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The Thin Blue Line special edition pen blanks exclusively from NV Woodwerks

“Thin Blue Line” Pen Blanks

The Thin Blue Lines and Thin Red Lines are back in stock and redesigned! I've improved the process of making the blanks, and have switched to a round design. They're not only higher quality, you can get your pens turned even faster without having to knock the corners off first. "Thin Blue Line" blanks honor our brave and hard working law enforcement officials who serve and protect our country.

The Thin Blue Line is a symbol used by law enforcement, originating in the United Kingdom but now prevalent in the United States and Canada to commemorate fallen law enforcement officers and to symbolize the relationship of law enforcement in the community as the protectors of civilians from criminal elements. It is an analogy to the term Thin Red Line. Each stripe on the emblem represents certain respective figures: the blue center line represents law enforcement, the top black stripe represents the public whilst the bottom represents the criminals. The idea behind the graphic is that law enforcement (the blue line) is what stands between the violence and victimization by criminals of the would-be victims of crime.[1] Proponents of the symbol assert that the identifier is intended to show support for police.[1] In the wake of controversies over police shootings, the Thin Blue Line Flag has become popular among law enforcement personnel, their families and supporters. -Source: Wikipedia

The Thin Red Line special edition pen blanks exclusively from NV Woodwerks

“Thin Red Line” Pen Blanks

The Thin Red Lines and Thin Blue Lines are in stock and redesigned! I've improved the process of making the blanks, and have switched to a round design. They're not only higher quality, you can get your pens turned even faster without having to knock the corners off first. "The Thin Red Line" blanks honor our brave and hard working firefighters who serve and protect our country.

“The meaning of the Thin Red Line of Courage” As firefighters are periled, they place their lives second to those they protect. They are forced to face their own fears and grasp for every ounce of courage to perform the necessary task. “The Thin Red Line of Courage” represents the last ounce of courage firefighters find deep in their blood to conquer their darkest fears in order to save and protect life and property. The firefighters from the Apex Volunteer Fire Department designed and developed the “The Thin Red Line of Courage” in 1999. Today, it is displayed to show respect for firefighters injured and killed in the line of duty -Source: North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation