Recent Changes

Howdy all!

It’s been a while, as I’ve been busy trying to work through my orders, as well as working on my job search among other things.

Unfortunately in life, changes are often abrupt and unavoidable, and sometimes change the trajectory of your daily schedule, activities, and routine that you’ve fallen into. I have recently had to pack up and move, which is great because it allows me to be closer to my sweet girlfriend, as well as hopefully present more opportunities in my career search. On the negative side however, it means I have temporarily lost my “shop” and way to make pens. This has been a huge adjustment, as penmaking has become such a substantial use of my leisure time, and it’s really heartbreaking to have to forego making pens for the time being.

This is NOT, I repeat this is NOT me closing up shop. I love doing this far too much to give up, and as soon as I am able to find a new shop space, I will be back in business!

So to those who have open orders with me: Please bear with me as I settle into my new schedule and figure out what to do next. If I haven’t already contacted you, please email me, and I will happily discuss options with you.

If you are interested in having a pen made, please email me. While not currently working on new commissions, I will be glad to put you on a waiting list, no commitment or deposit required, and then let you know once I am able to start back up again.

Thank you all for your understanding and support, and I look forward to being able to start up making pens once again! This little “sabbatical” will hopefully allow me to keep the creative wheels turning, and provide inspiration and ideas for new offerings!

-John