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Karin Wood Screw Cap Fountain Pen - Yasutaka Takeuchi

Sale price$128.00 USD

2 in stock

Crafted by the skilled hands of artisans, Yasutaka Takeuchi, this Japanese fountain pen is made from Karin wood, known for its vivid, knotty burl patterns and rich, variegated hues of reddish-brown. These distinctive rings and burls are not only striking in appearance but also highly valued for their rarity and beauty.

Karin wood is cherished for its clear and pronounced grain, which becomes especially prominent in its burl form. The complex patterns are a testament to the wood's natural growth, making each pen uniquely exquisite. This wood’s durability and unique texture provide a satisfying tactile experience, enhancing its appeal as a writing instrument.

The pen is equipped with a medium nib, finely crafted to ensure a smooth and consistent writing flow, perfect for those who appreciate the art of writing. It uses a versatile converter system, compatible with both ink cartridges and direct refills, catering to the preferences of diverse users.

Ideal for connoisseurs of unique craftsmanship and natural beauty, this Karin wood fountain pen is a testament to the artistry and tradition of Japanese woodworking. Each stroke of the pen brings you closer to nature, making it a prized possession for any writer.

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  • Brand: Yasutaka Takeuchi
  • Quantity: 1 pen & 1 ink cartridge
  • Length(Pen):  5.1 inches / 13 cm
  • Weight(Pen): 1.2 oz / 34 g
  • Nib: DAYACOM Iridium Point Nib(Germany)
  • Nib Size: Medium
  • Filling System: Converter(Cartridge and Piston) - DAYACOM
  • Ink cartridge: Compatible with common European standard ink cartridges
  • Note:
    1. Please note that the nib design of the fountain pens may vary. While some may feature a gold finish, others may have a silver-colored exterior. 
    2. Please note that each of our wooden pens is uniquely crafted and may vary slightly.

Yasutaka Takeuchi: Master of Handcrafted Pens

Yasutaka Takeuchi, born in 1981 in Mie Prefecture, is a craftsman who has inherited the essence of traditional Japanese calligraphy brushes, a skill passed down from his grandfather's generation. From a young age, Takeuchi harbored a deep admiration for brush artisans, leading him to apprentice under his uncle after graduating high school. Despite shifting to a stable office job upon marriage, his passion for craftsmanship never waned.

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Self-taught, Takeuchi embarked on creating brush prototypes from scratch. His journey into pen-making began serendipitously while researching turning techniques online, where he stumbled upon a pen that captured his imagination.

Takeuchi applies the meticulous craftsmanship of traditional calligraphy brush making, carefully selecting materials and painstakingly shaping and polishing each piece by hand. His pens transcend mere writing instruments, becoming works of art that inspire creativity and innovation in their users.

His pens embody the pinnacle of Takeuchi's craftsmanship, merging Japanese tradition with the artisan's dedication. Owning and using one of Takeuchi's pens is not just about experiencing the joy and pleasure of a fine writing instrument but also about connecting with the rich traditions and passionate spirit of a Japanese craftsman. Yasutaka Takeuchi's handcrafted pens are more than just tools; they are a valuable addition to any collection, symbolizing the fusion of Japanese tradition and artisanal passion.

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Karin Wood Screw Cap Fountain Pen - Yasutaka Takeuchi Sale price$128.00 USD