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N148-CORA. Tim's Pen (with Cora Nib)
N148-CORA Tim's Pen with Cora Nib

Each one of these pens is a versatile marking tool and a beautiful, handcrafted displayable object. Recycled metal cans are cut, hammered, and formed into the folded nib, then combined with a turned hardwood handle and a bit of thin-walled brass pipe. These are truly instruments for expressive writing and drawing. The line width varies with the angle of the pen to the paper. Each one is also a lesson in sustainability. These were quick sellers at CNW, and purchasers included both students and instructors. Each pen is unique. Click the item picture to see the available pens. The drop-down menu lists pens that are available (pens not listed in the menu have been sold).

This pen uses the Cora Nib, which was develeoped by Cora Pearl. This nib delivers hairline serifs and broad downstrokes for Roman and Versal variations.

Buy two or more pens and receive a quantity discount.

(Also see item N148 for Tim's Pens with four additional nib styles.)

Tim's Pens Manufacture, Care & Use: www.johnnealbooks.com/downloads/N148 Care.pdf


Your Price $38.00
N155. Luthis Pens
N155. Luthis Pens.

Folded metal pens for expressive writing and formal calligraphy. The tips are aluminum; the handles are unfinished wood. Approximately 6" long. Four styles are offered; each writes differently. The pens are from Argentina; they are labeled with their Spanish names.

"They give great edges and hairlines and flow beautifully. For as thin an edge as it has, it's amazingly stable. And the thin handle makes manipulation easy. I can recommend them highly." - Carrie Imai

Butterfly (Mariposa). Has two writing edges.
Moth (Polillita). A smaller version of Butterfly (Mariposa).
Fan (Abanico). The writing edge curve is similar to a standard folded pen or calligraphy ruling pen.
Dragonfly (Libélula). The writing edge has a unique curve that allows you to change writing styles quickly. Carol DuBosch’s favorite of the four.

Purchase all four and save: use code N155-S4.

Click here to see sample writing of the Libelula

Click here to see sample writing with the Mariposa.

We have added a new, larger pen:
Moth XXL (Polilla XXL). This is a larger version of the Moth.

Click here to see sample writing with the Polilla XXL.

Click here to see more sample writing with the Polilla XXL.


Your Price $16.95 $15.95
N148. Tim's Folded Pen
N148 Tim's Pen.

Each one of these pens is a versatile marking tool and a beautiful, handcrafted displayable object. Recycled metal cans are cut, hammered, and formed into the folded nib, then combined with a turned hardwood handle and a bit of thin-walled brass pipe. These are truly instruments for expressive writing and drawing. The line width varies with the angle of the pen to the paper. Each one is also a lesson in sustainability. These were quick sellers at CNW, and purchasers included both students and instructors. Each pen is unique. Click the item picture at left to see the available pens. The drop-down menu lists pens that are available (pens not listed in the menu have been sold).

Nib Styles:
Argentine: This nib has a deeper arc and a flat section toward tip. Good for dramatic thick and thin effects.
Dagger: This nib looks like a knife blade. On its tip, it makes fine lines. Its main function is to produce broad, wet strokes with its flat side.
Mini Radius: An elongated version of the Radius nib, this nib is useful for smaller, more delicate marks.
Radius: The standard nib, the tip produces thin lines. Rotated down onto the arc, it produces ever wider marks.

Buy two or more pens and receive a quantity discount.

(Also see item N148-Cora for the very versatile Cora Nib)

Tim's Pens Manufacture, Care & Use: www.johnnealbooks.com/downloads/N148 Care.pdf

"I like my new toy a lot! I never was much interested in folded pens, but now I am." Thomas Hoyer, Aachen, Germany
"Tim's Pens are beautifully crafted writing tools, and the quality of line is outstanding." Carol DuBosch, Portland, Oregon


Your Price $38.00
I123. Noodler's Fountain Pen Ink
Noodlers Fountain Pen Ink

Many of the rich colors of these popular fountain pen inks are unique. The black is lightfast and waterproof (on paper). All are suitable for regular fountain pens and the Pilot Parallel Pen. Michael has found that these inks work great for dip nibs (chisel and pointed). The colors are very vibrant! Tall, 3 oz glass bottle.

Click here to see a color chart.

Choose Color:
Black
Midnight Blue
Baystate Blue
Navajo Turquoise
Cayenne
Red-black
Apache Sunset
Shah's Rose
Martin
Burgundy
Saguaro Wine
Sequoia Green
Pecan
Walnut
La Couleur Royal
Blue Black
Turquoise
Red Rattler
Forest Green
African Violet
Cactus Fruit
Bernanke Black (Limited Stock)
Bad Green Gator
Standard Yellow
Dragons Napalm
Blue Nosed Bear
Socrates
Blue Ghost (Black Light Ink)


Your Price $12.95


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