Often the first writing implement we ever use, almost everyone has a soft spot for the pencil. The pencil is an essential tool for every application – whether you are a student, office worker or an art and crafts enthusiast. It is also one of the oldest writing tools in existence, with some estimates dating back 5,000 years.
Benefits of the pencil
Although writing with pens or typing is more commonplace, writing with a pencil has many benefits. Some of these include:
As erasers are attached, mistakes can be easily corrected
You can create intricate drawings and shading
The graphite in pencils is resistant to UV radiation, ageing, chemicals and moisture damage
Lasts much longer than pens, and;
Can be used on many different surfaces, including: paper, cardboard, steel, glass and more
Choosing your perfect pencil
At Bunbougu, we have an exceptional range of wooden and mechanical pencils. Our expert staff will help you select the best pencil for you.
Mechanical pencil – A good choice for students, artists and workers, the lead is long-lasting, easily refillable, delivers a consistent line and is comfortable to hold.
Wooden pencil – These are great for long note-taking, drawing, sketching and more. Wooden pencils are comfortable to hold, inexpensive and come in varying lead grades, giving either soft or thick lines.
Japanese pencils – Producing fine print, Japanese pencils and mechanical pencils have fine pencil leads. These leads are typically smaller (between 0.03mm-0.05mm), do not need to be replaced often and can handle heavy writing and drawing.
For an exciting selection of quality Japanese wooden pencils, visit our website today.