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Re: conte pastel pencils


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

In a message dated 11/29/01 7:33:43 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> 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

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.