Where Are Pencils Made?

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Pencils can be made in a variety of places including China and Australia. Their journey begins at the sawmill where Incense-cedar logs are cut into lumber called Pencil Stock. This lumber product is then dried in a kiln to reach uniform moisture content before being shipped to the Slat factory.
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Though graphite sticks had been used in England for marking purposes since the 1500s, the modern pencil was invented by Nicholas Jacques Conte in 1795, and consisted of powdered graphite mixed with clay surrounded by wood.
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