Starting into penturning
Are you interested in making pens? We often get asked what it takes to start into the pen making hobby. Here are a few great resources that will answer many of your questions and get you on your way to making your first pen:
- Penturning 101 info sheet - pen-making basics you need to know to get started
- Our recommendations for tools - what's needed and what's nice to have
Below we offer a starter kit in the easy-to-make Slimline style. Each starter kit has everything you need to get started - five pen kits, five blanks, adjustable Morse Taper 1 or Morse Taper 2 mandrel, bushings, drill, premium pen mill pilot shaft and cutter head, glue, baseplate wax and finishing bars.
If you're not sure whether your lathe takes a Morse Taper 1 or Morse Taper 2, this info sheet may help.
Beginner MT1 Starter Kit Plus including free shipping
Beginner MT1 Starter Kit Plus