Mpingo Slimline Ballpoint Pens

This pen is made from Mpingo (Dalbergia melanoxylon) commonly known as African Blackwood. Some folks like a thicker barrel on their pens, so I turned this one to a larger diameter than I usually do. The extra wood gives the pen a bit more heft, so it feels nice in your hand.



Mechanism:
The mechanism is Cross style and refills are readily available in most office supply stores.

Finish: The pen was sanded up to 400 grit, then burnished with 0000 steel wool to bring up a smooth surface. It was then finished with mineral oil, bee’s & carnauba wax and a final polish with paraffin wax.



Price:
US$35
Item Ref No: MSP0036
Status: Sold but a similar pen may be available. Click here to inquire.


This pen I turned to a slimmer profile than the one listed above, but it still has the lovely subtle red undertones in the grain. I’m quite pleased with this particular pen, and I think you will be too.

Price:
$35
Item Ref No: MSP0037
Status: Sold but a similar pen may be available. Click here to inquire.
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