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Pencil Craving a Japanese Craftsmanship

 

According to their forms, Pencil cravings are divided into 4 types: "Double spiral", "Chain", "Ring" and "Kikko" that may be called a honeycomb pencil. Others like "Six-fold spiral", "Extensible" and "Triangle, square, pentagon, hexagon" are considered to be variations based on one of those 4 types. "To take carving in the wood of a pencil", is certainly what pencil carving is all about but more woodwork skills are required and patience.

 

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