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Old 02-13-2011, 01:52 PM   #2007
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Another tip I've read for sharpening pencils with the Prismacolor sharpener is to occasionally sharpen a graphite pencil too... the graphite helps keep the colored pencils from 'catching' on the blade. I think sometimes the fault is more in splintery wood than in the leads. Also with the Prismacolor sharpener - pencils seem to catch more when there is a build up of shavings caught in the cap between the casing and the blade, so keep that well cleaned out, too.
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