What a perfect opportunity to whip out the camera for a video op. I was amazed at John's incredible box cutter-pencil-sharpening skills. This guy's a real pro and one day he should strongly consider opening up shop in the box cutter-pencil-sharpening business. Anyways, here is the video. Let me know if you can decipher and understand John's English in the comments:
What are the downsides of sharpening your pencil with a box cutter? According to John, it hurts your fingers. Give it some time, young buck, and eventually your skin will develop a nice callus.