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We learned these from our teacher Mrs. Parkhurst, when we were in the fifth grade, studying pioneers.

Posted by Twiggy from Chillicothe, Ohio, United States • Published See Twiggy's 12 projects »
  • How to make a pens & pencils. Quill Pen - Step 1
    Step 1

    Using an X-Acto knife, carefully cut the end of the quill at an angle. Be sure the feather is hollow so the ink will go inside.

  • How to make a pens & pencils. Quill Pen - Step 2
    Step 2

    Carefully cut a small slit at the tip of the feather.

  • Step 3

    To write with the pen, dip the tip into a jar of ink, then dab it onto a piece of paper towel before writing so it doesn't get messy.

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eccemullier · Mexico City, Federal District, MX · 95 projects
Great idea, I never learned that at school, here in Mexico is more old school style rather than exploring creativity =<...Booo!! But thanks a lot for the idea, I always wondered how this was done =D
samii w.
samii w. · Chester, England, GB · 2 projects
this is cute.i always used to do these.but so ink wouldnt pour over me i used food colouring with a little water!great colours inks for a small charge!

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