Tag: pencil

Mitsu-bishi Hi-Uni HB Pencil Review

30 April 2015 By ian

The Mitsu-bishi Hi-Uni is a wooden pencil available in grades from 10B to 10H, including F. It costs about £2.40 in the UK and about $2.50 in the USA. It isn’t available with an eraser. The barrel is made from cedar and is wonderful. It has that gorgeous cedar aroma and it sharpens easily and […]

Kaweco Aluminium Special 0.5mm mechanical pencil review

6 July 2014 By ian

The Kaweco Aluminium Special pencil is a mechanical pencil available in 0.5, 0.7, 0.9mm and 2.0mm sizes. This is the 0.5mm version. The matt black anodised aluminium body feels wonderful to hold, is a good length and reassuring weight, and looks great. The cross-section is the classic Kaweco rounded octagon, although it’s significantly slimmer than […]

e+m Workman Long Clutch Pencil review

30 December 2013 By ian

e+m is a German company which began in 1899 making nib holders. They were forced to move away from pen products following the ravages of Word War 2. In 1983 the family-owned company once again started making wooden writing instruments and now produce a range of clutch pencils, ballpoints and accessories. The e+m Workman Long […]

Pilot Coleto multipen review

23 September 2013 By ian

The Pilot Coleto is a multipen like no other. There are refills available in 15 different colours: Brown, Black, Blue Black, Violet, Aqua Blue, Blue, Clear Blue, Orange, Red, Pink, Cherry Pink, Baby Pink, Apricot Orange, Apple Green and Green and in three different sizes (0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm). There are refillable pencil and eraser […]