The Nib Section
50 - Tuned to Order

50 - Tuned to Order

August 16, 2019

We look at the phenomenon of the post-factory nib technician. Are they just meeting a need from customers who increasingly buy their fountain pens online? Or are nib technicians a stopgap for dealing with manufacturers with inadequate QC? 

 

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This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scubendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). Our guest this episode is Anabelle Hiller (@stringsandpedals). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

00:42—WWAWW

 

Chuck: Aurora Optima Sole B w/ Robert Oster Ng Special ‘16 

Diana: Pilot Kakuno Demonstrator Raden (custom) w/ Montblanc Egyptian Blue 

Sharyn: Pilot Metal Falcon Burgundy SF w/ Sailor Oku-yama 

Tav: Parker Vacuumatic Jr. Black 3B w/ Lamy Black  

 

04:58—Feedback and News 

 

Chuck, Sharyn and Di will be recording live at the Sydney Pen Show 2019 

 

06:38—Tuned to Order 

 

08:26—Interview: Anabelle Hiller, Nib Technician 

 

Anabelle on IG is @stringsandpedals 

Episode 30 - The Hand Senses More Than the Eye Can See 

Appelboom 

John Sorowka is Oxonian on FPN 

Recently a debate has arisen within the dutch goldsmith community as to what makes one a master goldsmith. “ - @stringsandpedals 

“Why Calathea Makes the Most Beautiful Decorative Houseplant” - Bloomspace 

 

34:29—Tuned to Order (continued) 

 

Nibs.com 

Nibsmith 

Pensive Pens 

 

1:04:58—Recommendations 

 

Greek yoghurt 

Lean on Me,  José James

French Cooking Academy 

Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream 

 

1:09:48—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Anabelle Hiller. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

49 - A Truly Committed Filth Monster (2nd Anniversary Q&A Edition)

49 - A Truly Committed Filth Monster (2nd Anniversary Q&A Edition)

August 2, 2019

In this absolute bonanza of an episode, we answer all the listener questions we received and celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the podcast. 

 

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The hosts were Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

01:24—WWAWW 

 

Tav: James Finniss custom pen BB w/ Montblanc Midnight Blue 

Sharyn: Pilot x Mitsukoshi Decimo 2019 Red LE MF 

Diana: Opus 88 Fantasia Green-Yellow M w/ Montblanc Red Fox 

Chuck: Nakaya Long Piccolo Chinkin Housoge Elastic SF 

 

08:02—Ink Questions 

 

Kobe Nagasawa Aegean Sea Blue - Nagasawa 

Episode 46 - Write Therapy 

“I’m torn on the pardon thing. If it’s “forgiveness for doing something wrong” then a pardon is nonsensical.” - @jonbradfield 

“Re. Alan Turing. But also, James fucking Flint.” - @diana_liwen 

THAT scene from Black Sails Episode 1x07 

Robert Iridescink by Diamine - Cult Pens 

Robert Oster Hippo Purple - Mountain of Ink 

Akkerman Dutch Masters #3 Gele Oker Van Frans - Mountain of Ink 

Montblanc Golden Yellow - Mountain of Ink 

 

32:49—Fountain Pen Questions 

 

Laura’s tragically broken Aurora - @inkpea 

Diana’s tragically broken Aurora - @diana_liwen 

Diana’s “Hannibal pen” the ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo XL - @thenibsection 

Hannibal identifies Bella Crawford’s perfume 

EuroBox 

Bexley Pen 

Newton Pens 

StyloArt 

 

1:19:49—Shows/Community Questions 

 

Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimo Edition) 

@inkantadora 

Anabelle Hiller 

Mike Masuyama 

Richard Binder 

Montblanc M fountain pen 

 

1:43:02—Non-FP Questions 

 

