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  • censure commented on Mielameri's instructable Quill Pen & Ink2 years ago
    Quill Pen & Ink

    sure but if you're going to use anything other than waterbased paint (water color or kid's washable paint), you'll go through quills fast because I doubt it would be healthy for them to be soaked in paint thinner. Who knows though? Try it and write an 'ible.

    This is just a guess but I think she's making a modern version of iron gall ink, so iron.

    I skipped a lot of steps but I agree on the use of a nail file. I used a metal one, no flex in it. I made the mistake once of using a soft emery board and the tip turned out weird. I only score the inside, I don't cut through, seems to work great anyway.

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