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What are pencils, sharpeners, crayons and markers?

         
         
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The pencils, sharpeners, crayons and markers discussed in this guide are specifically ones that are used in building, woodworking, and DIY tasks such as: marking timber, marking oily or wet surfaces, and marking on metals.

 
     

Pencil

 
 

 

These types of pencil (often referred to as carpenter’s pencils) are simple marking tools typically made from wood with a graphite core (also know as the “lead”).

 
         
     

Sharpener

 
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A sharpener is a simple device used to sharpen a dulled pencil tip. It consists of a small box with a tapered hole in it and a sharp blade attached to the top.

 
         
     

Marker

 
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A marker pen is another type of marking tool that has a tip that draws from a well of ink or paint stored in its body. There are many different types of markers available.

 
         
     

Crayon

 
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A crayon is essentially a solid wax stick that is often brightly coloured for high visibility.