A pencil sharpener is a device for sharpening a pencil's writing point by shaving
away its worn ... but it was not until 1847 that the pencil sharpener in its
recognisable modern form was invent...
Discover more about John Lee Love, the inventor who patented the portable
pencil sharpener, at Biography.com.
Jan 28, 2015 ... For years, the knife was the most commonly used tool to sharpen the wooden
writing instrument known as a pencil (which historians believe ...
Nov 9, 2014 ... Pencils have been around for a long time, but before the pencil sharpener, most
of them where whittled with a knife to get them sharp. In 1897 ...
May 30, 2011 ... But then in 1828 a Frenchman named Bernard Lassimone invented the first
mechanical pencil sharpener. As noted by The Early Office ...
Dec 22, 2014 ... "French mathematician Bernard Lassimonne applied for the first patent (French
patent #2444) on pencil sharpeners in 1828, but it was not until ...
John Lee Love's pencil sharpener was patented in 1897. John Lee Love's first
invention was the plasterer hawk.
Feb 25, 2009 ... However the first mechanical pencil sharpener was invented by Therry des
Estwaux, also from France in 1847. It looked something like this:.
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Jan 31, 2007 ... John Lee Love, the inventor of the pencil sharpener, was a black man and
chosen because I wanted to black inventor represented.
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Feb 26, 2015 ... Black History Performance 2015. Kezia Love introduces John Love...