Florence Mill Pen
Florence Mill Pen
Keep a piece of history at your fingertips with this historic wood pen.
This is a handmade pen from Schimmel Fine Pens Historic wood collection.
It was carefully handcrafted using wood from the Florence Mill Mormon Winters Quarters, Nebraska, Established 1856. We were told the wood is Oak but we believe it to be a Poplar wood. Take home a piece of history or give to a friend.
Gun metal & Gold metal accents.
Under the guidance of Brigham Young the Florence Mill was constructed by the Mormons at Winter Quarters. It was used to mill flour to feed local Mormons for around 100 years.
Information card pictured comes with pen. Amazing pen with an amazing history! This pen takes a Parker style refill. Comes in a gift box.
Chad has been on the lathe for well over 20 years, first learning to turn in junior high school. In the last 10 years he has specialized in pen turning, resin work, and segmenting, leaving his corporate job in 2013 to sell his art full time, and in 2016 opening Turners Warehouse, a turning supply store in Gilbert, AZ.
Chad has been featured in Pen World magazine for his watch part pens, has had several local print and tv spots, sells his pens in a local artist collective, and for multiple years has participated in the largest art festival in the western united states.
Chad loves to teach about pen making and resin casting and loves to talk shop when he has the time, helping both new and experienced turners while continuing to grow his own skills. He has presented internationally for Record Power teaching about segmenting, and has done lots of local demos and classes. Chad also has a Youtube channel with over 27K subscribers where he posts instructional and maker videos, where he hopes to inspire others to create.