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DRILLOG's SIGNATURE NIB: A FUSION OF FORM AND FUNCTION
Unveiling the iconic symbol of DRILLOG—the drill-shaped nib. This distinctive emblem signifies precision, creativity, and a resolute dedication to a flawless writing experience.
Crafted through meticulous numerically controlled metal cutting, the nib attains an impeccable precision in creating writing lines.
The 0.5 mm width is a versatile choice, ideal for delicate lettering and sketching, while the 0.8 mm width beautifully complements glitter and viscous inks, adding an enchanting dimension to your creations.
For ink aficionados seeking a generous flow, the 1.2mm character width presents an enticing option. This breadth of line is a canvas for indulging in ink's richness, upheld by an innovative ink retention structure that ensures uninterrupted writing.
Spiral grooves gracefully etched onto the pen's body serve as ink repositories, enhancing the efficiency of your writing sessions by accommodating a substantial ink reserve.
It's important to note, however, that ink drying can influence the writing area depending on your pace.
Welcome to the world of DRILLOG—a celebration of thoughtful design, versatility, and the harmonious union of form and functionality. Experience the drill-shaped nib—a signature innovation crafted for discerning writers and creatives.
ROBUST NIB CRAFTED FROM CORROSION-RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL
Experience the unwavering durability of DRILLOG's metal nibs, meticulously forged from acid-resistant stainless steel. Our commitment to excellence ensures that the nib remains impervious even when in contact with ink bottles.
Moreover, the utilization of acid-resistant stainless steel offers you the freedom to explore inks with varying properties, be they slightly acidic or slightly alkaline. Rest assured, as corrosion concerns are a thing of the past, enabling you to focus solely on your creative journey. Discover the epitome of durability and versatility in DRILLOG's resilient nibs, a testament to our dedication to both quality and innovation.
EFFORTLESS UPKEEP SIMPLIFIED
Maintaining DRILLOG nibs has never been easier. To cleanse residual ink from the nib, a simple rinse under running water suffices. For a more meticulous cleansing, a gentle scrub with a small brush efficiently completes the task. And for the utmost convenience, an ultrasonic cleaner is also a viable option.
Experience the convenience of easy maintenance, designed to complement your creative journey with uncomplicated care. Elevate your writing experience with DRILLOG's thoughtful craftsmanship that extends beyond design into every aspect of usage.
UNLOCK A FRESH REALM OF DIPPING PEN CREATIVITY
Introducing an innovative approach to using dipping pens. Our metal nibs redefine the experience by offering the unique advantage of easy ink removal with water. Revel in the freedom to explore an array of inks, akin to the vibrant palette of a painter. This unparalleled versatility is a testament to the metal nib's capabilities.
Experience a new dimension in dipping pen artistry—one that blurs the lines between traditional writing and expressive painting. With DRILLOG's metal nibs, a world of limitless creativity awaits, fostering a seamless transition between inks and inspiration, previously unattainable in the world of dipping pens.
- Material: Acid-resistant stainless steel SUS316
- Dimensions: Φ7mm w:37.5mm
- Weight: 8g
CARING FOR YOUR DRILLOG METAL DIP PEN NIB
Should the pen's tip accumulate oils, the ink may be repelled, obstructing the ink dipping process due to its water-soluble nature. In such instances, if ink flow to the nib is hindered, follow these steps to eliminate the oil:
Oil Removal Technique for Pen Nib
Gently apply a mild detergent onto a fine-bristled brush, such as a nylon brush or toothbrush. Dampen the brush with water.
With precision, brush along each of the eight grooves, progressing from the nib's shoulder to its tip.
Post brushing, rinse off the detergent using running water or warm water, allowing it to naturally air-dry.
If necessary, repeat steps 1 through 3 once more, in case the ink flow remains obstructed.
Elevate your DRILLOG experience by tending to your metal dip pen nib with care. These simple steps ensure a seamless creative journey, where ink flows as effortlessly as your inspiration.
HISTORY OF DRILLOG
Nestled within the Daikanyama Tsutaya (Tokyo) is the renowned stationery floor, celebrated not just for its vast collection, but also for its expert concierge adept in the world of writing instruments. This knowledgeable guide assists in the quest to find the perfect writing companion.
Amidst this literary haven stands the signature concierge, Kazuko Sakuma, an embodiment of Tsutaya's ethos. Beyond her advisory role, Ms. Sakuma holds a significant connection to our journey, being the pioneer purchaser of our inaugural brand, NEIGHBOR & CRAFTSMAN. Engaging conversations with her have often sown seeds of inspiration that ripple across our product lines.
It was a casual comment from Mr. Sakuma that catalyzed the birth of DRILLOG's metal dip pen. "Can we make a metal dip pen?" he pondered. With this question, a quest for innovation was ignited.
Spanning three years, the journey from the first prototype to the realization of the DRILLOG pen nib was marked by dedication, exploration, and meticulous research.
While our products have been a cherished secret of Japan until now, this endeavor heralds a new era. Our aspiration is to share our creations, infused with our technology and sentiments, with the world, mirroring the cultural voyage that is the hallmark of Tsutaya's Book.