News and Updates

New Pens available

I've just uploaded some finished Prospectors.  I have a load more large and small size I need to finish up and photograph, and many piston fillers later on, too.  So stay tuned.   Thanks. (that matte black Prospector is perfect for urushi)
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New Trim

Hi everybody, I've been working on designing some trim for my pens, and I think I'm pretty happy with what I've come up with.  I'll be adding these to more of my pens, and they're of course available on custom pens as well. These are rhodium plated brass.  I've got...
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Fountain Pen Day – 20% discount on everything in the store!

Hey Everybody! It's Fountain Pen Day 2022, so 20% off everything in the store till midnight Central time tonight.  That gives you about 10 1/2 hours. shawn@newtonpens.com Thanks!
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Good news, bad news, and a give away and coupon.

(give away and coupon info below) Well, good news and bad news. First the good - I have a new cap ring I plan to start putting on some of my pens, and it's available as an option on custom orders (I think it looks so cool!). And for the...
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New items on ebay – Instagram Disabled

Hey Everybody! New pens up on eBay!  Really good stuff in there this time. Remember, every penny goes towards scholarships for high school students going to college. 🙂 https://www.ebay.com/usr/snennewton   Aaaaand... my Instagram account was disabled for some reason.  No idea what's going on.  Hopefully it'll be back up soon....
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Dallas Pen Show – Piston Fillers – and Prospectors

Getting ready for the Dallas Pen show next weekend.  If you can make it, we'd love to see you. I'll be bringing 4 new piston fillers with me. And LOTS of Prospectors.  This is the most of this pen I've made at any one time before.  I'll have small, medium,...
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Piston Fillers

So I mentioned a couple months back that I'm not going to be making piston units from scratch anymore, but there's a gentleman in the UK making piston units that are damn good.  So here we are - As always, you can get in touch with me by email or...
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50% off coupons!

Comment below to win a huge discount! edit: Congrats to Francisco!  And thank you all so much for your stories.  I really enjoyed them. Tell us about your first pen. Do you still have it? Do you still use it? Why did you pick THAT pen? My first fountain pen...
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Enigma Pens + Custom Nib Studio collaboration

Ooh check out Anna's review of the new Enigma Blanks pen.  🙂   More pics shown here-
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DC Pen Show pics

I couldn't run around and take many photos, but here's the area I was in last weekend.  🙂 Joe Crace aka The Gentleman Stationer. One of my Prospectors came around to say hi with a new coat by Bokumondoh.  🙂
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Updated Inventory

I've just finished uploading photos to the store - https://newtonpens.com/store/ - check out the Townsends and Majestics, too. If you have any questions please shoot me an email. There are lots of oversize and slims this time. Most of the pens are here (Orvilles)- here (Sumpters)- and here (Comos)-
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2022 DC Pen Show

Hi Everybody! Just got back from the 2022 DC pen show and had a great time!  I'll need a few days to photograph and upload new pens that haven't been put up yet, and take down pens that sold, but I'll announce it here when it's all up. Here's a...
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The Como is live! (Medium size only for now)

The Como is live!  Check it out now! Production Run – Como Pocket Pen (newtonpens.com) Barrel end is threaded for secure cap posting. Open-4 9/16″ from tip of nib to end of barrel. Posted-6 1/2″. Closed-4 3/4″. Here it is with a converter so you can get a better idea...
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The Como Pocket pen is almost available.

Hi Everybody! I'm getting this first batch of Como production pens ready to go.  These are all clipless for now but are set up to take clips with a small groove cut into the cap under the finial. Prices range from $160 and go up to $190.   Email me with...
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The Como pocket pen is now a production offering.

The Como. Shawn Newton (@newtonpens) • Instagram photos and videos The Como pocket pen is now available as a production offering. Right now I only have medium size available, but over the next few weeks I'll be making small, and maybe slim size Comos as well. Read this if you're...
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New resins from D Square resins!

Hi All! Darrel recently finished some awesome new stripey resins for me, and they are available now! This first one is called Sushi Stripe. The purple and black is called... hmm... what should we call it?  This was his experimental pour to see how things would work out. There are...
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Scholarship Awards!

Hi Everybody! We've just finished up scoring and awarding scholarships! We had $14,000 to give away this year. The recipients, from all over the country, are Mary M - $2000 Keely S - $2000 Thu L - $1500 student is getting a full ride, so they passed the award to...
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Scholarships & Auction Pens – 2nd lathe

Okay!  🙂  We're working hard on scholarship applications to get awards handed out, AND the first batch of auction pens for the new school year have just gone up! https://www.ebay.com/usr/snennewton And as much as I'd like to be running my 2nd CNC right now, the computer it came with died...
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Shop fundraiser!

Big news!  I'm half way there!  Just about... I think...  🙂 I've got all the pens started.  This means all the drilling and threading is done.  Next up is shaping all the parts into Orville Cs, Elizabethans, and Prospectors.  Then sanding and buffing.   The office is finally finished (mostly)...
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Tip of the day

I put a little silicone grease on the collar of the nib unit to keep ink out of the section.  Any grease that gets squished out is wiped away with a napkin or q tip. If you have a super thin o ring that fits here without making the nib...
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