deuk young lee: eraser pencil deuk young lee: eraser pencil
aug 13, 2011

deuk young lee: eraser pencil

‘duk1106 eraser pencil’ by deuk young lee

‘duk1106’, an ‘eraser pencil’ designed by korea-based deuk young lee, replaces the wooden body of conventional pencils with a rubber eraser. produced inexpensively via injection molding, the device is still sharpenable, but eliminates the extra material of wood that normally adds no additional functionality to a pencil. lee states that the pencil is furthermore more comfortable than traditional models: stable enough to be gripped easily but causing less fatigue over extended periods of writing.

detail view

full view of unsharpened pencil

  • “eliminates the extra material of wood that normally adds no additional functionality”
    …except perhaps from preventing the lead from snapping like this one would 🙂

    another new wheel says:
  • a little bend and the lead break in ten places?

    lee says:
  • bad design

    Anna says:
  • i don’t know if rubber it’s biodegradable as wood is, but i like this design, specially for people that draws a lot, like me. Congrats Deuk

    ilikefalafelthoughi'mfromeurope says:
  • @ another new wheel
    Are you Tomás A.?

    ilikefalafelthoughi'mfromeurope says:
  • Buuuuullshit!
    please you should pick and choose good project… not crazy one with no real smart point and impossible to make!!!

    Marlo says:
  • It’s not impossible to make. This design concept has been done years ago. There’s already a bendable version of rubber pencil in the market and if you dig deeper you might just find one that’s almost the same as this one.

    nnn says:
  • great idea!

    gaetano marano - ghostNASA.com says:
  • i think it will have some problems with holding it comfortably

    icimdedonyok says:
  • affonda le sue radici nella architettura arcaica!

    fragil says:
  • is this real one, what is the cost of this??
    if this going break frequently then it will be waste of buying it.

    Paramesh says:

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