The Ultimate Drafting Pencils Guide

The Ultimate Drafting Pencils Guide 1

What is a Drafting Pencil?

A Drafting pencil/Technical pencil is a particular type of mechanical pencil used by architects, drafting technicians, and designers for precision technical drawing.

They have a long slim lead sleeve/guide pipe to aid in marking straight lines with rulers and stencils. It also allows an unobstructed view of the pencil lead for greater precision.

This guide will cover what we use them for and how they differ from regular mechanical pencils, lead grades, and diameters. We also have an extensive list of the best drafting pencils.

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The Ultimate Guide to 10B Pencils

The Ultimate Guide to 10B Pencils

What is a 10B Graphite Pencil?

The 10B pencil is one of the softest and darkest graphite pencils there is. Artists use it for shading and creating a sense of three-dimensional form by graduations of tone.

In this guide, I will show you shading examples of 10B pencils from the major manufacturers, how they compare against each other, and typical retail prices.

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The Ultimate Pencil Types Guide

The Ultimate Pencil Types Guide

Do you know how many types of pencils there are?

Most people have used a wooden pencil to either write or draw with, but did you know that there are now 12 different pencil types?

No? me neither so I did a little digging to find more information.

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Parker Ballpoint Pens – Ultimate Guide

In the Parker Ballpoint Pens ultimate guide, we have all the current models, including the best Parker ballpoint pens. We show you which ballpoint is the best value for money and which are the best to give as a gift.

All Parker ballpoints use the same refill which is a Parker G2 patent refill and we have detailed instructions on how to refill a Parker ballpoint pen as well as which brands make the best compatible refills for Parker Ballpoints.

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The 7 Best Pencils for Writing (in Notebooks & on Paper)

The 7 Best Pencils to Write With

In this guide we show you the 7 very best pencils for writing with, It includes 3 Japanese-made pencils from brands that are widely regarded as the best pencil manufacturers in the world. (Californian Cedar Wood combined with unrivaled graphite manufacturing technology)

For those on a budget looking for a more cost-effective option that provides value for money then there the other four pencils are all excellent pencils in their own right.

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