Introduction: Simple Quill Ink Pen

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haven´t you just always wanted one of those cool old ink pens that they use in medieval movies? Well, you probably allready have the needed supplies to make one, you just don´t know it.

Step 1: Supplies:

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  • straws
  • scissors
  • paper
  • ink

Step 2: Start Cutting

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if your straws are like mine, they have a bendy thing at the end. Cut them off and make them the same length.
Two of your straws need to be cut lengthwise too.

Step 3: Making the Body

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when you have cut the straws the other way, it should be easy to put them in to each other, but remember to put the lines on the same side.

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Cut off the end of the three straws on an angle. Remove the tip, then cut a line down the middle. Sharpen the tip again.

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The possibilities are endless. Not only does the pen draw and write fantastic, but the ink makes for a darker tone in your work. If you are done and want to clean the pen, you can just take apart all the straws, wash them and then put them back together again.


Wow, I've always been curious about quill pens, but I had no idea it was this easy to make! I might just have to try this!

Great!! Have fun!

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