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Finally a definitive guide on how to properly sharpen pencils! Not only have I had my life enriched by Mr. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Daniel Vincent
It covers the subject well, except for a few topics of import that are extremely important to any artisanal pencil sharpener. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jyjon
David Rees is the Barnum and Bailey of Pencil Sharpening. What a GENIUS HE IS to write a painfully-detailed––yet very funny–– book about the tools, attire, and physical stamina... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tabber
This book was right up my alley. The author takes an absurd idea and elaborates on it to the point of insanity and beyond. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Larry Benjamin
It was about 5 years ago that I had a Eureka moment.
I was at in the reading room at the Huntington Library, studying medieval illuminated manuscripts, when I realised... Read more
This book puts everything into perspective. I particularly like the comprehensive insight on mechanical pencils in Chapter 11. Bravo Mr. Rees.Published 6 months ago by J. Grant
I gave this to my girlfriend as she was trying to finish writing the last chapters of a 60,000-word nonfiction book on deadline. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John G. Pendleton
A fascinating treatise on pencils that veers I to the weirdly crass in the last third. Would have been five stars without the section on CIP.Published 7 months ago by Adam C. Brault