How To Sharpen Pencils

Anyone who still uses a North American No. 2 pencil no doubts appreciates the unique tactile feel it provides, but also recognizes how important it is to keep it sharp. Penned by comic strip writer, funny man, and apparent pencil aficionado David Rees, How to Sharpen Pencils: A Practical & Theoretical Treatise on the Artisanal Craft of Pencil Sharpening for Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants is a tongue-in-cheek guide to getting the perfect point on your preferred writing tool. It covers every thing from the creative and psychological aspects of sharpening to the dark arts of the electric sharpener and mechanical pencil.

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