after reading about dip pens and fountain pens, and how they work, i wanted to see what i could whip up from household items. it turns out that you don't actually need to make a nib. all you need is a pair of tweezers and bit of tape. sure, it is not an immaculate work of craftsmanship, but it does the job all the same.
not all tweezers are the same. you may need to round the end with fine sandpaper or a file. you may be able to write with the end squeezed completely closed, or you may need a narrow gap. you can write with it as is, or you can bind it to anything that could work as an extended handle- a stick, a spoon, a toothbrush, etc.
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