Gastropod 

Ologies 

The Allusionist 

Planet Money 

Little Gold Men 

Culture Gabfest 

1A 

Women at Work 

Secrets of Wealthy Women 

The Minimalist 

Buffering the Vampire Slayer 

Behind the Bastards 

How Did This Get Made 

Comedy Bang Bang 

“How Vaporwave Was Created Then Destroyed by the Internet” - Esquire 

The Leaky Nib 

Pensive Pens 

 

2:11:53—Recommendations 

 

Just Add Love, Irris Makler 

@artofchrismckee 

Papinelle 

@ravioli_daddy 

 

2:20:39—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

 

48 - Colour Coordinating is a Superpower

48 - Colour Coordinating is a Superpower

July 19, 2019

How—if at all—do you colour coordinate pen and ink? The hosts discuss the satisfaction that comes with matching a pen with its perfectly paired ink colour, and all the quirks and self-imposed rules that guide our decisions. 

 

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This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Brian (@briansaputro) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

00:44—WWAWW

 

Brian: Sailor Pro Gear Slim Demonstrator and Manyou 

Sharyn: ST Dupont D-Line Atelier Tortoise Brown w/ Pelikan Edelstein Smoky Quartz 

Chuck: Aurora Optima 365 Azzurra BB w/ Iroshizuku Syo-ro and Optima 365 Coral Red MCI w/ Sailor Irori 

Diana: PenBBS 456 Clear Demonstrator w/ Sailor 21k Port of Kobe H-MF nib and Private Reserve Naples Blue 

 

Nagasawa x Sailor Port of Kobe Waterfront Realo - Nagasawa 

Nagasawa x Sailor Port of Kobe Waterfront Red Realo - Nagasawa 

 

13:57—Feedback and News 

 

If you have a question you’d like the hosts to answer in our upcoming 2nd Anniversary Q&A episode, you can send it to us via Instagram, Facebook, Discord or email

 

18:16—Colour Coordinated 

 

The Year I Became Addicted To Monochrome - The Cut 

Visconti Watermark Rainbow LE - La Couronne du Comte 

Katamari - Fandom Wiki 

Private Reserve Ink 

Montblanc Blue Palette - Montblanc 

Colors of the Four Seasons—Again - Crónicas Estilográficas 

Lamy Dark Lilac - Mountain of Ink 

 

54:10—Review: Lamy Notebooks

 

Lamy Notebooks - Lamy Australia 

Photos of Sharyn’s writing tests - TNS on Facebook 

Products were provided by Lamy Australia for review 

 

1:30:48—Recommendations 

 

Pecorino al Tartufo 

Strong Songs 

Shitposting is an art, if history is any indication - Polygon 

tumblr meme culture is really just a form of neo dadaism 

Gloomology Golden Garlic Enamel Pin 

Eat more garlic 

Learn another language 

 

1:44:14—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

47 - Collectors Series Part 6: Leo Fok

47 - Collectors Series Part 6: Leo Fok

July 5, 2019

Leo Fok, self-described “casual buyer of pens”, was in Sydney recently, and joined Diana, Sharyn et co. for a long, free-pouring lunch, where they eventually got around to talking about his collection and collecting habits. 

 

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This episode features Leo (@inquisitivequill), Diana (@thegrynne), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Brian (@briansaputro) and Ada. Dogs of the pod, Lance and Sebastian, also lent their voices. 

 

 

FORMAT

 

00:33—Leo Fok  

 

Previous episodes in the Collectors Series:

Previous episodes that Leo has guested in:

Inquisitive Quill on Youtube 

@inquisitivequill 

Controversy Over The Early M900 Toledo - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Lamy Joy 1.1mm - Dymocks 

Tainan Pen Show Public Group 

Tokyo International Pen Show 

Sailor Pro Gear Umeda Chayamachi store exclusive, "snow, moon, wind, and flowers" - @inquisitivequill 

Sailor Pro Gear Morita Robin Blue and Sailor Pro Gear 雪月風花 “Wind” from Umeda Chayamachi compared - TNS on FB 

