Award Winning Pens

Winner of a Pen World 2010 Readers Choice Award

This pen features such fine detail and exquisite craftsmanship that you have to see to believe.

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Upcoming Events

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts - July 10-15th, 2016

Come join the class as we discover all about creating fine writing instruments at one the country's most prestigious schools of arts and crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts.  I will be teaching an entire week starting Sunday and lasting until Friday afternoon! Learn techniques that will advance your pen making skills or if you are just starting out, this class will give you the confidence to make any pen a true fine writing instrument!

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Washington DC Fountain Pen Show - August 8, 9,& 10, 2014

Come see the latest creation, Jeweled Beetle Wing Pen, as seen in Pen World Magazine from Barry Gross, double Niche Award finalist in 2012 at The Washington DC Fountain Pen Supershow, considered to be largest pen show in the U.S.

August 5th, 6th and 7th, 2016

Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner´╗┐

August 18 - 23, 2016


Even if you have never made a pen before we will make you feel at home in this course! Students from basic to advanced are welcome in this course to learn an assortment of techniques to take their pen making to the next level.  Thinking creatively is the key to enhance your pen making abilities which will be discussed daily and throughout the course.  Students will work with a variety of materials including but not limited to the following: exotic wood, stabilized wood, “biologicals”, and acrylics.  You will learn how to clear cast your own acrylic pen blanks (without a pressure pot or vacuum chamber!) which will open your mind to wide range of creative ideas.  Segmented pens and laser cuts pen kits will also be made.  The latest in stabilizing your own pen blanks and other small objects will be demonstrated!  Many different finishing techniques will be stressed throughout the course including a very easy CA glue finish.  After finishing with your pen masterpieces, we will discuss marketing tips and tricks on how to best display and sell your one-of-a-kind master pieces!Even if you have never made a pen before we will make you feel at home in this course! 

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