Maple wood handmade pen with a broad, wide grip making it easy to hold. The pen has a retractable tip and black ink. Twisting the body brings the tip forward/back. The pen has been handmade from maple wood by woodturning. The wood has natural very pale grain, that almost looks like marble. The end and clip are pale gold, with black. The ink can be replaced.
If you like slightly heavier pens or wider pens, this might be perfect. It does narrow down to the tip a bit, however. It weighs 49 grams, compared to a biro at 5g, parker 12g, generic retractable 10g or zebra zero grip 9g.
I have a selection of handmade, broad pens on this website. A local, talented woodturner has made these pens for Hobby Aids. I wanted to stock some pens that were broader because if you have knobbly hands they might be comfier to use, but I also wanted pens that looked good. To me, it’s important to have a pen you’re proud to own and use.
Key features of the maple wood broad handmade pen –
- Black ink
- Maple wood
- Retractable tip
- Broad, wide pen
- The ink can be replaced
- 13cm long (just over 5″)
- Max 1.5cm wide
- 49g weight
For a similar pen, please see Mahogany Wood Handmade Broad Pen
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