We've copied the book to the end! Whew ...
We're still finishing the word count. For now, please enjoy these pictures. More facts and figures will follow.
The pencil in the "Bi-conderoga" mode that allows writing with a stub: The metal ferrule of another pencil joins the stub to an unsharpened pencil, and the combination is stabilized with tape and a splint (the shaft of a cotton swab).
The official final length: 1-3/16 inches (or 1.219 inches).
The completed manuscript has 573 sheets of paper and is 2" thick. And did we ever put the "manual" in manuscript!
The final page, written by five different volunteers.