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January 4, 2016 AT 1:00 pm

A Carved Graphite Train on Tracks Emerges from Inside a Carpenter’s Pencil

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Impressive, intricate work from artist Cindy Chinn, via Colossal.

We’ve seen a number of artists working with pencil leads over the last few years, where the narrow dimensions of graphite are carved into miniscule objects. This recent piece by Nebraska-based artist Cindy Chinn is particularly ingenious, an entire carpenter’s pencil is turned into a tiny train, trestle, and bridge.

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1 Comment

  1. Wow. That is amazing. Would be nice to know what tools he used for the carving. Greetings from Germany

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