How to make a Bamboo Pen

Here is an excellent guide to making a Bamboo Pen for drawing.

The article notes that humans have been making such pen’s for over 2000 BC. They used Carbon Black and ground it down then mixed it with water. Interestingly even the ink today differs not much from the original ink used over 4ooo years ago, the best part about this ink is that is unaffected by light and moisture.

All you need to make a Bamboo Pen is a small saw, some sand paper, a knife and some bamboo.

If you would rather purchase a Bamboo pen then have a look at the following site where you can purchase one from:

If you want to get really fancy you can actually buy an electronic version, this of course will not get the natural effect of traditional Bamboo Pen and Ink but could be more useful in other ways.

Have a look at this link here from Amazon:

Continue reading » · Written on: 04-06-08 · 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “How to make a Bamboo Pen”

  1. Rufor wrote:

    Can i take a one small picture from your blog?

    Have a nice day

    March 17th, 2009 at 5:22 pm
  2. VIv wrote:

    sure :)

    March 24th, 2009 at 11:00 pm

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