Namiki Custom Impressions - TNS on FB 

Pilot 100th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain Pens Press Release 

Aurora Internazionale Fountain Pen - Novelli Pens 

Pilot Custom 823 - Tokyo Pen Shop 

Pilot Custom Urushi - Anderson Pens 

Pilot Sakura Fubuki “Sakura Snowstorm” patterned pens - TNS on FB 

Pilot Sakura Fubuki in red and black - @inquisitivequill 

Diamine Lion Rock (狮子山) Fountain Pen Ink - @muzepens 

Leo’s profile in Shumi no bungu bako - TNS on FB 

Shumi no bungu bako Volume 50 - Amazon 

Review: M805 Anthracite Stresemann (2015) - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan Souverän M800 Tortoiseshell Brown Review - Scribalishess 

Pilot Sokuikinen HouOu Phoenix Coronation Pen - Elephant & Coral 

Aurora launches the Goccia Nib - Aurora Pen 

Aurora Optima Coral Red 365 & the Goccia Nib! - Mike Matteson 

The Two Super Ultra 500 - Crónicas Estilográficas 

 

59:04—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Leo Fok.

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

46 - Recent Acquisitions (June 2019 Edition)

46 - Recent Acquisitions (June 2019 Edition)

June 21, 2019

We take the risk of trying things, so you don’t have to. Feat. Roterfaden Taschenbegleiters, Musubi journals, Visconti quill nibs, and Aurora flex nibs. 

 

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The hosts were Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), and Diana (@thegrynne).

 

  

FORMAT

 

00:16—WWAWW

 

Sharyn: Pineider La Grande Bellezza Honeycomb EF “Quill” nib w/ Sailor Yuki-Akari

Diana: ST Dupont Olympio L F (Dan Smith) w/ Caran d’Ache Sunset

Chuck: Platinum Century Fujin Raijin B w/ Platinum Carbon Black

 

03:52—Feedback

 

Episode 23 - For the Love of Ballpoints

Episode 46 - Write Therapy

 

09:50—Recent Acquisitions

 

Maruzen 150th Anniversary “Lemon” LE

Nib Grinder (Mark Bacas)

Roterfaden

Roterfaden Taschenbegleiter Configurator

Diana’s Roterfaden collection (TNS on FB)

Midori Traveler’s Notebook - Jet Pens

Roterfaden Planner Covers - Simply Life

Episode 28 - The Sound of One Pen Being Tested

Aurora Optima Lilac Resin LE Fine Flex - Nibs

Aurora Optima Light Blue Resin LE Fine Flex - Nibs

Aurora 88 Flex - The Gentleman Stationer

Pineider La Grande Bellezza - Goulet Pens

Visconti Pentagon - Appelboom

Pineider “La Grande Bellezza” Gemstone Rhodolite Red Fountain Pen - The Pen Addict

Musubi Atelier

Diana’s Musubi A5 Wool and Dragonflies journals (TNS on FB)

Hobonichi Plain Notebook

Nanami Seven Seas

Musubi diaries - Leigh Reyes

Midori MD A5 Leather Cover - Milligram

Platinum Century Fujin Raijin - Nibs

Nakaya maki-e converter - Nagasawa

Sharyn’s ST Dupont Line-D Ateliers (TNS on FB)

ST Dupont Phoenix Renaissance Premium LE - Chatterley Luxuries

 

1:20:04—Recommendations

 

Always Be My Maybe Dinner Scene ft. Keanu Reeves

Sail By AWOLNATION

John Wick 3

Halle Berry Refuses to Lose to Spicy Wings | Hot Ones

Avatar the Last Airbender

Warrior on Cinemax

Dianxi Xiaoge

 

1:33:15—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Shayn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

45 - Write Therapy

45 - Write Therapy

June 7, 2019

Two friends and fountain pen nerds chat about writing and self care.

 

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The host was Diana (@thegrynne), and her guest was Laura (@inkpea and @vientocorre).

