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- n. A device for making things sharp
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which sharpens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
Dave, another fine knife sharpener is made by Rada Mfg. Co.
A new sharpener is available on application to the supervisor.
As for knife sharpeners, I find that the Chef's Choice 3-stage sharpener is the best and easiest to use all-around.
• Has there been a preschooler on the planet who hasn't stuck a pinkie into the "free" built-in sharpener?
Guys I used the ceramic sticks and Arkansas stones for years but I gotta tell ya the diamond sharpener is better in that: It doesn't require cleaning, needs no lube oil, small enough you can carry it in a pocket, it's unbreakable and you can make a razor's edge with just a few strokes.
You don't need the box with 64 crayons and a built-in sharpener.
I have had good luck with my Spyderco sharpener, which is like yours, except that it uses trangular stones and is far more expensive.
The sharpener is a beautifully engineered steel cylinder style, made in Germany (by Kum).
This has a suggested age range of five and older but the sharpener might be a little tempting to stick fingers in so please tell them that this is only for pencils and crayons.
ScaryDan gave me a late Christmas present, a ski sharpener which is something I need as we are going to Schweitzer tomorrow.
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