Large capacity shavings reservoir can hold a lot of shavings. Scraps will not fall out easily when the top open lid is closed. It could sharpen your pencil over 3, 000 times. Open the cover of the reservoir to pour out the pencil shavings when finished, not adding too much trouble. This pencil sharpener can replace the blade to extend the life of the pencil sharpener. Replacement blades are already on the way and will be online soon.