Project:MicroTrees

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MicroTrees

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Status: finished
Release Date: 12/2018
Initiator: Luzian
Materials Used: 2 mm graphite rod
Tools Used: metal lathe, scalpel blade
Approx. Cost: < 3$


I saw some pics on the internet of sculptures made out of pencil lead. I decided to start with something simple. Xmas trees seemed just right. I used a scalpel blade to carve into the rotating rod. It's a good idea to rest the blade on the lathe's cutting tool.

I used a mechanical pencil to hold the rod in place ´cause it was to small for the chuck