Maybe it was Ken Schwab who has his students make
them? I can't remember now.
--- "Duffey, Patrick G."
> I have my students wrap Scotch blue masking tape
> around them to keep
> them clean looking and peel off enough tapes as
> needed to re-sharpen.
> The tape also serves as a support for the smaller
> sized ones.
> Additionally, I only purchase the solid ones because
> the hollow ones
> unfortunately can't be re-pointed very often.
> Patrick Duffey