Monday, March 29, 2010


This New York Times article is a just in another realm of cool. Bridgeport-resident Dalton Ghetti has been carving sculptures into pencil lead, without the aid of a magnifying glass, for 25 years. That's right. Without the aid of a magnifying glass. He has a bust of Elvis. And there's “Chain,” in which the middle of a pencil has been transformed into a 23-link chain. Last year, after two and half years, he finished a line of 26 pencils, with each letter of the alphabet carved into the tip. It's an extraordinary way of looking at a pencil.

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