Michael's Reviews > How to Sharpen Pencils: A Practical and Theoretical Treatise on the Artisanal Craft of Pencil Sharpening for Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants

How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees
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Jul 04, 2012

really liked it

This could either be read as a mockery of the esty crowd or a meditation on what it takes to sharpen a pencil (really!). Either way, it's really really funny and quite informative. Did you know that metallic strip around the eraser bit of a pencil is called a "Ferrule"?

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