Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpener – Best Sharpener For Colored Pencils
So you want to buy a Bostitch electric pencil sharpener for colored pencils. But you don't know where to start? Don't stress at all! You've come to the right place. We know there are a ton of Bostitch Pencil sharpeners out there so it can certainly be overwhelming if you don't know what to look for. We will guide you through the various options of electric sharpeners so that you can make an informed decision when buying one.
The uninformed majority of people out there might believe that the electric sharpener is a waste of money as it is taking the lazy way out. We would like to debunk this notion flat out and explain some of the incredible benefits owning a bostitch electric pencil sharpener for artists. If you are an artists you know the importance of keeping your pencils sharp. This goes for both color and grey pencils. Perhaps you are a hobbyist who likes to color in? Keeping pencils sharp with a small manual sharpener can be a nightmare. The introduction of the Bostitch sharpener can be a game changer for you if you didn't know about them.
Lets discuss some of the benefits of the electric sharpener:
- The electric sharpener avoids mess
- It saves time when being creative or working
- Mostly cater to different shapes and sizes of pencils
At the same time there are also a few minor cons to the electric sharpener and those mainly pertain to the fact that they are battery operated so it will cost a tiny bit to maintain. This is an exceptionally small con and should definitely be overlooked when buying a bostitch sharpener.
1) Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpener - QuietSharp 6
What makes this designed for the classroom?
- The electric sharpener makes little noise: The almost-silent motor makes this Bostitch electric sharpener perfect for students and teachers at school for less distractions in the class environment. The silent factor makes this electric pencil sharpener great for libraries or any other place where silence is necessary.
- It is Safe for Kids: When the tray that holds the pencil shavings has been removed, the machine will not work thus making it a great safety feature. It contains Bostitch latest "shut-off" technology.
- Sticks to the Desk: Suction cups beneath the pencil sharpener improve the stability and overall sharpening experience.
- This Sharpener is fast: The speed of this sharpener leads to increased productivity as it goes up to seventy percent faster than other electric pencil sharpeners.
- Tip Saving Technology: Never know when to stop sharpening the pencil? no worries! This sharpener is equipped with a tip saving feature that prevents the user from sharpening the pencil too much.
- Support 6 different Sizes for Pencils: This is great for colored pencils as it can fit different sized pencil crayons so you will always get the best possible sharpen for your pencil.
- The Tray carries a large load: Instead of worrying about emptying the shavings tray, forget about it with this pencil sharpener as it holds a much higher volume of shavings in comparison to its competitors. You can also easily gauge where the shavings are at through the clear bowl.
Check out the video below which reviews the QuietSharp 6. We recomend watching the videos before buying your electric pencil sharpener.
2) Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpener - SuperPro 6
This Bostitch electric pencil sharpener was designed and produced for the highest professional and commercial workplaces. With this in mind, the SuperPro 6 has been made adhering to the highest standards so that it can maintain its reputation as one of the best electric pencil sharpeners for the commercial world.
- Even Faster Sharpening: The QuietPro was impressive at 70% but the SuperPro 6 sharpens colored pencils up to 75% quicker! That is really something quite astonishing.
- A Fan cools the Motor down: this is a safety feature of this particular electric pencil sharpener. It not only improves safety but efficiency as well as the device is able to withstand constant sharpening without any problems.
- The Pencil Sharpener switches off when the tray is out: This feature is pretty much standard on all Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners so expect this and a few others to be repeated.
Saves the tips of your pencil: Includes bostich's famous tip saver technology.
The Video below explains everything you need to know about the Super Pro 6 Bostitch electric pencil sharpener
3) Bostitch electric Pencil Sharpener - QuietSharp Glow | Best for Colored Pencils
A Much Quiet Sharpen
This model is able to take six different sizes of pencils and can easily be moved and changed around to fit your desired size. WHen the pencil has been put in the sharpener, the incredible technology of this electric pencil sharpeners motor is able to quietly sharpen pencils and colored pencils up to seventy percent quicker.
