579rU



    any input greatly appreciated.


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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    You're doing your own nibs? Good work! That is no small feat!

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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    thank you dear!

    it was difficult indeed!!

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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    Impressive!

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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    How did you engrave the nib?
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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    Quote Originally Posted by dovidu View Post
    ...the material i usually use is japanese ebonite, although, in this post i used indian ebonite....
    Hello!

    There has been commentary in earlier threads comparing Japanese Ebonite and Indian Ebonite. Have you found any differences?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by dovidu View Post
    ...the material i usually use is japanese ebonite, although, in this post i used indian ebonite....
    Hello!

    There has been commentary in earlier threads comparing Japanese Ebonite and Indian Ebonite. Have you found any differences?
    the difference is night and day, trust me

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    Default Re: Homemade Fountain pen! (progress #1) need some input!

    Wow that is amazing. I am. Still trying to put together equipment to cut threads. No way I would attempt making a nib. I would have no idea where to begin.

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    The force is strong with this one.
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