Do Women & Children Keep Borrowing Your Pen Knife? Here’s A Solution.


Planetary Pencil Pointer 1

Planetary Pencil Pointer 2

With a cast iron frame designed to be screwed down to the desktop, this machine eliminated the need for whittling and sanding pencils, and saved businesses countless hours in lost productivity.

It’s called a “Planetary Pencil Sharpener” because it relies on planetary gears revolving around a sun gear, and all are held in place with a ring gear.

Spirograph worked on the same basic principal, but it sure as hell couldn’t sharpen a pencil.

[Top image found here, via here. Bottom image from here.]

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5 Responses to “Do Women & Children Keep Borrowing Your Pen Knife? Here’s A Solution.”

  1. Tony McGurk Says:

    This is truly amazing. How do they even think of such modern inventions

  2. Tony McGurk Says:

    And the man/woman/person in the ad has a woodgrained thumbnail. What’s not to love about the PPP

  3. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Tony McG – What a blast from the past. Nice to see you here. I thought everyone had woodgrained thumbnails just like me.

  4. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Rock on, bro. We’re coming up on Halloween, here.

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