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OT: Some Very Unusual Carvings...

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by train222, May 18, 2013.

  1. train222

    train222 Well-Known Member

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    Hello All,


    I was surfing the net the other day and I came accross these photos of some very unusal carvings..


    They are all carved in the lead on the tip of a pencil....Thats right, the tip of a pencil...


    I thought I would share them with you....


    Enjoy,


    Stu Gabriel



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  2. GW22

    GW22 Active Member

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    Amazing! Wow, this guy could be an Iowa Lawyer's brain surgeon :p



    -Gary
     
  3. rooferbob

    rooferbob Active Member

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    Wow
    Must have a steady hand and very good vision.
     
  4. need to shoot more

    need to shoot more Active Member

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    Talking about getting the LEAD out!!! Thank You Stu
     
  5. grntitan

    grntitan Well-Known Member

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    Damn, and I can't even sharpen the dang things good enough to write with.
     
  6. Ross

    Ross Well-Known Member

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    I'm in grntitans group on this one. GRIN Ross Puls
     
  7. Auctioneer

    Auctioneer Well-Known Member

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    Some I have seen and some I have not. One word WOW.
     
  8. X Trap 2

    X Trap 2 TS Member

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    I too have seen some but not this many. Have you seen the chalk mans work? Great. Ray
     
  9. shannon391

    shannon391 Active Member

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    You can go blind doing that!
     
  10. train222

    train222 Well-Known Member

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    Don't you think this guy would have ending up with some form of lead poisioning after carving all of these pencils over the years?

    Stu
     
  11. mimitrap

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    Thank you so much for sharing this!!! Michelle
     
  12. need to shoot more

    need to shoot more Active Member

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    STU no more LEAD in our pencils, just our drinking water... just kidding about the water that is.
     
  13. GunDr

    GunDr Well-Known Member

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    Amazing!

    I knew a fella years back that could take a broom stick and carve it into a length of chain.
     
  14. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Pencil lead is primarily graphite and clay, I don't know what else is in there but to achieve different hardness levels I'm sure they stick other stuff in too.

    HM
     
  15. JohnStefanowicz

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    Works of art.
     
  16. rpeerless

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  17. Auctioneer

    Auctioneer Well-Known Member

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    Seen this before. There are also some new ones in there. Great work.
     
  18. Bodalee

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    That's pretty creative! I may have found a new hobby.....
     
  19. train222

    train222 Well-Known Member

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    Bodalee, let me see some pics of what you come up with
     
  20. Waynets

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    I don't have enough patience to carve a pencil