Handcrafted pens by Patrick Sikes
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Handcrafted Pens by Patrick Sikes


  • aaw_tampa_2013I am honored to have been selected as a demonstrator at this years American Association of Woodturners International Symposium to be held June 28, 29, & 30 in Tampa, Florida.

    My demonstration “Pen Turning: Beyond the Basics” will focus on pen fit and finish including closed end pen designs, inlays, and fountain pen tuning.

    Visit www.woodturner.org for more information on the AAW and the 2013 symposium.

    AAW Journal Snip

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Welcome to The Norsk Woodshop! Handcrafted wood pens and acrylic pens are our specialty plus lots of great woodturned items including bowls, vases, boxes, hollow forms, and carvings.

As seen in “Fathers and Sons: The Men of Etsy Team Shares Inspiration” on the Etsy Storque.

Pens make perfect for Christmas gifts, Hanukkah gifts, graduation gifts, Mother’s Day gifts, Father’s Day gifts, birthday gifts, and impromptu gifts for friends and family. All of our pens include a handsome gray felt box or black gift bag to make giving even easier.

The lastest from our blog

Limited Edition Norse Mythology Themed Pens to be announced at the Miami Pen Show

The Norsk Woodshop and the Scribal Work Shop are proud to be releasing a limited edition pen collaboration at the Miami Pen Show on Saturday June 13th, 2013.  This collaboration has been in the works for almost a year, with Scribal Work Shop’s Lucas Tucker creating hand-drawn scrimshaw-style Norwegian dragon and world tree designs that … Read more

How to make a Closed End Fountain Pen

This is my outline for closed end pens from my Pen Turning – Byond the Basics demonstration.  When I can I will expand on some points and add some photographs.   Closed End Pens Prepping the Blanks (instructions for a Baron/Navigator/Sedona) Choose/cut an extra long pen blank or two pen blanks with good grain match Cut … Read more

What we do

  • Handcrafted wooden pens
  • Handcrafted acrylic and polyester resin pens
  • Many pen styles and platings including rollerball pens, fountain pens, and ballpoint pens
  • Large selection of exotic wood blanks in stock including Bethlehem olive wood, cocobolo, curly koa wood, zebrawood, rosewood, maple, and box elder burl
  • Custom laser engraving including text and photos is available for pens and boxes
  • Other turned items including bowls, vases, boxes, goblets, and wine bottle stoppers can also be commissioned
  • Penturning and woodturning instruction




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