DIY pencil shaped pencil holder teacher gift
Make this super simple giant wood pencil shaped pencil holder for all those teachers this Fall.
One 1x4x6 board for $5 will yield 2 pencil holders plus a $2 pack of pencils and you have an inexpensive and extremely useful gift.
I spaced the holes about 1" apart which gives me 25 holes.
I handpainted the personalization using this technique with American Typewriter font.
I love how the wood grain actually looks like a real pencil.
How to make a pencil shaped pencil holder:
Step 1: Glue and clamp together 3 - 1x4 boards at 12" long.
Step 2: Make 2 - 30 degree miter cuts on one end. Sand well.
Step 3: Use a ruler and layout pencil holes.
Step 4: Using a 5/16" drill bit mark depth of holes with tape then make holes.
Step 5: Sand well.
Step 6: Paint to mimic a pencil.
Add the personalization using this technique with American Typewriter font.
Step 7: Seal using clear gloss spray poly.
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