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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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66% of 100
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
Discountable Yes
Style Pencil
3.3 / 5.0
372 Reviews
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Love this!
Bought this for my nephew who is an apprentice carpenter. He loves it and carries it with him all the time!
February 25, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
I actually bought this to draw with and it is awesome!It is well made and comes with extra lead and eraser..
February 25, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Rugged construction perfect for projects
This sturdy pencil set is perfect for the workshop. Highly recommend!
February 25, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
it works so much better then standard pencils
able to get a sharper point on it without going to standard mechanical pencils that break all the time
February 25, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
This is now the most used tool in my shop.
This is my favorite drafting pencil. The lead on this tool is strong, i haven't had the tip break or dull down in the two months i have been using it. Great tool.
February 24, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Very good product.
Purchased this pencil in the hope of finding a good option for typical shop pencils. Very pleased with its performance so much so that I purchased another one.
February 20, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Eliminates constant pencil lead breakage; the included sharpener maintains a sharp crisp point. I would recommend this pencil & sharpener to others.
February 19, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Best darn tool.
Excellent quality, Rugged construction, have trouble working without it. Time for another!
February 17, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
It’s just a mechanical pencil
I purchased this at the register as I was just there to buy wood glue. It has been a game changing pencil. It’s priced $2 more than what I feel it should cost but having used it for a couple weeks I’ll be picking another one up on my next visit.
February 17, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great item, will not roll when working on inclined surfaces.
February 16, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
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the diameter of the lead prevents breakage and the pencil is very stout
Gale O on Feb 22, 2020
Love the pencil and needed more lead
Mark Z on Feb 9, 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
Always need good pencils
Jeff C on Mar 26, 2019
Making Kitchen Cabinets and Vanity. This will make it easier to do precise lines and it was on sale
Duston on Mar 25, 2019
Looked like a nice balance of function and precision
Bill K on Mar 18, 2019
Had a chance to use it at a class
Ron E on Mar 15, 2019
A good tool to have when building cabinets
Christopher M on Mar 10, 2019
so I would qualify for free shipping
Michael Mangus J on Mar 9, 2019
Seen it on sale in March 2019 Catalog and I use a lot of pencils in woodworking
James D on Mar 7, 2019
Looks like a good value. I'll post differently if I find out otherwise.
Steven R on Mar 6, 2019
the price
gilbert v on Mar 4, 2019
I already purchased this pencil and I think you should try it. This time I am ordering 2 and several refills
Peter G on Mar 4, 2019
Looks good
Robert H on Mar 4, 2019
Replace broken one
Dave on Mar 3, 2019
As well as being perfect in the shop these also make great artists pencils and are often used by comic book artists. Great price for this item.
Keith on Mar 1, 2019
I have used this pencil set before. Hopefully you have redesigned the tip, as if it is dropped it will break and never usable again
rick p on Feb 12, 2019
I need a good Pencil.
Calvin C on Feb 10, 2019
This is the only pencil I can use because of the way I write. All other pencils break when I use them. Love this one!
JustGalee on Feb 2, 2019
Would Be Handy
Thomas E Roehr on Jan 13, 2019
Wanted a dedicated marking tool for my wood working
Todd G on Dec 20, 2018
jim b on Dec 17, 2018
Saw your online ad
Robert B on Dec 10, 2018
love this
tommy on Feb 17, 2020
Trying it out not sure
Harry C on Jan 27, 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!
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.
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.
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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