Friday, May 27, 2016

Goulet Q&A Episode 124, Open Forum

In this episode, I talk about the origin of standard international cartridges, cool ways to catalog your inks, and frankenpens.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Goulet Pens Exclusive: The Delta Unica in Matte Black!

Looking for a stealthy pen under $100 that can go with you from home to the office? The Delta Unica in Matte Black is just that! Made in Italy of solid Italian resin, this fountain pen is accented with sleek gunmetal colored trim.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Namiki Maki-e Overview

The Goulet Pen Company is pleased to be expanding our line of fountain pens to include Namiki maki-e pens. The ancient Japanese tradition of maki-e is an art form that combines meticulous attention to detail with deep symbolism and mythology. The training for maki-e artists is so rigorous that a novice works for decades before making a pen without the supervision of a master craftsman. To give you all the details of these incredible works of art, Brian sat down with John Lane, the General Manager of Pilot Fine Writing, to learn the ins and outs of Namiki maki-e fountain pens.

Pilot Namiki Maki-e Fountain Pen: Chinkin Technique

Video provided to us by Pilot USA. The Chinkin Collection is made up of fountain pens which use “Chinkin (Gold Inlay)”, a technique on par with Maki-e. Since Chinkin is a carving technique, there is no room for mistakes. Every single carve is a true challenge in every sense of the word.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Goulet Q&A Episode 123, Open Forum

In this episode, I talk about what makes a good first italic nib, tips I have for starting an ink collection, and what advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

FP101: How To Write With A Stub Nib

Our Customer Care manager Drew and I dig deeper into stub nibs. We talk about what makes a nib a stub, the differences between the various kinds of stub nibs, and how to properly write with one.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Goulet Q&A Episode 122, Open Forum

In this episode, I show you my ink collection, talk about which pens I would want to see resurrected, and what makes a pen SING!

Friday, May 6, 2016

Goulet Guests: Spotlight on Dan Bishop of Karas Kustoms

When I went to the Atlanta Pen Show a few weeks back, I was fortunate to be able to sit down with Dan Bishop of Karas Kustoms for a video interview. Dan is an absolute trip and I think you're really going to enjoy our banter.