Tags » Eberhard Faber


Komean kukka-asetelman tekeminen vaatii vähän vaivaa, mutta tulos palkitsee tekijänsä moninkertaisesti. Kun vielä maalaat ruukun itse kivijäljitelmämaalilla, saat kotiisi persoonallisen ja tyylikkään asetelman. Kaunis kranssi syntyy valmiista pajupohjasta. 117 more words


Thinking About Pencils

I think the old maxim, “The Pen is mightier than the sword” is in need of correction.  It should read, “The Pencil is mightier than the sword.” 770 more words

Cultural Highlights

'World Travelers Return'; the Fabers in Europe

While searching through periodicals from the turn of the twentieth century, I often come across travel notices: lists and lists of ships and the souls they carried onboard, with the occasional spotlight on the more well-to-do. 126 more words


E. Faber's Magic Pencil Holder

Does it hold only magic pencils?

If the holder itself is where the magic happens, then using a card to remove it (as suggested by the manufacturer) might be giving away the secret. 45 more words


Birds Of A Feather

Some of the many versions of the clamp eraser ferrule.


"Pull Out Clamp To Lengthen Eraser"

This is an Eberhard Faber Van Dyke 601 pencil with a paper insert, explaining how to lengthen the clamp eraser. I’m speculating that this insert was a forerunner to the cutout arrow found on later ferrules: 121 more words