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Rockler Cabinetmaker's Pencil Set

A beefy, durable mechanical pencil that performs with precision, but will hold up to the rigors of shop work.
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We've made our pencil even better! Our pencil is the perfect solution. It won't dull like a carpenter pencil and won't break like a mechanical pencil.

  • With increased diameter and new, improved design that includes 3" reference scale
  • Extra-large 2.0mm lead provides strength for rough cutout lines for general carpentry, or sharpen for clean lines for fine furniture building
  • Comes with twelve 3-1/2" 2.0mm lead replacements, built-in lead sharpener and eraser
(1) Rockler Cabinetmaker's Pencil
(12) 3-1/2" 2.0mm lead replacements
(1) Built-in Lead Sharpener
(1) Eraser
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 0.2500
Style Pencil
3.3 / 5.0
394 Reviews
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Great Pencil
May 21, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
this is awsome. had to order one for my son, he kept trying to keep mine.
May 18, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beefy lead that can also be sharpened to a fine point. reloading the lead is not intuitive and if there were instructions on how i lost them
April 27, 2020
2 months ago
Why did I wait so long?
Great ! No more looking for that lost pencil that always needs sharpening
April 27, 2020
2 months ago
I would recommend this product
April 4, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
heavy duty
works great . would red refills if possible
March 30, 2020
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Excellent! Very good quality.
March 27, 2020
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great Product
Precision pencil. Won't do projects without it
March 26, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
very heavy duty,and will be well used
March 7, 2020
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Awesome, durable and accurate pencil!
This is a great tool for daily use and accurate measurements. The sharpener and eraser work well.

