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About cranialstorage

A semi-luddite working in the IT field. A collector and user of fountain pens and related desk/stationery items, old woodworking tools, and photography. A lover of books.

Next Meeting: Monday March 11, 2013

Just a reminder our next meeting is coming up this Monday March 11th, 2013.  We will be at Murray’s house again, starting at 7pm.  Let me know if you need location information. This month our theme is   “Fountain Pens:  … Continue reading

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Next Meeting: Monday, January 14th

Just a reminder that our next meeting is coming up this Monday January the 14th.  We will be meeting at Murray’s, starting at 7pm and running until about 9pm. After moving it a few months due to some other events, … Continue reading

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Akkerman Ink Samples (and some comparisons)

There is always some challenges with ink samples – the scans never seem to quite match the ink in real life, and the colour is never accurate on monitors.  However, for comparison, I thought I would make these available. There … Continue reading

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New Conway Stewart Ink Collection

From an email from Conway Stewart.  Not sure if anyone local is carrying it yet. Conway Stewart is pleased to announce the launch of our new ink line with our working partner, Diamine Ink.  We chose to work with Diamine … Continue reading

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Akkerman Inks

Back in September a member proposed a group buy of ink from P.W. Akkerman in the Netherlands. They have their own line of beautiful inks, in 30 colours – each named after a place in Den Haag where they are … Continue reading

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