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Nib/Crease | Origami and Fountain Pens

From their release posted on FPgeeks.com, the pen is "Hand-polished from an ebonite barrel, the TACCIA Tanto is then sealed with fine Japanese urushi lacquer, and fitted with a sting ray leather cap, sterling silver sword pin ornament, and Japanese 14-karat gold with rhodium two tone nib, the TACCIA Tanto is our finest homage to the power of ...


Lines and Grinds: A Guide for Choosing and Customizing ...

Nib Grind Rabbit Hole Level Two: The Italic. In my mind, an italic is a square nib without the training wheels. Stub nibs are square nibs that have intentionally rounded edges to make the writing experience smoother, but the rounded edges also make your lines in your handwriting less crisp.. On the other hand, italics are fully squared off nibs without (or mostly …


Processing Cocoa - International Cocoa Organization

Nibs grinding. Nibs grinding has seen many advances in the last half of the 20th century. Before liquor mills, one method of grinding nibs was mixing nibs with granulated sugar and placing the mixture in a mélangeur. This process yielded a material with consistency ranging from a paste to a fluid. 7. Alkalization


Japanese water stones and other Sharpening Tools | FINE TOOLS

Your basic kit should be: a sharpening stone of grit grade 700 to 1200, a honing stone of grit grade 3000 to 6000, and a honing guide. A coarse stone of grit grade 120 to 400 is a useful complement to restore blades or to grind down notches. If the grinding guide is used for working on plane blades the stone should be a few millimetres wider ...


Legendary nibmeister Nagahara reground my nibs | fudefan

We talked about why naginata togi nibs are suitable for Japanese handwriting, what Sailor's now-discontinued "soft" nibs were about, and more. He frequently mentioned and praised his young disciple Matthew aka Pactagon. It was then time for nib grinding, and I got a Jowo 14K B nib ground to a naginata togi. A true Nagahara-made naginata togi.


An Introduction to Nib Customization — The Gentleman Stationer

An Introduction to Nib Customization. May 29, 2016. I've wanted to write a piece about custom nibs for a while. As the "pen world" explodes in popularity (well, at least relatively speaking), more and more people are discovering the world of nib customization. And at the same time, more people who have been tuning and grinding their own nibs at ...


Putting Japanese F nibs in the driver's seat — mnmlscholar

Putting Japanese F nibs in the driver's seat. A full week with my current sextet of pens and inks confirms that I dig this particular set of combinations. The colors and nib choices have been well-balanced: dark and light colors, narrow and wider nibs, large and small pens. Balance kept me interested and writing throughout the week.


Japanese Fountain pen brands - Battle Between Japan's Big 3

Japanese Fountain pen brands - Battle Between Japan's Big 3. It's no question that some of the best fountain pens made today are coming out of Japan. Quality and materials beyond most anything ever seen, and nibs that go finer than fine; Pilot, Platinum, and Sailor are Japan's "Big 3″ pen companies, the ones to go to for a writing ...


Nib grinding, 3 pens : fountainpens

The result was fine, but I still didn't enjoy writing with the more blunt/dry nib the way I do with the F-C. So I decided to grind it further myself with the Japanese water stones I have and ultra-fine abrasive cloth. I also opened up the slot a bit with a brass sheet to make the pen a bit wetter.


Tale of a Vandal Pen User: Nibs Part 1 – Custom Italics ...

My favorite writing experience is with an italic nib because it adds a bit of flair, or even some dignity, to my writing style scrawl. True to my vandalizing nature, I've spent some time grinding my own nibs into italics. My first attempts were on Autopoint Big fountain pens, followed by a few super cheap Jinhaos. A…


Recommendation Tools For Nib Grinding - Of Nibs & …

If you're in Japan you are in the best place in the world for grinding stones. I've successfully used Shapton Glass Stone 16,000 grit to do some nib smoothing, but any stone which is designated for (professional) sushi knife or Kamisori razor finishing should be fine enough grit (both require grits finer than 12,000 in their finishing stages).