Unlike others' experience, I've dropped the pencil several times on a concrete floor and it's still going strong... I just hope I didn't jinx myself for saying that lol!
March 3, 2020
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Got one as a gift, loved it, dropped it. Needed a replacement.
JIm V on May 31, 2020
Tired of sharpening my regular pencils. Good reviews so will give it a try.
Art on May 6, 2020
Got one as a gift, loved it, dropped it. Needed a replacement.
JIm V on May 31, 2020
Needed a good quality mechanical pencil...
Dennis J on May 18, 2020
Tired of sharpening my regular pencils. Good reviews so will give it a try.
Art on May 6, 2020
Needed a good pencil for more precision work.
John S on Apr 30, 2020
Simply tired of breaking lead on regular pencils. I seem to be sharpening them more then using.
Shane N on Apr 25, 2020
Replace the other one that fell apart
Dewayne C on Apr 20, 2020
Loved mine until... My No 6 plane fell on it end first.
kirkland d on Apr 15, 2020
Needed a good mechanical pencil.
Raymond F. K on Apr 9, 2020
Need a decent pencil
Carlton H on Apr 9, 2020
need a sturdy pencil
Frank B on Apr 8, 2020
love it
tommy on Apr 5, 2020
I want to see if this is any better than 1 million pencils
Dale J on Mar 31, 2020
looks handier than carpenter's pencils that I have been using for years, especially on smaller "craft" projects.
Robert B on Mar 28, 2020
needed to add a few bucks for free shipping
D W on Mar 25, 2020
Joachim W on Mar 23, 2020
Always needing to sharpen or find a pencil, hopefully I can keep up with this one
Norman H on Mar 23, 2020
possibility of hard lead and thicker
Rick Lofgren A on Mar 6, 2020
My other pencil needs replacement
Dennis O on Mar 4, 2020
to be more presice on measurements
Laura W on Feb 29, 2020
I lost mine.
Bruce R on Feb 27, 2020
the diameter of the lead prevents breakage and the pencil is very stout
Gale O on Feb 22, 2020
love this
tommy on Feb 17, 2020
Love the pencil and needed more lead
Mark Z on Feb 9, 2020
Trying it out not sure
Harry C on Jan 27, 2020
I actually purchased this already, used it about 5 hours and dropped the pencil on my shop floor (first time... one time) and broke the push button off. Loved it, infact fell in love with it, if I break it again I will go back to carpenters pencils.
walter s on Jan 27, 2020
lost mine
Rolf N on Jan 16, 2020
I would like a way to precisely mark edges/measurements that I can erase later, if needed.
David on Jan 8, 2020
I chose this tool to make accurate and precise marks. I decided to get two so I could give one as a gift.
John L on Jan 8, 2020
I could use this type of pencil
David W on Jan 5, 2020
wanted to try
James B on Jan 3, 2020
on sale <br />thought would i would try this.
James N on Jan 1, 2020
Best mechanical pencil my wife has ever used. LOVES IT. She uses it for both woodworking and general writing in her office.
Kala on Dec 16, 2019
He has some, and uses them frequently.
Sondra K on Dec 15, 2019
I have one of these pencil sets and am purchasing this one for my son who is a carpenter. It'll make an excellent Christmas gift.
Jody R on Dec 9, 2019
Handy and very exact
Donald M on Dec 7, 2019
Very handy for marking projects. Sturdy pencil with refills.
Jim L on Dec 5, 2019
Got one. My son tried to walk off with it. Makes a great gift.
Walter E. M on Nov 25, 2019
Dropped my first one and it broke🙁
James H on Nov 25, 2019
I am working on a project and while looking at tools I figured I'd give it a try using this type of pencil.
Alfonso P on Oct 21, 2019
The design and look (that Rockler Blue rocks).
Anthony J on Sep 24, 2019
My first one broke and I like the pencil.
Kelly M on Sep 8, 2019
got tired of points breaking and having to keep sharpening
Joe R on Aug 11, 2019
Looking for something better to use in the wood shop.
Chad H on Jul 31, 2019
I'm trying to make more precise measurements and a regular carpenter's pencil marks are to wide for precise cuts.
C O on Jul 4, 2019
Great pencils. Need more for the shop
Clay J on Jun 2, 2019
I needed a small item to get me over the $35 minimum for free shipping and I kinda liked this pencil for quite a while
Ron on May 16, 2019
Broke my pencil. Replacement.
Joseph on Apr 26, 2019
Used during one of the in-store classes and it's awesome.
Matt V on Apr 12, 2019
Great Reviews and good Design
Samuel Y on Mar 29, 2019
Precise easy layout lines
David J on Mar 26, 2019
Needed a good quality mechanical pencil...
Dennis J on May 18, 2020
Needed a good pencil for more precision work.
John S on Apr 30, 2020
I lost the plunger, can I get a replacement? ?
Keith on Oct 3, 2015
my pencil also broke when dropped. tip came off. does rockler replace these? any warranty?
MARK R on May 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I had the same problem and it happened on my first use. I would think it is a design weakness as it certainly has never happened with any of the other mechanical pencils I have used over many years. I never took it in to see because I thought it was own fault. Having read other people have had the same problem, I wonder if I should have at least attempted to get it replaced.
I swear I'm not an idiot but I can't figure out how to change the lead, how do you put in a new lead?
Dan H on Apr 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Push down on button on pencil end and hold while you slide lead in the end of pencil.
Is the pencil core graphite or lead?
Legobuildshq on May 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: it is standard pencil graphit
Anyone know where to find erasers to fit this?
Matthew W on May 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I just bought magic erasers and nut them down to fit
how do you replace the lead in the pencil ?
Bill F on Nov 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Fully depress the top button, pull old short piece out, insert new lead all the way into the pencil, let up on the button... DONE!

Very Simple and FAST... No PAIN or STRAIN!
I believe lead poisonous. Is it?
Legobuildshq on May 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Search "pencil lead composition", or if you are serious request the Material Safety Data Sheet for the product.
Great pencil, but where can I find lead replacements? It would be better if we could purchase the same lead package from Rockler.
Todd B on Apr 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This uses lead that is 2mm diameter. This can be obtained at office supply or art supply sources.
Where is the sharpener?
A shopper on Jun 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The little part that has the erase has pull-off cover at the other end from the eraser... There is a hole there... Insert lead into hole and twist it to sharpen the point!

You MAY have to push the pencil top-button a little to get a longer length for the sharpener to do a good job.
what the heck is that little black doo-hicky at the other end from the eraser? Complex but to what purpose?
Alanson S on May 8, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It's the cap to the eraser.
Has Rockler improved the tip durability? I had several of these over the years and all broke long before I had to replace the first lead. Eventually called Rockler about this defect and was told I should have called when it first happened and they would have replaced it.
Robert R on Jan 24, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I had the same problem. I have only purchase one of these.
How the lead pencil goes together?
Todd S on May 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It is basically a draftsman’s lead holder—insert the lead into the end and advance the lead as needed. To have a ‘FINE’ point you need to “sharpen the lead with the provided sharpener occasionally.
I love this pencil, however the sharpener has gone mute. I need a replacement. Any thoughts where I might find one without buying another pencil?
Dutch on Jun 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Extend lead and use sandpaper
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