Introduction

If your pencils are not properly sharpening, the problem could be a dull or worn cutter. This guide will show you how to replace the cutter component of your Staples 34462 Electric Pencil Sharpener.

Image 1/1: Beware of loose pencil shavings falling on your workspace.
  • Pull out the shavings tray from the pencil sharpener.

  • Beware of loose pencil shavings falling on your workspace.

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  • Turn the pencil sharpener on its side.

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Image 1/1: Using the plastic opening tool, remove the back plastic feet.
  • Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove the two front 11.6mm screws.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the back plastic feet.

  • After removing the back plastic feet, using a Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two back 11.6mm screws.

  • The hole is deeper than you may think. It may take some time to get the screwdriver to click in.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to pull too forcefully as the panels are connected by wires.
  • Carefully pull apart the bottom panel from the top panel.

  • Be careful not to pull too forcefully as the panels are connected by wires.

  • Beware of pencil shavings falling out onto your workspace.

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  • Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove two 8.9mm flat edge screws from the top section of the top panel.

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  • Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove two 10.3mm screws from the middle section of the top panel.

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  • Carefully pull the cover from the top panel and set it aside.

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Image 1/1: Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove four 10.42mm screws.
  • Orient the top panel so that the sensor bracket is facing you.

  • Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove four 10.42mm screws.

  • Using a Phillips00 screwdriver, remove two 6.96mm screws.

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  • Pull out the outside cover to remove it from the cutter chamber and set them side by side.

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Image 1/1: Beware of pencil shavings and debris.
  • Carefully pull the cutter out of the cutter chamber.

  • Beware of pencil shavings and debris.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Very clear, easy to follow. Nice photos.

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