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Exploring the John Muir Papers

It turns out, Blackwing has more ties to John Muir than just…

What's Inside the Volume 211 Subscription Box

By now, subscribers have started receiving their subscription…

Introducing Volume 211

When we started brainstorming ideas for our second Volumes…

Volume 725 is Sold Out

It's official. We're sad to see these babies go, but Volume…

Meet 14 Year-Old Folk Singer Sammy Brue

Last week, we had the pleasure of meeting Sammy Brue, a 14 year-old…

Levi's X Fort Lonesome X Blackwing at Newport Folk Fest 2015

The 56th installment of the Newport Folk Festival was a weekend…

Dylan Goes Electric - 50 Years ago Today

If you’ve been following us for the past few months, you probably…

The Background and Design Behind Vol. 725

The Background When Andrew Combs was in town last summer, he…
Blackwing Volumes Intro Video

The Making of the Blackwing Volumes Launch Film

Last week, we unveiled Volumes, our new limited edition pencil…

Introducing "Volumes" - Limited Edition Blackwing Pencils

One of the most common questions we get is, “What does the…
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Answering the "Why" Question

The past few weeks have been weeks of discovery. When we set…

Blackwings in the New Yorker's Comma Queen Series Premiere

Yesterday, the New Yorker launched Comma Queen, a web series…

Clive Thompson on the Typing vs. Writing Debate

“Type as quickly as you can, and always carry a pencil.” We’ve…

Responsible, Sustainable Forestry at the Collins Almanor Forest

A few months back, I had the opportunity to explore the Collins…