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There's a Better Way: Tool-Belt Pencil Sharpener

A tip for when the point is to have a sharp pencil on hand

Length: 1:36
Produced By: John Ross

When you need to make a fine line for finish work or siding applications, a carpenter's pencil won't do. But what do you do if your No. 2 pencil breaks while you're several feet up on a ladder?

Watch as Fine Homebuilding editor Charles Miller adapts a tip from Lyam Blume of Polson, Mont., that makes scribing a fine line as easy as putting your pencil in your tool-belt pocket and giving it a few twists. 

Video by: John Ross

From Fine Homebuilding198
September 10, 2008