Stationery Orbit

Stationery Orbit

www.stationeryorbit.com
I’m slowly getting the word out, one snail mail at a time. Do you love fountain pens, ink, wax seals, and stationery? So do I. Do I know what I’m doing? Not really, but we can have a lot of fun learning together.


7: Interview with Virginia Howell, Director of the Robert C Williams Museum of Paper Making
Jul 12 • 35 min
Welcome to Episode 7 of Stationery Orbit, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is my first interview. Virginia Howell is the director of the Robert C Williams Museum of Paper Making.Fabriano notebooksNorth American Hand Paper MakersDard…
6: The Pen Pal Primer
Jun 28 • 10 min
Welcome to Episode 6 of Stationery Orbit, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is the Pen Pal primer. http://www.penpalworld.com/2,300,000 membersEasy to read Privacy policyFree and paid optionsStarted in 1998Mostly…
5: The Mail Art Primer
Jun 15 • 12 min
Welcome to Episode 5 of Stationery Orbit, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is the mail art primer. Cling vinyl stamps allow the stamps to be used with an acrylic handle for support. Three-color stamps The TAM Rubber Stamp Archive has a…
4: The Wax Seals Primer
May 31 • 8 min
Welcome to Episode 4 of Stationery Orbit, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is the wax seals primer. Intaglio seals are cut into the surface of the matrix. Intaglio seals are most commonly used for wax seals and create a design in raised…
3: The Paper Primer
May 19 • 16 min
Episode 3 of Stationery OrbitThis is the Paper Primer. Show notes do include Amazon affiliate links, which will generate a small commission if you purchase from Amazon.What is paper?A thin cellulose mesh Rags Make PaperPaper Makes MoneyMoney Makes…
2: The Ink Primer
May 17 • 13 min
Welcome to Episode 2 of Stationery Orbit, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is the Ink Primer.Show notes do include Amazon affiliate links, which will generate a small commission if you purchase from Amazon.The Pen AddictAnderson Pens Ink…
1: The Pen Primer
May 3 • 18 min
Episode 1 of Stationery OrbitThis is the first of the primer episodes and I’ll be talking about pens todayShow notes do include Amazon affiliate links, which will generate a small commission if you purchase from Amazon.Update: this podcast will be…
0: Introduction
Apr 19 • 7 min
Episode 0 of Stationery Orbit, Introductory episodeShow notes do include Amazon affiliate links, which will generate a small commission if you purchase from Amazon.Primer episodes:Pens InksPapersWax SealsMail ArtPen Pals (coming soon)The Pen Addict…