This Japanese artist creates unbelievably refined works on the pencil’s lead by carving into the graphite’s core.

In the video below he makes a chain ending with a key, without breaking the core! He also manages to keep the chain’s links flexible.

Source: 鉛筆彫刻 鎖 作成状況

According to the artist, he aims to make a 26 link-chain and to apply for a Guinness world record.

Here are some other of his creations:

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Pencils can be tools for creating art anf tools of art. It all depends on the viewpoint.

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