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Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty

Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty

Item: 884259    Model: 39668

Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty
3.5stars
( 245 reviews)
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  • Contemporary design with quality cutting performance
  • Recommended for personal or small office use (up to 5 uses per day)
  • Built-in safety switch automatically stops motor
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Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty
 
3.6

(based on 246 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (67)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (33)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (77)
  • Light weight (41)
  • Easy to sharpen (29)
  • Durable (28)
  • Well built (26)

Cons

  • Cheaply made (12)
  • Difficult to sharpen (12)
  • Dulls easily (5)
  • Inefficient (4)
  • Unreliable (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (43)
  • Home (43)
  • Everyday  (24)
  • Office (16)
  • Occasional use  (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (67), Quality oriented (50), Midrange shopper (40)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (75), Business (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (120), Yes (14)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great Product

This product is used at our small school. We have purchased many sharpeners but this is by far the best. It sharpens quickly and efficiently. I was very pleased especially for the price.

This product is used at our small school. We have purchased many sharpeners but this is by far the best. It sharpens quickly and efficiently. I was very pleased especially for the price.

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Most Helpful Negative Review

 

Is it the Pencil Or the Sharpener?

I have been having Pencil Sharpening DRAMA for a very long time, YEARS.
Of course I first blamed it on the pencil, as I was of course buying Staples brand pencils....Read complete review

I have been having Pencil Sharpening DRAMA for a very long time, YEARS.
Of course I first blamed it on the pencil, as I was of course buying Staples brand pencils. But 90% of the pencil points immediately after sharpening WOULD BREAK RIGHT OFF! So naturally I bought More Expensive Pencils! Same thing happens! So what is the next step? BUY A NEW SHARPENER- Right?? Exactly.......which is what I did, THIS ONE- right here. Still have broken pencil points.

Now one will then blame the pencil sharpener OPERATOR and not the equipment.

EVERYONE IN MY OFFICE HAS BROKEN PENCIL POINTS.
I give up......Im going to use a wood wittler from now on :(

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5.0

Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharp

By Elizabeth Vlassopoulos

from Astoria, New York

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty:

I bought this stapler last year to use in my 1st grade class. This stapler is worth its weight in gold. I no longer have a line of students that snake around the classroom as students wait on line to sharpen their pencils as in the past. This sharpener sharpens a pencil in seconds. Hooray!!! My students are now spending more time on their writing instead of sharpening. I originally had second thoughts about spending the money on it, but I am so glad that I went ahead with the purchase. It's paid for itself many times over since I purchased it.

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5.0

Electric Pencil Sharpener

By Staples

from Corona, CA 92883

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty:

Verey effective for sharpening standard wood pencils. Handy enough to store on desk top.

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5.0

StaplesDesk Mate Pencil Sharpener

By Lindawag

from Delmar, DE

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty:

I needed a pencil sharpener that was kid-friendly for my grandchildren to be able to sharpen regular pencils and colored pencils. They visit me a lot, and one of their favorite things to do is crafts and artwork. Having a sturdy and easy to use sharpener will be a time-saver for me while they are playing. They can easily sharpen their own pencils without having me do it every time. I would recommend this to any one who has need to sharpen pencils at their home. I do not think it would be suitable for constant use like in a class room, but it is perfect for home use.

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4.0

Staples Pencil Sharpener

By Michael Kaminski

from Richmond, MI

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty:

On balance, the pencil sharpener does an adequate job. Two issues that may be unique to my sharpener. 1. It is a little difficult to insert the pencil to be sharpened. It appears that either the pencil is too large or the sharpener is too small. I used a standard pencil. 2. When sharpened, the pencil point is very thin and very sharp. This has resulted in lead breakage with very little pressure when used. Although I detect these "problems" I still believe the sharpener is worth buying.

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4.0

Decent sharpener

By TP

from Westchester County, NY

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Comments about Staples® Desk Mate Electric Pencil Sharpener, Light-Duty:

Motor sounds labored but it does the job.

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