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Currently Inked #10 | 25 August 2016

Show Notes Submit questions for upcoming episodes of currently inked at: 2:40 – Purchasing older ink (in this case, Parker Penman Sapphire). Do inks degrade? 6:25 – Currently Inked #1 – Eversharp Skyline Antiques Store find 9:55 – What 14k or 18k nibs would you suggest for a first gold nib...

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Presenting Inky Fingers Notebooks

Hello Pen Habit friends! If you watch my Currently Inked podcast videos, this post will be repeated information for you. But in case you don’t, I wanted to write a quick blog post here on the Pen Habit website as well. Earlier this year, I rolled out a prototype of...

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Currently Inked #9 | 18 August 2016

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Tom Barrington Leather Goods & Accessories at http://tombarrington.com. 1:25 – Franklin-Christoph Lucky 13 Penvelope 1:50 – Currently Inked #1 – Carolina Pen Company Urushi Pen 3:55 – A bit about Matt’s handwriting 6:45 – How do you justify taking a $1000+ pen out...

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Currently Inked #8 | 11 August 2016

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Pen Chalet. A long-time supporter of The Pen Habit, Pen Chalet is a world-class retailer of pens, ink, paper, and accessories. They carry a wide selection of brands, and back all of their pens up with top-notch customer service. Plus they offer...

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Currently Inked #7 – 28 July 2016

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Pen Chalet. A long-time supporter of The Pen Habit, Pen Chalet is a world-class retailer of pens, ink, paper, and accessories. They carry a wide selection of brands, and back all of their pens up with top-notch customer service. Plus they offer...

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Currently Inked #6 – 2016 July 21

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Tom Barrington Leather Goods and Accessories. If you’re looking for something a little bit different to protect your valuable pens, check out these beautiful pen cases and pen sleeves made from sustainably and ethically-farmed Ostrich, Stingray, or Crocodile leather.  Now available at...

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Season 3 Finale – Top Pens

The sun is out. The garden needs to be watered and weeded. The dog needs to go swimming at the dog park. And I hate to miss the short Seattle summers sitting alone in a padded room and talking to a camera…even about fountain pens. That can, sadly, mean only one...

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Stylo Art Taut

My first experiences with wood pens were not great. I was brand new to fountain pens (literally…my first ever pen was wood) and I couldn’t have told you what made a good pen from a bad pen. I just saw rows and rows of polished, waxed, or varnished wood, and...

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