Category Archives: Repair
Client Repair Now on Hiatus Until NovemberPosted on: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Despite going full time with the business end of August, I have not seemed to catch up on my repair work.
Bench Time Episode 2Posted on: Sunday, June 30, 2013
More time at the bench on a beautiful Sunday afternoon!
Bench Time Episode 1Posted on: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Join me for the first episode of Bench Time, probably where I spend most of my time cleaning my bench off in preparation for some repairs!
What’s Up for the Weekend?!Posted on: Friday, January 25, 2013
Good Morning Fellow Pen Collectors! Happy Friday!! Despite a couple of inches of super fluffy snow that covered us last night, it’s not tooo cold out, and it’s sunny at least.
Zen and the Art of Pen Polishing: Micro-MeshPosted on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
For years, I was a staunch anti-polisher. I never polished pens. With anything. No simichrome, no flitz, no polish of any kind. I figured the pen had lived its life for 50 to near 100 years as is and a … Continue reading
Pen Repair: The Moore Safety PenPosted on: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Last November I got my first taste of one of the coolest filling systems ever, the safety pen. Many are familiar with this filling system in its most common form, the Waterman safety, whereby you turn a knob at the … Continue reading
From the Workbench: Crystallization in Esterbrook PlasticPosted on: Thursday, February 9, 2012
I had a three ribbed jewel transitional Esterbrook come in this week for a new sac. This was your regular resac, flush and clean type of repair. That is until I took the cap off and saw this: Now thankfully I had … Continue reading