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MASTER CRAFTSMEN AND CRAFTSWOMEN
The Pen Shaper -- Michael Masuyama
Craftsmanship matters. We’re spreading the word by telling the stories of master craftspeople and inspiring others to learn and create.
100% of your donation will go towards creating high quality mini-documentaries of master craftsmen & craftswomen — their journey, their passion, and their contribution to creating a world built to last.
We rely on Donations and Grants to fund our programs. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law, and are processed, by our fiscal sponsor, Independent Arts and Media, a 501(c)(3) organization.
ENTER TO WIN A PRIZE CREATED BY A MASTER
Donate a minimum of $25 during the entry windows below and you
could win the corresponding work of a master craftsman!
November 28 - 30
Above the Tie
Stainless Steel Razor
and Accessory Combo Set
Colossus H2 Open Comb Safety Razor, hand crafted from solid 303 stainless steel and accessory combo set -- Leather Travel Case--Horween Natural Chromexcel Leather, Orange Blossom & Jasmine Shaving Soap, and Brushed Stainless razor stand. Designed and manufactured in Kingsport, Tennessee, by Stan Hickam
Combined retail value, $271.
Parker 51 Fountain
Vintage Parker 51 — Circa 1946 vacumatic model with matching mechanical pencil. 14K gold caps. Both in mint condition (except for very small dent in pen cap). Pencil takes Broad led. Pen fully restored with new filler diaphragm; nib treated to additional polish by Michael Masuyama, a master in pen restoration.
December 4 - 6
Mike Snowden, Master Luthier,
meticulously handcrafts his personal brand of unique 3 & 4 string electric cigar box guitars from his Marietta, GA workshop. High quality nickel-silver fret wire. Real wood neck, bridge & heel.
Retail value, $350.
*Image does not reflect the actual prize as each guitar is custom made.
December 7 - 9
Hugo Kohl Vintage
Hugo Kohl earrings and money clip. Each piece of jewelry is handmade by skilled craftsmen using carefully selected, ethically sourced, conflict free materials, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Hugo Kohl salvaged machines and tools from vanishing Industrial Age jewelry factories and put them back into production. Combined retail value, $345.
UP YOUR DONATION AND ENTER TO WIN OUR GRAND PRIZE
Donate a minimum of $50 anytime during our 12 Days of Giving and we will enter you to win a Bob Kramer 10” Stainless Damascus Chef’s Knife and Sharpening Kit.
Bob Kramer is one of only 120 Master Bladesmiths, in the US, and one of a handful of Bladesmiths, worldwide, who specializes in Kitchen Cutlery, and in particular, knives.
This is a spectacular prize if you are into cooking or a great gift for the chef in your family.
- 101-layer blade features deep-etched chevron Damascas designed by Bob.
- SG2 super-steel core for razor-sharp, lasting edge.
- COMBINED RETAIL VALUE , $750.00