Matthew's Nibworks

In my time as a college student abroad in Japan, I met with various "nib doctors" to confirm the efficacy of my nib grinding techniques; among these include Yoshimune-san of Pen and Message and Tsuchida-san of Pilot. Mr. Nagahara Jr. provided me with extensive guidance during my education on grinding the Naginata Togi nib.


FP Nib Details and Info – Franklin-Christoph

Franklin-Christoph features fountain pen specialty nibs, customized by the Japanese nib master Yukio Nagahara, along with S.I.G. nibs ground in house, and a host of various factory formed nibs. Our High Performance Steel (HPS) and 14K specialty nibs include many choices achieve exquisite distinction in performance for your handwriting style.


Nib Grinding – Tokyo Station Pens

Posts about Nib Grinding written by tokyostationpens. Urushi art is an artform that connects a large part of East Asian culture.


Regrinding - FOUNTAIN PEN NIBS SL – FPnibs

This nibs will make a great line variation depending on writing angle. Used for asian lettering and for sketching. Very useful for highlighting words or sentences if used with some types of inks. PO: this is the Posting type of nib. Available for EF and F tips. The tines are bent downwards to make a stiffer nib with no variation strokes.


So you wanna grind yer own nibs... - FPGeeks

The usual disclaimer: Anything you try is at your own risk. I accept no responsibility for what you do or don't do to your nibs. Waski_the-squirrel did a quick review on the JetPens Chibi, and I mentioned that they're great pens for practicing adjustment, alignment and grinding because they're so inexpensive. He asked for a post about grinding.


The 14 Best Japanese Pens [ 2022 Reviews ]

It features a firm grip down to the nib, making it ideal for those who hold pens low. The Mistubishi Uni-Ball pen is a clear winner among our top recommendations. It doesn't have any sharp angles on the top, so there will be no unpleasant scratching or grinding. This pen iscomfortable and easy-to-use. The ink is water-resistant and pigment-based.


Japanese water stones for nib grinding? - Repair Q&A - The ...

My favorite nib-shaping stones (and I regularly convert nibs from ball-point to italic stub or cursive) are two pocket stones, a Norton India and a white smooth Arkansas stone. The abrasives in most stones, be they Japanese water stones or American oil stones, are either silicon carbide or aluminum carbide or a similar material.


Sailor Fountain Pens and Ink – The Goulet Pen Company

Gift Card. Goulet Pens gift cards are available for $5 to $500. Learn. Comprehensive education about fountain pens, ink, and more. Our Blog. Giveaways, inspirational content, educational resources, and community!


Pilot No 15 Pen Nibs - Japan - Asia - The Fountain Pen Network

Location:Kyoto/Tokyo, Japan. Share. Posted February 18, 2018. #5, #10 and #15 provide a similar line width with the same ink on the same paper. #20 may vary a bit depending upon the pressure you apply while writing. Former 3 …


Top 15 Best Japanese Gel Pens in 2021 - Tried and True ...

The smooth writing tip, the way it glides over the paper, and the beautiful, vibrant colors are just parts of what is attractive about gel pens. And nowadays, there are plenty of them on the market today. Even the smallest improvement in design and the faintest sparkling of genius can make a difference between them. So this time around, we ordered the 15 most popular gel …


Glass Pen Nib Tuning - ASMR - YouTube

Many of you have seen my video where I unbox this glass pen. In this video, I test the pen and discover its disappointing performance. The video ends with me...


Announcements - Grinding Gear Games is Hiring Japanese ...

Grinding Gear Games is Hiring Japanese Translators. Has a fluent understanding of English and excellent communication skills. Is a native speaker of Japanese. Ideally has existing professional translation experience. Has a good understanding and knowledge of grammar and the rules of their native language. Is very familiar with Path of …


Pilot Fountain Pens and Ink – The Goulet Pen Company

Huge range of Japanese fountain pens and ink. Gift Card. Goulet Pens gift cards are available for $5 to $500. Learn. Comprehensive education about fountain pens, ink, and more


Pre Owned Fountain Pens – Pen Realm

Opus 88 Omar Clear – Medium Steel Nib. All Pens, Fountain Pens, Pre Owned Fountain Pens, Opus 88. $ 110.00. Opus 88 Omar Clear Condition: Good (B) Nib: Medium Steel Filling System: Eye-dropper Specifications: Closed: 149.5 mm Open: 137.1. Add to wishlist.


