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On Nibmeisters

I thought that today, we would talk a bit about nibmeisters: people who tune and grind nibs.

Here are some of my favourite nibmeisters:

Michael Masuyama
Dan Smith
Mark Bacas
John Mottishaw
Linda and Mike Kennedy
Pendleton Brown
Richard Binder, retired, but great reference pages
And many others: run a google search for nibmeister…


Architect Nibs: Their Theory and Practice

I thought it would be interesting to talk about the increasingly popular architect nibs, also known as Hebrew or Arabic grinds. My personal (one and only) architect nib was ground by Salman of the Toronto Pen Company.  I quoted a price of $45 CAD for this grind in the video: that should have been $50 CAD – sorry!