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This Pakistani artist aims for world record with pencil swing

KARACHI: With a sharp eye for detail, Bilal Asif carefully labours over his quest for a pointedly unusual world record -- crafting the largest swing ever made from pencils. Asif combs over his creation inside his studio in the southern megacity of Karachi, fine-tuning details with a razor blade and mulling new decorative additions. "My main objective was not only to make the pencil swing but I aspired to make it with as much creativity as I could," said the artist. By January, Asif plans to register his work for…