tobacco stick


Fitzpatrick, a tobacco stick handmade wood pen by Tanya Faberson

Fitzpatrick is a handmade wooden pen that I hand turned on my lathe from a Kentucky tobacco stick.

I found the tobacco stick in an old barn in Jessamine County, Kentucky, near the Kentucky River. Any marks, lines, or “scars” in the wood are natural and are a result of the wood being used in a tobacco barn for about 100 years.

I finished this tobacco stick handmade wood pen with high friction polish to retain its natural color. It twists to extend the ink for writing and twists the opposite direction to retract.

Additionally, the pen is refillable and comes with care instructions to help it last for many years to come.

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A little about me….
I’m a historical archaeologist and spend my days excavating sites, analyzing artifacts, and writing up my findings. When I’m not in the field, you’ll find me in my woodshop. I primarily use found and reclaimed wood from here in Central Kentucky. It’s my hope that incorporating elements of the wood as I found it into each piece serves as a reminder that the object you see once was part of a beautiful, living tree. Learn more about me and my shop here.

Creekview Woodshop donates a portion of every sale to Green Forests Work, a nonprofit dedicated to re-establishing healthy and productive forests on formerly mined lands in Appalachia.


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