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Type of pencil
by studentkidz Junior Cert Technical Graphics — 21/06/16 13

What's the best type of pencil to use for tech graph?

JJ10 — 07/06/16
jackkfleming — 07/06/16
a.kelly123 — 08/06/16
2H and H I would say have both
Eva310 — 08/06/16
2H for light lines and i use 5B for heavy lines
glitteryhippie — 09/06/16
we were told 4H for constructions, and 2H for filling lines in. i wouldn't recommend B pencils, as they appear grainy and smudge a lot. i'm not sure it matters that much, once it is clear and (as much as possible) correct.
MLGPRO — 11/06/16
5b for construction lines always and a 5h for heavy lines
AHMEDKHAN55 — 12/06/16
I use 6H for construction lines then a HB for heavying, Dont use the 5B 0R 6B pencils. they abuloutly suck and will ruin your drawings.
AHMEDKHAN55 — 12/06/16
6H and HB. Dont use the B pencils, They are garbage and they will ruin your drawings.
Jack Christian — 12/06/16
2H or nothing fam
mvalentine — 12/06/16
2H for heavy lines to make them heavy but still neat to get marks. 3H for construction. Light enough to still be seen.
EH458 — 12/06/16
I use a 3H for light lines and a H for normal ones, if you want to go over something heavily I suggest an F, it's halfway between a HB and a H, and it's buildable - not to dark or light. Don't use B pencils for TG, they will smudge and ruin the whole thing!
Name — 12/06/16
I use 5h and 2b
JackW — 21/06/16
You can use any pencil but I use a 4H for construction lines and a H for finished lines. You can use whatever pencil you think is best.
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