Your choice: $100 Restaurant.com gift card or $30 back in QuillCash™.

X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener

See pricing info, deals and product reviews for X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener at Quill.com. Order online today and get fast, free shipping for your business.
Item # 901-1072
  Model # 1072
76% of respondents would recommend this
Zoom in
X-ACTO® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener
$28.49 /Each
 When you buy 4+
Delivery Date:
Go
Enter Zip Code Parcel
Buy more & save! [Each]
Qty 1 4
Price $28.99 $28.49
Save 1%
  • Mount Type: Vacuum Mount
  • Holes: 1
  • Type: Manual
Description
Positive-lock pencil guide sharpens 8 sizes of pencils
  • Pencil stop prevents oversharpening
  • Vacuum-mounts on most horizontal, non-porous surfaces
  • Solid steel gears and Boston speed cutters with 30 cutting edges
  • Chrome receptable, black metal stand
Specifications
Technical Information Color : Assorted Holes : 1
Mount Type : Vacuum Mount
Product Information Application/Usage : Pencil Features : Guide - Locking
Receptacles : Yes Type : Manual
Physical Characteristics Height : 5-1/2" Width : 4"
Depth : 5-1/2"
Warranty Warranty : 2 Years Limited
Miscellaneous Country of Origin : USA Brand : X-Acto
Weight Weight : 1.53 lbs. per Each

Customers also bought

Accessories

Additional Items

Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener
 
3.9

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Stays sharp (9)
  • Well built (9)
  • Durable (8)
  • Light weight (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use (4)
    • Business (3)
    • Everyday  (3)
    • Home (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Midrange shopper (7), Quality oriented (7), Budget shopper (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Reviewed by 23 customers

    Sort by

    Displaying reviews 1-10

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »

     
    3.0

    Good sharpner.

    By Merchandise Lady

    from Poughkeespie, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

          This sharpener works great. The suction pad may take more than one try to adhere to desk, but once attached it stays put.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Not just any pencil sharpener

          By Nancy

          from Poinciana, FL

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

          Had one of these eons ago. Electric and battery pencil sharpeners replaced it. Got tired of batteries wearing out or having to locate the sharpener near an electric outlet. Searched for my favorite old friend. Found it at staples with the best price. Now I have a pencil sharpener right where I want it that I know will work when I need it. And the bonus - It will also work with my oversize pencils! Can't beat that.

           
          5.0

          Great

          By Pat

          from Denver

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

          I use this for craft models, i e:sharpening wood dowels et ect.. Works great!

           
          5.0

          Excellent

          By ptofimpact

          from Coastal NC

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to use
          • Light Weight
          • Stays Sharp
          • Well Built

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Business
            • Classroom
            • Home
            • Office

            Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

            A wonderful sharpener that actually 'sharpens' Pencils of different sizes. The vacuum base makes it convenient to bring from place to place, such as office to computer desk, and to workshop or garage.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Sharpens great but doesn't stay put

            By A son who breaks pencil leads

            from Tulsa, OK

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to use
            • Light Weight
            • Stays Sharp
            • Well Built

            Cons

            • See Comments
            • Vacuum Seal

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

            The vacuum seal may work better depending on the surface you have the sharpener on. Ours is on an office desk. It works fine until about the 3rd or 4th pencil, then the seal comes loose. I sharpen multiple pencils at a time, so I just reattach the vacuum. I had a battery operated pencil sharpener before this for the same cost or more and it never worked this well. Best pencil sharpener by far!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            Bad Product

            By The Admin

            from Catonsville, MD

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Cheaply Made

              Best Uses

                Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

                Purchased for work. This product will not stick to any surface.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                2.0

                Not worth it for the money

                By Stephanie

                from Grand Rapids, MI

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Environmentally Friendly
                • Sharpens quickly

                Cons

                • Sharpens unevenly

                Best Uses

                • Occasional use 

                Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

                We were really excited to find this pencil sharpener that we could mount to a table, not the wall, and that we could hand crank and not need batteries nor need to plug into an outlet. However, we are very disappointed with it. The suction on the bottom of the sharpener only lasts through one pencil sharpening at most. Sometimes it will even come off of the table while we're sharpening the first pencil after we re-suction. It's very frustrating. The other disappointment is that it sharpens unevenly. One portion/side of the pencil almost always remains unsharpened.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Great Sharpener

                By Mike the CPA

                from Indio CA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy to use
                • Stays Sharp
                • Well Built

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday 

                  Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

                  Needed one to replace a battery one tht did not work well. Need the exercise anyway :-)

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  2.0

                  Great Idea Bad Execution

                  By Mom

                  from Merrillville, IN

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to use

                  Cons

                  • Doesnt' Sharpen Well

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

                    I was very happy with the weight of this product when I first opened it but it doesn't sharpen very well. I would not repurchase

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    3.0

                    It's a good idea, but doesn't work

                    By Katie

                    from GA

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Pros

                    • Doesn't oversharpen
                    • Easy to use
                    • Looks nice
                    • Sharpens quickly
                    • Stays Sharp

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't stick to desk
                    • Falls from wall
                    • Vacuum mount doesn't work

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about X-ACTO® by Boston® KS Vacuum-Mount Pencil Sharpener:

                      I didn't want an electric sharpener because I didn't want to deal with batteries and I like the simple stuff. I wish I had purchased a sharpener that mounted to the wall with screws instead of this vacuum mount. I thought it would be great not to have holes in the wall, but regretting that choice. It fell off of the vertical side of my bookshelf twice and scuffed it up. I then affixed it to the horizantal surface of my desk and it stuck for about 15 minutes, then it was just sitting there not vacuum sealed. I am now vacuum mounting it to my desk surface only when I need to sharpen a pencil; it stays stuck long enough to get the job done. Then, I put it back where it is stored.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Displaying reviews 1-10

                      Back to top

                      Previous | Next »

                      Warranties & Services
                      Manufacturer's Warranty
                      Warranty : 2 Years Limited
                      loadingLoading...

                      See all categories

                      See all products

                      Education Purchasing Solutions

                      Quill Ideas

                      Quill Coupons

                      Bulk Office Supply Center

                      About Quill

                      Contact Us

                      Recycle Ink and Toner Cartridges for QuillCash

                      Think Pink Office Supplies

                      Join Us On: