We’ve been out of Lost Art Press Woodworking Pencils for a few weeks now – but they’ll soon be back in stock (register to be notified when they are). Musgrave Pencil Company – the family owned company in Tennessee that makes the pencils for us – sent us some video of the process. It is oddly mesmerizing – so if you need a short, soothing break from whatever you’re doing:
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Do these come with a pencil sharpener or is one available for purchase?
Similar Q: I don’t know how to sharpen mine, suggestions? (My sharpener is too small.)
This is what we use. Inexpensive and perfect:
Or you can use a knife.
Wanted to point out a couple things here.
I asked my wife for the above pencil sharpener for Christmas and got a slightly different model. I would suggest linking people directly to https://www.dickblick.com/items/mobius-ruppert-grenade-brass-pencil-sharpener-double-hole/ since it’s got both sizes.
Second, sadly they don’t ship these sharpeners to California, presumably because we oh-so-carcinogenic-Californians can’t handle a small blade or maybe some treated brass. She just ordered it to a family house and gave me the gift at their house.
They do not come with a sharpener. This is the one we recommend: https://blog.lostartpress.com/2021/07/31/why-we-dont-make-pencil-sharpeners/
Musgrave pencils are really good. I’ve been buying their pencils for the past decade.
I ordered some pencils from the folks at Musgrave a while back just to see if made in the USA were all that. They are. Came in a really nice cedar box as well.
ok, I just want to say “Holy crap! There’s a company that just makes pencils? In 2023? And they remain in business?” I am impressed. Good luck and godspeed Musgrave pencil company.
I love seeing videos of the machines that make stuff. I wish they had sent a much longer one. It’s just fascinating.