 

If you or anyone you know is struggling with their mental health, please get in contact with Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636, or seek help at www.beyondblue.org.au.

  

FORMAT

 

10:06—WWAWW

 

Laura: Aurora Optima Black Resin F

Diana: Montblanc 146 90th Anniversary EF

 

11:34—Writing as self care

 

Spoon theory

 

26:19—Misc pen stuff

 

Conid

Episode 12 - We Can’t All Be Montblanc, Some Of Us Are Lego

 

32:15—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.

Special thanks: Laura.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

 

33:09—After Dark

 

Roterfaden

Roterfaden Taschenbegleiter ST_17

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron

@randomstoryprompts

Good Omens

The Hot Zone

Killing Eve

44 - Carry and Storage

44 - Carry and Storage

May 24, 2019

We put the question to the community: what makes for the ideal carry and storage solutions for fountain pens?

 

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FORMAT

 

00:38—WWAWW

 

Chuck: Pilot Custom 823 M 18k nib w/ Pilot Iroshizuku Syo-ro

Sharyn: Franklin-Christoph Model 20 Antique Glass Special Edition 14k flex nib w/ Bungubox Piano Mahogany

Diana: ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo XL Red and Palladium M 18k w/ Caran d’Ache Sunset

Tav: Parker 51 Light Teal Stub w/ Sailor Jentle Yama-dori

 

14:16—Feedback

 

18:06—Fountain Pen Carry and Storage

 

Galen Leather Pen Rolls

Montblanc leather 3-pen pouch

Caran d’Ache leather case for 2 pen

Aurora 2-pen case - Fahrney’s Pens

Corbo teal 4-pen leather wrap/case - Galleria on Rakuten

Snug as pens in a rug - Leigh Reyes

Nagasawa kip leather single pen sleeves - Nagasawa on Rakuten

Nagasawa kip leather notebook cover - Nagasawa on Rakuten

Peg and Awl Sendak Artist Roll

Pen wraps made by Nan and Ling - FPN

Gallery of pen wraps by Ling

Pilot Pensemble - LarryPost

Sharyn’s 10-pen display boxes made by Yachingstyle - TNS on FB

Contact Yachingstyle to order her pen display boxes

Franklin-Christoph Pen Cases

Frank Clegg Fountain Pen Case

Interview: Frank Clegg of Frank Clegg Leatherworks - Juxtapoz Magazine

Episode 19 - Treat It Like You Would Your Grandma

Diana’s ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo I - TNS on FB

Caran d’Ache Leman - Pen Chalet

Caran d’Ache Varius China Blue - Penporium

Visconti Dreamtouch Leather Pen Cases - Goulet Pen Company  

Nikolai Piquadro Two Pen Leather Case - Chatterley Luxuries

Chris’ Visconti case with fabric lining - TNS on FB

Taccia Kimono Pen Roll

 

1:22:36—Recommendations

 

Write down prompt words for writing/drawing inspiration

Behind the Bastards

West Elm Mongolian Lamb Cushion Covers

Star Trek Discovery

 

1:32:03—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special thanks: Nguyên Ngô (Paul) and Chris Grant. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

43 - Pet Peeves

43 - Pet Peeves

May 10, 2019

We compiled and condensed all our pet peeves and unpopular opinions into one episode, because everyone needs to let off steam every once in a while.

