|The alphabet, all carved from 26 pencil tips|
All I have to say is, "WOW..."
By using basic tools such as a razor blade, sewing needle and sculpting knife, Dalton Ghetti really hit this one out of the ballpark with these amazing
He even refuses to use a magnifying glass and has never sold any of his work, only given it away to friends. He said: "I use the sewing needle to make holes or dig into the graphite. I scratch and create lines and turn the graphite around slowly in my hand"
The longest Dalton has spent on one piece was two and half years on a pencil with interlinking chains. A standard figure will take several months. He said: "The interlinking chains took the most effort and I was really pleased with it because it's so intricate people think it must be two pencils"...see more of his work on the link below.
|Dalton hollowed out the centre of the wood, then carved the central column of graphite to create this hanging, linked heart|
|Carved from the graphite in a normal pencil: A tiny hammer|
|An intricately-detailed screw, carved in one piece from a pencil's graphite|