handcrafted/hand-turned unique writing pens.
Meet the Artist:
WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?
John Bass from Texas now living in Grovetown. I create unique ink pens for all occasions. Custom work is gladly accepted.
DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.
I custom make unique writing pens. I select the wood, cut it to the desired length. Place it in the lathe carve and sand the wood to the pen specification. Then wax and polish to a high gloss.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
The creation of the pen. To take raw material and create a pen that will bring joy and many writing hours to the owner and will be handed down to the next generation.
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.
Retired Military. 22 years in the army, 23 years in government
FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.
Riverwalk & Handmade Fair
WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?
It’s the steps in the creative journey to a finished product that is inspiring. Using different materials to create a unique item that will be used or gifted and possibly handed down to others. Seeing customers smile when they see the pens for the first time.
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKE
There are no mistakes, only character flaws that make your creations unique. Create what you like & create something every day.