Using the EDC Ink X1 PRO pen to measure the length of a bolt.
The EDC Ink pen in action. Taking notes with coffee.
Machining the first EDC Ink pens on a metal lathe
Making a to-do list - The EDC Ink pens are there when you need them.
The EDC Ink pen with the Hillier Sapling engraving - just beautiful.
Making the EDC Ink pens - cutting the 304 stainless steel.
EDC Ink X1 with the LACE laser engraving
Always ready to jot down a great idea... the EDC Ink keychain pens.
Machining the EDC Ink retention screw prototype.
EDC Ink at the beach - making a to-do list
EDC Ink pen with Titanium Keyrings
EDC Ink Funderburgh Invert laser engraving - closeup
Handmade packaging - Foil Stamping Press
Measuring the D1 ink refill for the design of the EDC Ink pens.
EDC Ink X1 with the Funderburgh INVERT engraving pattern
Hand folded packaging - The perfect presentation and gift box
Laser engraving closeup - engraving the Join or Die graphic.
Pre-assembly of the first batch of EDC Ink pens.
EDC Ink size comparison - X1 vs. X1 in my hand.
The copper plate used for the foil stamping of the EDC Ink packaging.
Production development - first production samples of the EDC Ink pens
Sketching a motorcycle with the EDC ink pen.
EDC Ink - Final assembly
Folded paper inserts for the EDC Ink gift boxes - the perfect gift.
OHTO Needle Point ink refill for the EDC Ink pens.
EDC Ink X1 pens - Packaging - Gift box
Centerless Grinding - Hand grinding each pen to achieve the perfect finish.
Centerless grinding process - each pen is finished one by one to ensure the proper size and finish.
Production at the machine shop for the EDC Ink pens.
Detail photo of the EDC Ink X1 retention screws and OHTO ink refills installed.
These are the Centerless grinding machines used to make the EDC Ink pens.
The computer controlled lathe that is used to make each of the parts for the EDC ink pens.
The first production prototype pens - right off the CNC lathe.
Side by side comparison of the EDC Ink X1 pens with the ICON and INVERT engraving patterns.
Closeup of the beautiful EDC Ink X1 Hillier Sapling design.
EDC Ink ready to travel - on your keychain and ready when you are.
EDC Ink Detail photo showing how the pen attaches to your keyring.
Photo showing how the seam between the cap and the pen barrel virtually disappears.
The retention screw that holds the ink refill can be removed with a flat head screwdriver or a thin coin to replace the ink refill.
Raw material - this is the 304 stainless steel used to make all of the Kickstarter pens.
Closeup of the EDC Ink X1 retention screws holding the OHTO ink refills and ready for assembly.
Capturing an idea while on an inspiring ride in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Inside the CNC lathe used to make the EDC Ink pens.
EDC Ink poster - the first image of the EDC Ink pens.
The OHTO Needle Point ink refills ready for assembly.