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One sharpener, two uses! The Prismacolor Pencil Sharpener features two blades for narrow and wide point sharpening. This sharpener works great with Prismacolor colored pencils, graphite, and Prismacolor Verithin pencils. Made in Germany, the blades sharpen pencils to a precise point.
A sliding cover keeps shavings from spilling and a transparent housing lets you see when the shavings receptacle needs to be emptied. The sharpener’s small design also makes it great for tucking into a bag or backpack.
® Prismacolor is a registered trademark of Sanford Corporation.
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from Fowler, CO
Comments about Prismacolor Pencil Sharpener:
I followed the video tip to use my left hand to hold the pencils while turning the sharpener with my right hand. It works fantastically! So far none of the leads of my colored pencils have broken at all. The two holes in the sharpener are an added benefit, because they provide different points. I use the larger hole most often when coloring because I like to cover more area with each stroke of the pencil. I love this sharpener!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Franklin, New York
I sat down right away and used the sharpener on all of my dull colored pencils without a single breakage of the leads. I am both surprised and happy.
Works great with my Prismacolors!
By Gage Does Art
from Panama City, Fl
Though not the best sharpener out there this one works great with my Prismacolors. My favorite sharpener so far is the Alvin Triple Hole sharpner, but I only trust the Prismacolor brand sharpner for my colored pencils.
By Card Gallery
from Pueblo CO
Large receptive is nice as is the choice of points.
Not what I had hoped for
from May town, Pa
On some of my colored pencils it works great however on white it's just horrid. There is no way to get this thing to sharpen them. It starts forming a point and then just snaps it off. Hard to explain exactly what's happening but my guess is that my white pencils are too soft a material. I use cheap 10/$1 sharpeners that work fabulous on all the pencils but I wanted something bigger to hold onto and had a place that catches the shavings. All in all it's pretty nice and maybe it's just me. I would recommend this someone looking for a nice sharpener.
Cheaper manual sharpeners often broke the lead and sometimes even split the wood of the pencils. So far, this one is working much better.
I love the Prismacolor sharpener.I like the different size points you can have wide and thin.
I love this sharoener
from Ocoee, FL
This sharpener was really a life saver after I had tried to use other sharpeners on my prismacolor premier pencils. With this sharpener I haven't had any more problems with my pencils breaking. I'm really happy with the results!!
from China Texas
this sharpener works really great, I love it have two choices of points for the pencils. Great product
Makes two different points
I bought a whole assortment of different prismacolor pencils and bought this to sharpen them once they arrived. It does a pretty good job and I like that its easy to empty. The top stays on pretty well but I don't think I would put it in a bag without emptying it.I haven't been using it too long so I am not sure how well the blade will hold up but those are pretty easy to replace. The fact that I can sharpen my pencils with two different types of tips is a huge plus.All in all, its definitely not bad.
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