October 09, 2017 • Brian Conti
Hello! The Spoke model 3 has ended up being a limited edition... they're just to much of a pain for the shop to machine. Most Titanium pens and pencils start with Titanium tube... but I wanted to machine the model 3 from Titanium rod. I made the stepped shape to make it obvious that this pencil is not simply from a turned tube. The depth of drilling the rod has caused issues with yield... so only ~100 were made. No worries... on to the model 4! Best/Brian
July 26, 2017 • Brian Conti
Hello! Spoke Pencil was my first Kickstarter project way back in 2012. It lead me on an interesting path of serial Kickstarter projects going in several different fun directions. I'm still exploring and creating... but it seems like now is a good time to revisit Spoke Pencil. I tired to do it with a model 3... but the design in titanium is just too problematic to reasonably produce. I have a limited number on the site now... and won't be making any more of those. With model 3 'retired'... that leaves Model 4 to lead the Spoke Pencil...
January 03, 2016 • Brian Conti
Hello! So, 2015 came and went without much happening on the Spoke Pencil front. Those who know me from my Kickstarter projects know I've been quite busy developing my STRONG LIKE BULL Magnets brand. For 2016, among my many resolutions is the release of the Spoke Triple Dot pencil. The original single dot Spoke was my first entry into the mechanical pencil space. The Spoke Double dot was a refinement... slimming and sleeking the design. The triple dot is a major departure... keeping the Spoke flavor, but with some dramatic geometric alterations. If all goes per plan, the initial...
November 30, 2014 • Brian Conti
Ta Da! I've finally updated the Spoke Pencils website! I hope you find the new site a little more put together and more informative. I'll be more active on this blog as I plan more custom offerings going forward. Thanks for visiting!