A Blue Light Indicated When Pencil is Sharp.
A blue LED light will flash when your pencil is ready and has been sharpened. This features assures the user won't sharpen his/her pencil crayons too much. A light was used instead of a sound to improve productivity in the quiet environment in which the electric pencil sharpener will be placed.
The Blade can be safely and easily replaced
This means that once the current blade becomes useless, you can easily and safely change it so the device will return back to its optimum working capacity.
Check out the Video below which explains everything you need to know about this Bostitch electric pencil sharpener for artists.
4) Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpener - QuietSharp Executive
If you are looking for a Bostitch electric pencil sharpener without busting your bank account then this QuietSharp Executive sharpener is definitely for you.
It maintains and upholds the high Stanley Bostitch standards which we are familiar with from their top of the range electric pencil sharpeners without being too expensive. If you are an artist, student or office on a budget, we recomend getting this QuietSharp Exec model.
The Electric pencil sharpener has the following features:
- Designed with efficiency in mind - keeping your desk neat and tidy without taking too much space from this pencil sharpener.
- Sharpens pencils 65% percent quicker - This is not bad at all considering the more expensive models are only 10-15% quicker.
- Has a safety switch internally.
- Sleek and elegant design perfect for personal or office use
- The Motor is reliable and has a lot of power whilst still being quiet and not making too much noise.
Check out the Video below which reviews the electric pencil sharpener:
5) Bostitch Electric Sharpener - Personal (Blue)
At number five on our list of electric pencil sharpeners we have the blue Bostitch personal sharpener. This is a fantastic space saving sharpener for your desk at home or at work. This is another electric sharpener that is great for those people on a budget. If you opt for the black model instead of the blue model, you knock off almost 3 dollars of the price!
Unlike many of the other models on the list above, this particular sharpener has only one hole for the pencils but don't let this put you off, this sharpener will fit almost every single office and school sized pencil in the world.
Some features of the Bostitch personal electric sharpener:
- Designed with space saving in mind
- Keep track of the pencil shavings with the see through bin.
- The shavings bin is also able to withstand larger amounts of pencil shavings
- Bostitch safety feature whereby the engines disengages when the shavings bin is removed.
- Up to 4 times longer life for the cutter
The motor of this awesome little personal electric sharpener is highly robust and will not stall. The result is a clean, precise and efficient sharpen every time for all of your pencils. We recommend a slightly higher model than this one if you are considering a pencil sharpener for colored pencils. If you are a sketch artist just using grey then this is a fantastic option for you.
6) Bostitch Battery Powered - Electric Pencil Sharpener
This is a great pencil sharpener if portability and compact size are of importance to you when buying a Bostitch. This electric pencil sharpener will fit nicely into any backpack and won't take up too much space on your desk.
Can't find a power source near you? You don't need one as this model runs on four AA batteries. It is highly recommended that you get the highest quality batteries for this device as the cheap batteries drain power much quicker.
Some features of the portable Bostitch pencil sharpener:
- The cutter will last up to four times longer
- The same Bostitch tip-saving innovation has been applied to this model. This means you won't over sharpen your pencils.
- Also, it once again features the Bostitch safety feature whereby the machine shuts down when the shavings bin has been removed.
- Runs on four batter, AA
7) Bostitch Twist-N-Sharp - Semi-automatic pencil sharpener
This particular pencil sharpener is not actually electric at all so if you are not interested, we certainly forgive you. Having said that, it had to make the list because they are so eye catching and because they have a seriously cool feature.
The feature is what makes this sharpener, "Semi-automatic" as I mentioned above because it has a twist mechanism that makes sharpening manually so much easier and so much quicker. It's really hard to explain so we suggest watching the review of this pencil sharpener below.
