Pencil Lead Carving

I found this a while ago on the net. Still blows me away.

“Dalton Ghetti is a truly incredible artist. This 49-year-old carpenter from Bridgeport, CT has been carving utterly stunning miniature sculptures, without the aid of a magnifying glass, for more than a quarter of a century. Every amazing piece is carved from the tip of a lead pencil.”

He spends as much as 2&1/2 years making one.

They look so good it’s hard to appreciate just how small these are…..

I like the hand saw best!

Russell Hudson / Hudson Cabinetmaking, Inc.

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  1. That is simply amazing. I have never seen anything so unusual, amazing, small and creative. Thanks for sharing and posting. Steve

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