How to Sharpen A Pencil With A Knife

Learn how to sharpen a pencil using a utility knife. Sharpening a pencil with a knife allows for more control over the length of the graphite, the sharpness of the point, and results in less breakage. A sharp point is ideal for drawing or shading in detail. A sanding block can also be used to create a fine, smooth point.

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