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Shop "Pencil Cushion"

Pipe insulation as cushion Pencils used to have a mysterious way of disappearing from my shop — until I started using this "pencil cushion".

It's just a piece of pipe insulation that fits onto a wall stud, see photo. Sticking pencils in the cushion keeps them handy and keeps the tips from breaking.

Peter Priestner
Chelmsford, Massachusetts