My son keeps losing pencils at school. Whether this is through his generous nature, where he loans them to friends and forgets to get them back, or simply his (hereditary) absent-mindedness, is unclear. Either way, we though it would be a good idea to engrave his name on a big batch of pencils so that if he leaves them somewhere, they'll (hopefully) be returned.
You could also use this to engrave any sort of (thin) bitmap image such as a logo onto pencils. It would probably work for pens as well, assuming that the material was "laser safe." I made it at TechShop!
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