Tool Pick: Pica Dry Construction Pen


Marking tile and other slippery surfaces


Wet saws have a way of washing off the pencil marks you make when cutting tile. Sharpies are not a great solution because they are so darned permanent.

One solution Ben Bogie has stumbled across for marking tile—and other surfaces—is a Pica Dry construction pen

It has a sheath that protects it from dust and moisture and also has a built-in sharpener. Different colors of graphite lead refills are great for marking on dark or light surfaces, available in water soluble and water resistant versions.


—This tool tip was shot on location at Professional Remodeler's 2017 Model Remodel project


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