Uni KH-20 Hand Crank Pencil Sharpener - Blue | JetPens

Uni. KH-20 Hand Crank Pencil Sharpener - Blue. In stock and usually ships within 1 to 3 business days. Free USA Shipping on Orders Over $35! This useful and ergonomic hand crank sharpener is great for kids or artists. It can sharpen to both a fine point and a broader tip, which can be adjusted by pressing the button in the center of the handle.


How to smooth a scratchy fountain pen nib - YouTube

Learn now to smooth a scratchy fountain pen nib using supplies you may already have at home.Visit our website:https://fprevolutionusa.com/Visit our Facebook ...


Tale of a Vandal Pen User: Taking Note(s) | Peaceable Writer

There also are variety of italics and stubs available for very little cost in a #5 or #6 steel nib. What a bargain! Mr. Masuyama is one of the great nib grinding masters. All of my Japanese style extra-fine points have been ground by Mr. Masuyama.


[SALE] #3776 Century Custom " & Paw"

nib point grinding (to make it write smoother), nib surface polishing, nib ink flow adjustment, nib tine adjustment the ebonite feed has greater ink flow than the original plastic feed, also more resistant to drying when the cap is open.


Eighty-Year-Old Japanese Firm May Be Key to Next-Gen Chips

Eighty-Year-Old Japanese Firm May Be Key to Next-Gen Chips. (Bloomberg) -- One Japanese company that got its start making grinding wheels for machinery more than 80 years ago believes it holds the ...


[NPD] The unsung hero of Japanese pens - Platinum 3776 ...

The nib doesn't stop like a hard nail to the paper, has a slight little bounce to it. Some people do push it further for a little bit of shaded flex writing, which is fine to an extent with that, but don't push it past that one size or two larger or risk damage.


Swapping Fountain Pen Nibs: From Easy to Expert — The ...

TWSBI nib units are slightly different, though still simple. On the TWSBI Diamond 580, you simply unscrew the front section of the pen and slide the nib unit out of the plastic cover (shown here in red but clear on most current 580 models).Insert your new nib unit and reassemble. Because TWSBI sells spare nib units for the express purpose of allowing you to …


Nib Grinding Tools Question - Repair Q&A - The Fountain ...

Im curious about nib grinding, right now just to smooth rough edges, but perhaps to actually reshape nibs in the future. Ive reviewed the information in this nib grinding article, and I have a couple of questions. ... (1500 grit) or a smooth Japanese waterstone in the 2000 grit range. (these grits are all approximate) Grit references are below: ...


Glenn's Pens - Links - marcuslink.com

His Nibs | web site has pens, inks and other "must-have's" History Salvaged - specializes in pens made from Historic Witness Wood. höchli - major store located in Germany, and the site is in German. I . Ink Flow | web site carries pens, refils and inks. J . Jet Pens | online Japanese writing instrument and art supply store. I use for ordering ink.


FP Nib Details and Info – Franklin-Christoph

FP Nib Details and Info. Franklin-Christoph features fountain pen specialty nibs, customized by the Japanese nib master Yukio Nagahara, along with S.I.G. nibs ground in house, and a host of various factory formed nibs. Our High Performance Steel (HPS) and 14K specialty nibs include many choices achieve exquisite distinction in performance for ...


Fountain Pen Nib Options For Beginners – How To Choose ...

There are different nib materials, nib sizes, grinds and manufacturers to sort through. Even I get overwhelmed just thinking about it. Still, I'm here for you. In this article I want to go over some of the more popular nib options that you'll find when purchasing a …