Penxo Pencil

A mechanical pencil (mechanical pencils buying guide) without any springs, buttons, or actual mechanical parts, the Penxo Pencil is a Red Dot Award winning writing implement that’s probably better classified as a lead holder. Each Penxo is precision milled from a single block of aircraft grade aluminum and naturally clamps down on the contained 2mm lead thanks to its slightly tensioned design. Releasing more lead is as simple as pushing the edge of your thumb between the gap, which also forms a window that indicates how much lead is left while letting you view the markings for the specific color and hardness.

Find it in Rebel Silver or Darth Black at Kickstarter – $29