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Wooden Pencil Holder

This wooden pencil holder is a quick and easy project that anyone can make to help dad feel extra special this year!
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need


  • Start with a 4-inch long piece of 4×4 wood. Spray paint it black first as a base coat.
  • Once dry, then give the piece a couple of coats with the Testors Color Shift paint in Blue Galaxy. Check out how the color changes as you move your piece around.
  • Start making your pencil holder by adding a piece of tape to your drill bit at the depth you want. This will keep your drill bit from going deeper than you want it to!
    Measure and mark the top of your block for as many holes as you want. Drill those with your drill bit using the tape as a depth guide.
  • Remove any sawdust from the holes. I used this cut file with my Cricut machine and cut it from white vinyl. Now you have a complete wooden pencil holder!
    I decided to add a little decoration to the front of mine but that is completely optional.
  • Weed any excess vinyl then use the transfer tape to add it to the side of your wooden block as shown below.