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Pen and Ink Drawing => Pen and Ink General Chat => Topic started by: John Box on December 21, 2016, 09:21:47 AM

Title: Spilled Ink Preventer
Post by: John Box on December 21, 2016, 09:21:47 AM
I thought I would pass this inkwell holder idea along. If you have ever knocked over a container of ink or worried about doing so, this post is for you. I still use the old dip pens as well as the now popular Micron pens. This holder consists of a wood molding, with holes drilled in to hold those very small sealable plastic containers available at your local art and craft store. In my case I used something called a forstner bit that was a tad larger than the plastic cups.

Title: Re: Spilled Ink Preventer
Post by: mea hamo pena on December 21, 2016, 09:48:10 AM
Clever man, that John Box.

Thanks for sharing.

aloha

mea
Title: Re: Spilled Ink Preventer
Post by: Happychappy on December 21, 2016, 03:51:12 PM
 :thankyou:  John for sharing this wonderful idea.    Patricia
Title: Re: Spilled Ink Preventer
Post by: Steve Weatherwax on December 22, 2016, 05:49:06 AM
Looks great. How deep are the wells?
Title: Re: Spilled Ink Preventer
Post by: John Box on February 10, 2017, 04:27:43 PM
Looks great. How deep are the wells?

Steve the containers are ¾” x ¾”. I refill with an eye dropper. The containers are very light weight, so the wood molding with the recesses is needed to prevent accidental spills. :)