Elder Pens Wood Pen Box Elder

Premium Wooden Writer's Pen, Brown Box Elder 338

Regular price $69.99 Sale

The inspiration of the name “Elder Pens”, Box Elder is amongst the most famous and sought-after woods for pen turning. While most Box Elder wood is a dull white color, with incredibly straight and uninteresting grain, the knotted burl sections are magnificently complex. Whether harvested by me personally, or purchased from suppliers, Box Elder wood requires a process called “stabilization” to harden the wood enough to be carved. During the stabilization process, wood turners sometimes inject colorful dyes into the wood, resulting in magnificent and contrasting areas of color.

*The pen in the photos is the pen you will receive*

Model: Premium Writer's Pen

Pen Type: Ballpoint

Ink Color: Black

Wood: Dyed and Stabilized Box Elder Burl

Fixtures: Chrome, Swarovski Crystal, 22kt Gold 

Refillable? Yes

Finish: Gloss – The crystal-clear gloss finish holds several distinct advantages over the satin finish. It is much more durable, and will never need refinishing. It provides a clearer, better lens for light-colored woods and layered woods of contrasting colors. For intricate designs with inlay or small pieces, the gloss coating acts as a barrier to prevent small parts from separating. The “smooth” option guarantees an ultra smooth finish, achieved by a two-stage finishing process with cyanoacrylate, sanded to 12,000 grit, then waxed and polished.

Engraving Options

 

I do not recommend engraving dyed woods

 IRN: 338