A brief history of pencils

Date:17 October 2016 Tags:,

Pencils. They’re pretty useful. And there’s a lot you might not know about the origin of this stationery staple. Whether its the discovery of graphite or its original use as a marker for sheep. Or maybe you never knew pencils are made in blocks before they’re carved into individual units.

Check out this video that looks at the history of graphite and its incorporation into pencils above.

Video credit: Skunk Bear