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The Pencil Pod is a fun and functional way to store your pencils, pens, and small tools. Designed to hold 12 pencils, it’s constructed of beautiful, hand-sanded hardwood, ideal for storing and protecting your drawing essentials.
The Pencil Pod measures 2-3/8"W × 9"L × 1"D and has a sliding lid with a snug, ball-bearing closure.
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(based on 6 reviews)
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from Iowa Falls, IA
Comments about Art Alternatives Artist's Pencil Pod:
I love being able to take pencils anywhere in a solid container. I can chuck it in a bag and be on my way. I leave it out on my desk when not taking it somewhere. It looks nice just sitting there!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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LOVELY BUT TOO SHORT FOR REGULAR PENCILS
I assumed pencils were of standard lengths, but I guess I was mistaken. The boxes are well made and pleasing to the hand and eye, but useless to me because I need them for standard length writing pencils.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
What i expected
from Lubbock, TX
this is a simple pencil box works great the lid is a little stiff but very nice
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from A little cabin in the woods
I was so happy when I got this pencil pod, since it seems to be very well made and sturdy - unlike a lot of pencil holders. It's a little on the expensive side, but for the quality alone I thought it would be worth it. Unfortunately I was really disappointed when I actually started to use it. The lid is almost impossible to slide on and off, even with only one or two pencils in it (or even when it's empty, for that matter. I figured that maybe the grooves weren't quite whittled down enough, so I tried to "wear them in" by opening and closing it multiple times, to no avail). The other reviewers have said that their lids slide on easily, so my guess is that I just got unlucky and got a bad one. Now I can't even put the lid on it at all, or it won't come off, so it's pretty much useless to me, but I didn't want to pay to ship it back. It's too bad because if the lid had worked, I would have used it all the time - the design and quality are otherwise great.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
nice wooden case
from Andover MA
I bought this pod because I like the feel of wood. The top slides on and off easily and it holds my 12 pencils perfectly. It's a pleasure to use.
(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Does not hold 12 pencils
from Cincinnati, OH
The box itself is kind of nice. It's solid wood and the lid slides in and out pretty well, until you try to put 12 pencils in it. I bought this specifically to hold the 12 Derwent pencils I was buying online at the same time, so I would have a case to transport the colors I needed. The box is too small so only 11 pencils can fit inside. It costs too much to not even hold a dozen pencils. Too bad, it looked like it would be perfect.
Merchant response: At Blick we always attempt to provide the best information possible to our customers. While the Artist’s Pencil Pod is designed to hold 12 pencils, it may hold fewer if the pencils are thicker than the standard size. If you ever have specific questions regarding our products or how to use them, please contact our Product Information department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 933-2542. Our product specialists will be happy to help you with questions about art materials, product applications, and techniques.
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