Sketch Pencil 5.6 mm lead

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Project by cajunpen posted 01-10-2014 02:14 AM 907 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a Sketch Pencil for my wife just before Christmas and a guy called up and wanted 3 of them for gifts. Needless to say, I sold her Pencil – so here is a replacement. I’ve also taken a picture of the lead outside of the Pencil so that you can get an idea of the size of the lead. These are fantastic shop pencils.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 01-10-2014 02:35 AM

That looks great and also looks like it would definitely hold up to any shops use!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 01-10-2014 03:01 AM

nice work … would like to try out one of these

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 01-10-2014 03:08 AM

Very nice. They do make a nice rough out pencil. I like their stoutness. I made one with Screwbean Mesquite a couple o years ago.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 01-10-2014 03:53 AM

Nice work. I should try one some day. Getting tired of sharpening pencils all the time.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 01-10-2014 03:59 AM

Looks great

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 01-10-2014 04:19 AM

Very colorful and definitely massive. A shop pen for sure…

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#7 posted 01-10-2014 04:11 PM

I have got to order some of these kits so I can have two or three in my shop. Nice work Bill. It looks like your pens are selling rather quickly these days; that is a good thing right?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 01-11-2014 06:48 AM

Very bright colors indeed

-- Norman

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#9 posted 01-13-2014 12:21 AM

Great Job, I bet your wife really likes hers!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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