Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on Twitter if you'd like.
Despite what the term “pencil lead” would have you believe, lead is not and was never actually used in the writing tips of pencils; the pencil lead might have always been lead free but the paint wasn’t. As a result, school children in the early 20th century could get lead poisoning from excessive chewing of their pencils.