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Sneak Peek: 2 NEW Articles: " How To Sharpen A Knife" & "Everythign You Need To Know About Knives"

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    Sneak Peek: 2 NEW Articles: " How To Sharpen A Knife" & "Everythign You Need To Know About Knives"

    For this sneak peak we have a new article on how to hone and sharpen your knives. A sharpe knife is key in the kitchen or around the pit. Knowing how to hone and sharpen your knives is always a useful skill to have. Check it out!

    How To Hone and Sharpen A Knife, by Dave Joachim
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    Everything You Need To Know About Knives! by Dave Joachim

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    Thanks for posting. Just to clarify, we are pulling the knife across the stone with our right hand to start, left to right, and the blade is on the left side. Correct?


      Spinaker thanks for the heads up. I would like to point to the September-October "Cooks Illustrated" magazine where they tested numerous honing steels. A good honing steel can keep a good knife sharp for much longer between sharpening. But it has to be a good one.

      As far as sharpening I have a Chef's Choice 120 electric to sharpen and hone my 20 plus kitchen knives. I have a 6 month schedule to sharpen all my knives +//-. Some get used more some get used less. I only use wood cutting boards.


        Nice article. Given some in my family that don’t know the difference between a serrated versus a straight blade, I tend to use cheap knives and use a honing steel often to help keep them sharp.


          Read this past Saturday. Good read with great info.


            The technique is very important when sharing something. I've seen too many people ruining good knives because they didn't know what they were doing. It's normal to don't know what to do and you should take them to a professional like https://www.silveredgesharpening.com/ in order to avoid any kind of damage. Or, you can start learning how to do it by picking up a cheap knife that you have, that you don't care much about. It's not that difficult, to be honest, you just need good technique. Make sure that you're going to post the results, because I'm really curious about this
            Last edited by neredryn; September 18, 2021, 01:49 PM.


            • RonB
              RonB commented
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              If you are for real, I apologize in advance, but we get a lot of spammers trying to sneak in by posting on old threads. So, if you are truly interested in what this site has to offer because you like to grill and/or BBQ, welcome and tell us what you are cooking on and what you like to cook.

            • HawkerXP
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              Especially if you are sharpening "The Sword of Scone!"

            Nice avatar, but me thinks the name says it all.



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