David Rees is a cartoonist who, prior to his Artisanal Pencil Sharpening service, was most famous for clip-art comic Get Your War On. Rees' latest venture promises to sharpen your pencils by hand, recalling the age-old craft that electric sharpeners made obsolete. Yes, he's serious.
The Artisanal Pencil Sharpening website even features testimonials from satisfied customers. For $12, you'll get a pencil personally sharpened by David Rees.
Implications - The craftsman can be seen within the gallery, hard at work, sharpening pencils to perfection. When he sharpens a pencil for you, you even get the shavings in a little plastic baggy. David Rees claims that by sending the shavings back, you know your pencil has been properly sharpened with quality and care.
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