Monday, 11 October 2010

Put Some Lead in Your Pencil

Dalton Ghetti is a trained carpenter, but has chosen to use his skills in a very different way. He carves the lead in standard graphite pencils, to make some of the most intricate works of art I have ever seen. Each piece takes months to make, using just a razor blade, sewing needle, and a sculpting needle.

Apparently he does not sell his pieces, he only ever gives them away to family and friends. If anyone has his contact details I think I'd like to become one of his friends please.

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