Pen Holder Work Material: Nikko Ebonite Japan Finish: Aka Tamenuri
Fountain Pen Work Material: Nikko Ebonite Japan Finish: Aka Tamenuri
Screw Section Work
Nib Section Work
The Ebonite Part is Finished. The Urushi work is starting from here
First layer of Ki-Urushi (Raw Urushi), Added and wiped, it will cure in the Furo the next 24 hours
Sanded and cleaned, new Urushi layer applied. It will be repeated 4 times.
Layer cured, sanded, cleaned and ready for new application
Cured, sanded, cleaned, new layer and back to furo for curing
Finally the 4th layer
Base layers finished. Middle layers are added before color.
First layer of color. It will cure in furo several days before applying a new layer.
2nd layer applied.
Tamenuri Work – First layer
Tamenuri Work 2nd layer – First layer is sanded and a new Urushi layer is applied- The layer it gets darker while curing
Working on the pen rest- golden powder with Nashiji Layers. Nashiji will accentuate the golden color and it will get a amber color over time. First step, powder sprinkling and brushing for effect
First layer of Nashiji
Uwazuri-last steps in a pen making – ki-urushi (raw urushi) is wiped on the pen and polished after curing, this process is repeated up to 5-7 times.
After 2 layers