Process of Mass Producing Pencils

In a small town in Japan, a factory specializing in the production of pencils is bustling with activity. Through a stunning video, viewers are given a glimpse into each and every step of the process, from the delicate wood selection to the final sharpening. The skilled craftsmen here have honed their expertise over generations, and mass-producing pencils have been elevated to an art form. Every stage of the process, from selecting the perfect wood to the final packaging, is executed precisely and carefully. The wooden slats are cut and shaped with incredible accuracy, and the graphite lead is extruded to the perfect size and shape. Once the components are assembled, each pencil is carefully inspected and tested before being sent out into the world. It’s a labor-intensive process, but the result is a beautiful and functional tool loved by people worldwide.

Ali Kaya


Ali Kaya

This is Ali. Bespectacled and mustachioed father, math blogger, and soccer player. I also do consult for global math and science startups.

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