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Re: conte pastel pencils

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Iteachart7_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 07:22:59 PST


In a message dated 11/29/01 7:33:43 PM Eastern Standard Time,
austart@bryanisd.org writes:

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> Who has the magic answer for sharpening these things. I have tried
> classroom sharpener, hand held, and x-acto knife. I understand they are
> soft but sometime a really sharp point come in handy. Any suggestions?
> Jackie Aust
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Jackie,
I personally use these in my work and when I need a really sharp point I use
an x-acto knife to get a "stump" then I use a sand paper block to form the
point. A real PIA, but it works.
Gabrielle

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