Denali Twist Pen
Bubinga with platinum trim
Refill - Parker-style
Length - 4.9", Max diameter - 0.54", Diameter 1" above tip - 0.43", Weight - 1.3 ounces
$60 - This pen is available for sale
This is a shorter style pen that will easily fit in a small pocket or purse, yet the body is thick enough to fit comfortably in your hand. The top cap twists to extend the Parker-style refill. This pen body is made from Bubinga (Guibourtia demeusei). This giant tree is found in equitorial Africa and can grow over 130 feet high with a trunk diameter of 6 feet. The wood is extremely dense making it expensive to ship.This rich reddish wood regularly appeared in French Renaissance furniture of the 1700s. Woodturners especially like its even grain and colorations. It is commonly used by luthiers in guitars as a substitute for rosewood. Other uses of Bubinga is in archery bows and as an interior trim for Lexus luxury cars. The wood has been finished with over 12 coats of cyanoacrylate and is polished to a high shine. The rich Bubinga of this pen is complemented with brilliant platinum plating on the trim.