Introduction: How to Get 30% More From a Pencil

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When a pencil is used to about 1/3 of its length, my hand is too large to hold it. There is a way to use it to its last inch. What you need a piece of paper of A4 or legal size.

Step 1: Cut the Paper

Cut the paper into half.

Step 2: Tape the Pencil

Tape the end of the short pencil on the paper.

Step 3: Roll

Roll the paper tightly on the pencil.

Step 4: Done

Roll the paper to the end and tape the end to finish. You can use the pencil to its last inch. Like it? You may want to see more life hacks and projects at