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Stabilo's CarbOthello sharpener has a short cone with a special blade for sharpening CarbOthello and other high-quality pastel and colored pencils.
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perfect for colored pencils
By Carol in South Shore
from Chicago, IL
Comments about Stabilo CarbOthello Sharpener:
I like a fast touch-up of my point, and a short cone. Just right for all my colored pencils, including pastel and watercolor pencils as well as wax based. Note: the fatter pencils, such as Polychromos, do not fit.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great Little Sharpener
from Benbrook TX
A little pricier than I expected but it works so much better than other little hand-held sharpeners. So far, none of the "leads" have broken. I was even able to sharpen other pastel pencils that other sharpeners had shattered, so I highly recommend this little hand-held pencil sharpener.
Great Pencil Sharpener
This is a great pencil sharpener. It is hand held but gets a sharp point and you have lots of control. I've used it on all my graphite and colored pencils, even tried it on an eyebrow pencil. First and only time my brow pencils sharpened without breaking the point or leaving too much wood on the pencil.
from Fort Worth, TX
This didn't fit many of my pencils. Just okay.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that this sharpener isn't working out for you, and we'd like to help. Please call us at 1-800-723-2787 at your earliest convenience to speak to a Customer Care Agent.
This sharpner didn't work for me...bummer
from Hoquiam, Washington
I tried to use on my colored pencils and broke the leads.....
The proper way to sharpen pastel pencils.
By 87 if you please
from Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
I should have had one of these when I tried to sharpen a pastel pencil in a regular electric sharpener and had to replace it.
I have bought three of these to have all over the house
By Norma J.
from San Diego, Ca.
I use these sharpeners to sharpen make up pencils, colored pencils that I use in Adult Coloring Books.They are handy and easy to keep with all your tools. Would buy them again and plan to give one to a friend.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Doesn't work Conte or Caran d'Ache pastel pencils
from Huntsville, AL
This sharpener will work with a regular #2 pencil, but not with the above mentioned pastel pencils because of the small hole.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
from murphy nc
I rely on the sharpener for my pastels. This is the best in the business.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Hands down this is the best sharpener I've ever used - to date anyways! It sharpens to a fine point for sure. I dig it!
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