Step 1: Gather Materials
You will need a knife and a pencil.
Step 2: Have Trash Can Near By
Always have a trash can when sharpening.
Step 3: Shave the Top
When shaving the top of a pencil try to find the lead.
Step 4: Carve the Pencil
Carve the pencil at an angle on each side of the hexagon shape.
Step 5: Carve Little Bits of the Lead Carefully
Carve gently, while carving the lead until you get a nice pointy tip...and that's all you have to do.