8) Vertical Electric Pencil Sharpener - Bostitch
This is a great space saving pencil sharpener as it stands vertically in comparison to the others featured above. The design is also modern and suits any workplace environment. This is without a doubt the best looking electric pencil sharpener on the market.
Bostitch also offers these electric sharpeners in different colors as you can see in the image below. These colors include:
It looks good, does it work good?
Yes, it most definitely does and it features all the top technology and innovations we've come to expect from Bostitch electric sharpeners.
The features are as follows below:
- Designed to stand vertically
- Vertical design makes for space saving
- Motor is protect with an overload system as well as a motor that does not stall.
- Prevents the user from sharpening too much.
9) Bostitch SuperPro Glow - Electric Pencil Sharpener
If you are looking for the top of the range electric pencil sharpener by Bostitch then this is the one for you. This is one of the best quality and high grade pencil sharpeners around today.
This model is great for normal pencils and is especially great for color pencil crayons.
Just take a look at the following features of this epic electrified pencil sharpener:
- The Motors is seventy five times faster than regular electric pencil sharpeners
- This device features cutters that will last up to 12 times longer. This means you very rarely have to change the cutters.
- The SuperGlow Pro makes little to no noise for a distraction and disruption free environment. (great for school or library)
- It has the option for six different pencil sizes
The coolest feature on this pencil sharpener is the Stop and Glow function. Basically, once your pencil is sharp, the device automatically shuts off and starts to Glow to let you know that it is done.
Watch the review on the SuperPro Glow below to get an idea about how this incredible machine works.
10) QuietSharp Vertical - Bostitch Pencil Sharpener Electric
This is the third Bostitch electric pencil sharpener in the QuietSharp range and is the space saver of the bunch. This is due to its vertical design. Not only do you get a sleek space-saving device but you also get the added bonus of a modern and elegantly designed electric pencil sharpener.
Sharpen Your Pencils Quicker
This device has a motor that will sharpen your pencils up to sixty five percent quicker. This means that less time is spent sharpening your pencils and more time can be dedicated to working and or being creative.
Know When to Empty
The bin that catches the pencil shavings is clear and thus you can easily tell when it is time to throw away the pencil shavings.
Avoids overdoing the Sharpen
This device once again features the Bostitch tip saving technology so that you never over sharpen your pencils and do damage to the led.
The Bostitch Safety Feature
Yet again we have another Bostitch electric sharpener for pencils that features the safety function whereby the device turns off when the bin is out.
Less noise from the machine
This electric pencil sharpener is pretty silent so you won't have to worry about disturbing your work colleagues.
11) Battery Powered Bostitch Pencil Sharpener
This is such a popular electric pencil sharpener that it is often out of stock. The reason it is so popular is due to it's incredibly compact size whilst still maintaining a top quality sharpen much like the bigger models.
This model also runs off two AA batteries so you can take this electric pencil sharpener with you literally anywhere. It also of course features many of the Bostitch features that we have already mentioned.
You also get a choice of color when buying this electric pencil sharpener. You can choose from:
We've mentioned the best Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners above.
There are so many more cool electric pencil sharpeners out there that are totally worth a mention. We thought we'd sneak a few honourable mentions in just for fun.
Lets Get Sharp!
Bostitch Old School Pencil Sharpener
We all remember one of these from the days when we were at school. If you're in school now, the chances are, you've probably still come across one of these at some point.
That is because these old school pencil sharpeners are still exceptionally good and this one in particular is the top of the range manual pencil sharpener.
Wendex Electric Pencil Sharpener - Best Electric Sharpener for Artists and Colored Pencils
This model needed a mention in this list because it is the best electric pencil sharpener for artists and the best for pencil crayons. As the image suggests, colored pencils are this sharpeners specialty.
Not only that, but it also features a pencil holder to store all of your sharp pencil. It's like what the quiver is to the arrow.
It also happens to have all of the features that the Bostitch electric pencil sharpeners have too. These include a clear shavings bin, tip saving technology, stall free motor etc.