How to Use a Pencil Sharpener
Are you tired of dull pencils? Learn how to use a pencil sharpener. The most common types of pencil sharpeners are hand-held, hand-crank and electric sharpeners, as well as pocket knives. Hand-held pencil sharpeners are easy to buy and operate, but they do leave pencil shavings behind. Hand-crank pencil sharpeners are usually found in classrooms, while electric pencil sharpeners are an office staple. Sharpening a pencil with a pocket knife takes some practice, is messy and gets you suspended if you try to do it at school, but it's simple and allows you to tailor the tip of your pencil to your needs.