The No. 2 Pencil

Jordi Gillum      Hunter Benkoski

The resources required to make a number two pencil come from around the world.


*Sri Lanka




*Southern United States

Zinc and Copper (to make the ferrule)

*Zinc- Canada
*Copper- Chile

Cedar Wood

*Near the Great Lakes

Rubber Tree, Seed Oil, Pumice (Rubber eraser)

*Dominican Republic of Congo

Lacquer made of Castor Oil (Yellow color)


Carbon Black (Black Lettering)


Pencils are manufactured and sold across the world!!