 

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FORMAT

 

01:26—WWAWW

 

Tav: TWSBI Aurora B w/ Maruzen Athena Eternal Blue

Sharyn: Opus 88 Demonstrator w/ Pilot Parallel 3.8mm and Sailor Jentle Fuji Musume

Diana: Sailor Pro Gear Millecolore Blue H-MF w/ Sailor Souboku

Chuck: Sailor Pro Gear King of Pen Demonstrator M w/ Iroshizuku Yama-budo

Photo of the Millicolore next to a regular Sailor with gold trim - TNS on FB

 

10:50—Feedback

 

17:12—Giveaway

 

@quadrupod / Sumire Glass

The hosts’ glass pen pillows

See post on IG for giveaway instructions on how to enter

 

20:16—Pet Peeves

 

Episode 7 - QC Controversies: Nakaya, Visconti, TWSBI

Episode 28 - The Sound of One Pen Being Tested

Visconti Wall Street LE - Manllectables

Visconti Pentagon - Appelboom

It's official: The Pilot Con-20 and Con-50 converters have been discontinued in favor of the Con-40 - Nibs.com

Platinum Converter - Cult Pens

How to Fill a Pilot Con-70 Converter - The Goulet Pen Co

Graf von Faber-Castell Intuition Platino Grenadilla - Alt. Haven

Franklin-Christoph Model 20 Marietta - Franklin-Christoph

Episode 9 - Nibs 101

Episode 13 - Try To Break This Pen...For Science

Sharyn holding a jumbo-sized Japanese ebonite and maki-e pen - TNS on FB

Eboya

Episode 6 - Fountain Pen Inks 101

Episode 42 - Ink Stories with Inkantadora

Montegrappa Queen of Hearts - Penporium

Pilot Decimo new colours - TNS on FB

Richard Binder

Mike Masuyama

David Nishimura

 

1:03:48—Recommendations

 

GoFundMe for Cherrylyn’s Medical Expenses

Adam Liaw’s recipe for teriyaki sauce

The MCU and Inside Out on Stan Unlimited Streaming

Take some time out

 

1:08:55—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

42 - Ink Stories with Inkantadora

42 - Ink Stories with Inkantadora

April 26, 2019

Ana Csiky (aka Inkantadora) is obsessed about ink - their physical properties, the histories and cultural meanings of colours, and how particular inks came to be. Diana talks to Ana about her expansive and fascinating Ink Stories project.

 

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The host was Diana (@thegrynne). The guest host was Ana (@inkantadora).

 

FORMAT

 

00:22—Interview with Ana Csiky

 

@inkantadora on IG

Inkantadora’s International Desk

Inkantadora on YouTube

Fountain Pen Companion Podcast

J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor

Musubi

Additive Pens (@additivepens)

Sailor Ink Studio 123 - The Well-Appointed Desk

3 Oysters Seoul Colors - Goulet Pens

Carter’s Ink Company - Old Main Artifacts

TAG Kyoto Inks - Standard Bindery

Kyo-no-Oto Yamabuki iro - Inkantadora's International Desk

@lgsoltek

Monteverde California Teal - Mountain of Ink

Cult Pens Iridescink Robert and Marueen - Cult Pens

Opus 88 Koloro - The Desk Bandit

@nibsonpoint

Dyptique Tempo EDP - Basenotes

Dyptique L’ombre dans l’eau EDP - Basenotes

Dyptique Philosykos EDP - Basenotes

Organics Studios Oscar’s Copper - Mountain of Ink

Organics Studios Blue Crab - Wondernaut

Montblanc Legend of Zodiacs, The Pig - Montblanc

Montblanc Mahatma Ghandi - Too Many Pelikans

Montblanc Ink of Joy - These Beautiful Pens

Montblanc Swan Illusion - Macchiato Man

Pelikan Edelstein Ruby - Stationery Ramblings

Pilot Iroshizuku Bishamonten - @inkantadora

J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor - @inkantadora

Waterman Mysterious Blue - Stylographika

J. Herbin Cornaline d’Égypte - @inkantadora

Jacques Herbin Rouge d’Orient - Milligram

Robert Oster Deep Sea - Mountain of Ink

KWZ Northern Twilight - Squishy Ink

Sailor Jentle Peche - Inkdependence!

