Apr 11, 2010
A closer looks shows that each of the pencils above have a letter of the alphabet carved into the lead. A project that took artist Dalton Ghetti, 2 1/2 years to complete. A hobby of his in which he uses only a sewing needle, a razor blade and a number 2 pencil. He does it all without a magnifying glass.
I was most impressed with his project in which he transformed the lead of a pencil into a 23 link chain.
and I thought I was a patient person. More of his work: