Stationery Orbit
Stationery Orbit
Jun 27, 2021
33. Letterlocking meets origami
Play • 29 min

In today’s episode, we will be talking about postmarks, fun media mentions of fountain pens, the postmark experiment, and the possibility of using origami diagrams for letterlocking .

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Shop I’m excited to visit once again —

Fountain Pen Hospital. Now that I’m fully vaccinated, I’m excited to get back to the Fountain Pen Hospital, which was “founded in 1946 by Phil Wiederlight and Al Wiederlight (the father and grandfather, respectively, of today’s proprietors – Terry and Steve Wiederlight). Terry and Steve have a combined 60 years experience in all phases of vintage and modern writing instruments.” Special thanks to Neil Gaiman for recommending it during our conversation together, in which he described how and why he does so much writing by hand.

The Pigeon Letterlock YR diagram (based on A4 size paper)

The Pigeon Letterlock my instructions (based on A4 size paper)

Fountain Pen Love's Tomoe River replacement options

Also John revised his paper testing:

Here is
Jacob’s original article:

YR diagramming for origami, maybe useful for letter locking?

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