January 19, 2021

A clever mechanism inside this Japanese mechanical pencil keeps the leads sharp

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BY RAIN NOE From Cre77 Here’s another Japanese design that skirts the line between “Good gosh that’s clever” and “Do we really need this?” By utilizing thin, perfectly-cylindrical leads, mechanical pencils obviate the need for sharpening. But if you were to zoom in on the tip, you’d see that even the narrowest lead can alternate […]