The Kid Should See This
Watch as mounds of graphite and clay are mixed in giant machines. See factory workers roll handfuls of long, thin ‘leads’ into containers that will be fired and dipped in a wax bath. Behold the moment when color cores are placed into their glue-lined wood casings before being ‘sandwiched’ and milled into shape.
And then there’s painting and sharpening the pencils. Faber-Castell is a 257+ year old company, and they continue to produce 2.3 billion pencils a year. These music-driven scenes make their behind-the-scenes process look rather epic.