Knife Sharpening

Comment Choisir le bon Couteau à Donner Comme Cadeau

Comment Choisir le bon Couteau à Donner Comme Cadeau

by Alex Dufort November 05, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Read this blog in english Si vous donnez un couteau comme cadeau c’est clairement parce que vous voulez donner le cadeau le plus cool possible. Vous voulez que le récipient hurle de joie après avoir ouvert la boîte! La dernière chose que vous voulez est qu’ils disent « Oh, un couteau....
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Honing Your Knife v.s. Sharpening Your Knife

Honing Your Knife v.s. Sharpening Your Knife

by Owen Whitinger October 16, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

I think we’ve been pretty consistent about how we feel about sharp knives  — they’re awesome. They’re easy and safe to use, they make cooking way more fun, plain and simple! Always having a high-quality kitchen knife on hand that can hold a keen edge for a very long time...
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How to Fix Your Broken Knife Tip

How to Fix Your Broken Knife Tip

by Nathan Gareau September 18, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

So, you broke your knife tip. I know your pain, I’ve done it too. Sometimes you just set the knife down a little too vigorously, or your coworker fires it into the sink, or you simply just drop it and next thing you know, it’s missing its tip. While chipping...
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How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

by Colin McGuire July 03, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

Maintaining the Most Important Knife Maintenance Tool Most knife lovers know that regular honing with a ceramic honing rod keeps your edge sharp for as long as possible between sharpenings. Didn’t know that?  Check out this blog post to learn more! Over time, your  ceramic honing rod will start to look dirty....
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Advanced Knife Sharpening: Thinning Your Blade, and the 'Taste of Sharp'

Advanced Knife Sharpening: Thinning Your Blade, and the 'Taste of Sharp'

by Naoto Fujimoto May 07, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

  Sharpening a knife is simple and easy: just grind the metal off from the edge at the same angle across the blade. But sharpening is also difficult — because there is so much more to it than that. If you just want to slice tomatoes easily, the job of sharpening...
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The Knifewear gear guide to Knife Sharpening

The Knifewear gear guide to Knife Sharpening

by Naoto Fujimoto May 07, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

We’ve all been there: You’re making a late night snack, or making lunches for the kids. You grab your trusty chef knife and promptly make a big mess, smashing and smooshing everything in sight. That was not fun, was it? Squished tomatoes suck, sliced tomatoes ROCK. We all know this....
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The Nagura Stone, Every Knife-Sharpener's Secret Weapon

The Nagura Stone, Every Knife-Sharpener's Secret Weapon

by Owen Whitinger April 15, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

In a previous article, we discussed the importance of having flat stones. Keeping your stones from getting dished out is paramount to getting proper results when sharpening a knife — but there’s still the matter of keeping your stones clean. Sometimes, a splash of water is all it takes to...
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To Thine Own Stone be True! How to Flatten Your Whetstones.

To Thine Own Stone be True! How to Flatten Your Whetstones.

by Owen Whitinger March 26, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

Around here we know just how fun sharpening knives is. The process of taking a lacklustre edge and polishing it up to a glorious mirror of steel is easily one of the most satisfying activities. Not only that, but when you’re done, you’ve got sharp knives, ready to take on...
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Chipped Knives: How they happen, how to avoid them and how we repair them.

Chipped Knives: How they happen, how to avoid them and how we repair them.

by Naoto Fujimoto November 26, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

Perhaps the worst day for a knife-owner is when you accidentally damage your precious blade. I have done this more than a few times, and you may have already done it once or twice as well. Just the other day, I broke the tip off of my knife when I...
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Naniwa Professional Stones – The Stone Formally Known as Chosera

Naniwa Professional Stones – The Stone Formally Known as Chosera

by Chris Lord March 20, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

Naniwa Professional Stones are what they claim to be, for professionals; ideally a professional chef or knife sharpener but a professional wrestler could likely find something dull to sharpen. These stones are longer lasting, more wear resistant and faster cutting than any other Naniwa stone. It helps to think of...
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The low down on single bevel knife sharpening

The low down on single bevel knife sharpening

by Naoto Fujimoto June 07, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

When you are sharpening single bevel knives like Yanagiba, Deba, and Usuba, there are definite right ways and definite wrong ways of doing it. If you sharpen single bevel knives the wrong way, not only will the knife not get as sharp as it should, but you can also ruin...
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Announcing Knifewear Waterstones

Announcing Knifewear Waterstones

by Mason Hastie January 31, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

As you may know, we have long been knife sharpening nerds. We have opinions and experience. After considerable efforts, we are pleased finally announce Knifewear brand Waterstones. We are extremely happy about how these have turned out, and can’t wait for you to try them.  These are made by Naniwa and...
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