Uses for a Pocket Knife

documenting the many uses for the common pocket knife

Use #35 for a Pocket Knife: Sharpen A Pencil


My daughter recently produced a pencil for homework with a completely broken tip. Instead of using a pencil sharpener I took out the small blade of my pocket knife and sharpened the tip “carpenter style”. It made a mess of shavings (unlike the photo, more chunky) on my coffee table but did the job sufficiently to complete the homework.