Col-O-Ring Ink Testing Book - Milligram

@inkaday

Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-same - A Better Desk

Myk Daigle (@mad_mercantile)

Waterman ink sample bottle - @inkantadora

 

1:19:38—WWAWW

 

Ana: Additive Pens Double Helix w/ Regalia Writing Labs Soft Stub and Sailor Ink Studio 273

Diana: Pilot Custom 743 14kt Waverly w/ Caran d’Ache Magnetic Blue

Photos at TNS on Facebook

 

1:25:32—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.

Special thanks to: Ana Csiky.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

41 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (A Happy Cut of the Tine Edition)

41 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (A Happy Cut of the Tine Edition)

April 12, 2019

Sharyn and Leo’s exploration into the Japanese pen scene continues. They sit down with Bruno Taut of Crónicas Estilográficas and Mr Iwase of Iwase Seisakusho to talk Kubo nibs, urushi and raden, and Japanese artisanal manufacturing.

 

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The hosts were Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Leo (@inquisitivequill).

 

FORMAT

 

04:03—Interview with Bruno Taut

 

Crónicas Estilográficas (@brunotaut_fp)

Family Portrait (VIII). Myu-25 at al. - Crónicas Estilográficas

Pilot Myu-701 in steel - @brunotaut_fp

Tokyo Pen Shops - Crónicas Estilográficas

A Guide to Tokyo Pen shops - Tokyo fountain pen scene (Ross Stutler)

Pilot Capless - 50 years - Crónicas Estilográficas

Pockets - Crónicas Estilográficas

More Pocket Pens - Crónicas Estilográficas

Ban-ei, 挽栄 - Crónicas Estilográficas

Kubo Meets Sakai - Crónicas Estilográficas

Kubo Kohei four-tined music nib - TNS on Facebook

Another angle on the four-tined Kobu music nib - TNS on FB 

Mr. Iwase's Creations - Crónicas Estilográficas

Iwase prototype - TNS on FB 

Kubo, Yotsubishi and Iwase - Crónicas Estilográficas

Yotsubishi Kawari-nuri sakura (cherry) bark pattern c1955-1959 (by Ishi-Shoten) - PenHero  

Custom Urushi - Crónicas Estilográficas

Masahiro

From Shizuoka - Crónicas Estilográficas

Eboya (@eboya_made_in_tokyo)

Stylo Art Karuizawa (@styloart.karuizawa)

Madrid Pen Show

 

37:36—Vintage Japanese pens

 

San-essu - Crónicas Estilográficas

SSS pen - TNS on Facebook

Datation of Japanese Pens. II. Pilot Nibs - Crónicas Estilográficas

 

44:32—Interview with Iwase Junichi

 

@iwaseseisakusho

Iwase raden pens - TNS on FB

More Iwase pens - TNS on FB 

Kubo nib on Iwase pen - TNS on FB 

Pelikan M1000 Sunrise - The Pelikan’s Perch

Pelikan M1000 Moonlight - The Pelikan’s Perch

 

51:45—Kubo nibs

 

The Kubo Singularity - Crónicas Estilográficas

 

54:10—WWAWW

 

Sharyn: Montblanc 220

Leo: Parker Big Red Rollerball and Pilot Capless BP

Photos on FB 

 

57:17—Other cool stuff

 

Seirei-nuri (Dragonfly Wing Pattern) - FPN

Takabatake Masayuki (Japan’s King of Stationery) - nippon.com

Urushi Mina Project (seirei-nuri) - Edison Pen Co.

A large canvas: Danitrio Genkai in Seirei-Nuri Urushi - These Beautiful Pens

Pilot Maki-e Seirei-nuri - FPN

Shijin - Crónicas Estilográficas

First Piston by Sailor - Crónicas Estilográficas

Realo The 95th Anniversary Fountain Pen - Sailor

 

1:02:43—Recommendations

 

Tomoe River Branded Notebook

Mochi

Furikake

 

1:05:15—Thanks and Credits

 

Producer: Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai, Leo Fok.

Recording and editing: Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Special thanks to: Bruno Taut, Iwase Junichi.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.