First, credit to marmak3261 for his great post on engraving pencils in the Glowforge! I followed his method and it worked great.
In order to be able to open our museum, the Governor requires that we provide some way for visitors to push the buttons on our interactive exhibits without touching the button. Typically this is a little doo-hicky you hold in your hand (easily cut on a GF). You keep a jar of sanitized ones, and a jar of dirty ones next to the button. Hopefully the visitor picks from the right jar.
We thought of another idea, one that has the benefit of no sanitation needed (the visitor keeps it) and comes complete with a rubber tip: The Pencil Pusher! Ta da! Here is an example of me using it to operate my lathe (not recommended by FNL’s):