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Stiling Co. Engineer's Scribe by ukJackTheRipperuk Stiling Co. Engineer's Scribe by ukJackTheRipperuk
Welcome sirs, to the NEW generation of CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY in personal equipment, designed, produced and hand picked from the company with the people's interests in mind: STILING CO.

The latest in our range:


At STILING CO. our main concern is that of our fellow engineers and entrepreneurs, for this reason I present the latest creation the ENGINEER'S SCRIBE.

Tired of having to constantly dip your nib, when you are in the midst of noting down you most ENGENIUS marvel yet? WE HAVE IT COVERED. The gents at the patent office will be AGHAST at how FAST you will be throwing your inventions at them. With its AUTOMATICALLY FED ink chamber and FULLY ADJUSTABLE riveted system, the ENGINEER'S SCRIBE will not only able you to write continuously, but PRESS ON with your work AT THE SAME TIME. Furthermore, the materials and construction methods make the scribe virtually INDESTRUCTABLE, a pressing concern when working vigerously with copius amounts of GUNPOWDER, just like STILING CO.

ORDER YOURS NOW! from STILING CO., the workshop working FOR the PEOPLE.
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eishertz Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ukJackTheRipperuk Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student General Artist
merci beaucoup!
snazzie-designz Featured By Owner May 3, 2013   General Artist
Fascinating :D

Have you actually used it? I imagine it takes a bit of getting used to, as you are not holding it like a conventional pen. The advangtage being that your hand is not in the way to smudge the ink, which is particularly useful for left-handed people who generally find it more difficult not to smudge ink pens, as their hand is on the side of the script that has already been written.

Is it difficult to get the curved letters right? If you have smaller fingers, the friction of the nib on the paper would not be overcome, since there would be a gap between the finger and the holster, making it difficult to write clearly. I would suggest an adjustable strap so that it is adjustable to various finger sizes.
ukJackTheRipperuk Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Thankyou for the interest! It remains untested at the moment, so unfortunately I cannot answer your questions. As I am currently a student my time is precious between projects and dissertations, but with a bit of luck I will be producing mkII versions of several of my designs (for sale with further luck). The scribe pictured was tailor made for my right index finger, so fits well, but I see your point on adjustability. I have been working on two large scale projects, one for the national trust and another for a smaller gallery, but hopefully will get back to inventing smaller items, which I am much more interested in.

Thanks again for the interest, it means a lot!
snazzie-designz Featured By Owner May 3, 2013   General Artist
My pleasure. I can't wait to see the new version. It's really cool. I've done a good bit of calligraphy, so that prompted the questions. Also, while I think of it, in calligraphy, different fonts require you to turn the nib to different angles, usually 45 or 30 degrees, so you might want to include a way of turning the nib to different angles too, when you get back to working on it :D
ukJackTheRipperuk Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Nice! I have been practicing schwabacher miniscule and germanic fonts, great for calligrafitti
snazzie-designz Featured By Owner May 5, 2013   General Artist
Cool! Love those Germanic gothic fonts. You'll have to upload a few of those calligrafitti pieces... love to see them :D
Nyckgs Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I WANT IT!!!!!!!!!!
ukJackTheRipperuk Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Student General Artist
With a bit of luck, the MKII's will be for sale this summer. But it all depends on how much time I have :)
ChanceZero Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
So, this is whose idea I stole inadvertently - here: [link] But I swear, I happened on this photo only in the evening of the day the same idea came to me!
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