- 18" 2x4 Wood
- 1" Spade Bit
- Painters Tape
- Light Wood Stain
Measure approximate 3" from the end of your 2x4 and mark. This will be the tip of your pencil.
Determine the size of your pencil tip and draw out angles from there.
Use your saw to cut away the triangles to form the tip.
With a 1" spade bit drill out the holes for your organizer. I made 7 holes, 1" apart and approximately 3" deep.
Thoroughly sand your piece paying special attention to the eraser end to be sure you get that rounded look.
Now it's time for stain. I chose a light one to mimic the look of a real pencil
I taped off the eraser section (shrimp), tip and lead (black tie) section and the main pencil section (school bus).
I painted these sections first and allowed to dry.
Finally, I painted the silver section of the 'eraser holder'.
Once that's dry, you're all done. You could add some text if you like or just leave it plain. Either way, it's a super cute way to start the new school year!