Pen and Ink Storage

This article has some tips in regards with what to do with your pen and ink supplies (dip pens, nibs, brushes, and ink) when they are not in use. Some of the information is obvious, and the rest is from my personal experience. If nothing else hopefully the information will help you better organize your pen and ink material.

Most of the article can be summed up by simply getting yourself a small plastic toolbox to hold everything. My pen and ink toolbox is in the image below and only cost me a $1 at a local DollarTree store. I have packed it around my time at college, the trips walking to/from home/college, and also for working at various other places. I can not recommend a toolbox enough. More

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Dip Pen Anatomy

Knowing the parts/anatomy of a dip pen can be a big help, especially when you are looking for help on specific topic. I have created two different images so all the parts can be shown easier. More

Howto: Make Cork Dip Pens

Completed dip pens and brushes

How to instructions for turning a typical nib pen holder into a much more comfortable and customized tool. This is a great modification that will make extended writing/drawing more enjoyable, provides less hand fatigue, and offers better grip/control of the pen. More

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