Beginners Guide To Real Knife Sharpening



Curb your dull knives. Please. But also, if you don’t want to sharpen your knife, that’s okay too. I’m just giving you the option and ability to take your knife from dull …

31 thoughts on “Beginners Guide To Real Knife Sharpening

  1. robohippy says:

    From an old Hollywood black and white movie about Cyrano de Bergerac, "Hold the sword as you would a bird. Too tight and you kill it. Too loose and it flies away." Don't use the white knuckle grip…

  2. Madison Hang says:

    using a wet towel underneath might help the wet stone from moving too
    thanks for this. i use knifes all the time at work they are essential in the kitchen.
    Knife sharpening deserves a scientific survey and textbook

    a worthy everyday useful topic worth going in-depth for simple every day practical knowledge

  3. Stephen Moss says:

    It's an invaluable skill to learn from a food prep master. In the 1970's I was trained by a Vietnamese cook.

    To this day I use a simple stone you can buy from dollar tree using olive oil. Practice and feel the edge using a rowing motion. Hone the blade on every use using a Smith Honing guide for $6 on Amazon.

  4. kad vidim says:

    honing rods do not sharpen. Honing rods are meant to "straighten" the edge of your knife and maintain a straight edge, and can't actually do much for the sharpness of your knife

  5. Eric Schmidt says:

    My entire adult life I’ve wanted (but never had) a super sharp kitchen knife. I bought the stone in the video and 15 minutes later I’d unlocked this achievement. Thanks for the video! I don’t know I lived so long without this in my life. How often should I sharpen my knife?

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