Originally Posted by scalder1
Some electric sharpeners don't like sharpening too many pencil crayons. Over the years they clog up! Try using a brush and cleaning it out once in awhile. I have had an electric one for YEARS, a Boston Mighty Might. Not sure where I got it but it is still going strong
Thank-you for that tip, I will definitely try it. When I insert the pencil it's like it cant grab it (kwim?) so maybe that is the issue. Maybe I'm lazy but I do like an electric sharpener!