How To Make Wood Pencils
How to make wood pencils is bookmark about 1 Day Projects bookmarked by dustin with ID 12012037187 was uploaded on 01-03-2019 and has been viewed 324,850 times.
This is one of those projects I've been thinking about for a long time and really glad I followed through on.I couldn't be happier with how they came out.These were made by routing a very small groove into two pieces of wood to hold the graphite and glued together.
I tried to have continuous grain to hide the seam and it worked pretty well.I sanded a hexagon shape into each pencil but it's not really noticeable because as I was doing some final sanding they rounded out.
The shape is still there and the pencils don't roll off the table but the shape is not as noticeable as I was expecting.I did want them to be super smooth and have a 'fine woodworking' feel so I thought the final sanding was necessary.
Adding polyurethane and dipping the end in paint was the icing on the cake.All of these pencils were made in a day.After doing one batch I feel like I could make them even quicker the next time around.
These would make a great craft show seller since a handful could be made all at once keeping the final price down and I think...