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Carbon Steel Knives -- Keep or Give Away?

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Carbon Steel Knives -- Keep or Give Away?

CindyJ | Jul 29, 2008 10:15 AM

I have two old carbon steel knives, a 10" chef's knife and a paring knife, that appear to be in good condition except that they are severely spotted and discolored. What can I do to bring their appearance back? Assuming that's even possible, how should they be maintained? And, is the effort worth it? I'm tempted to give them to someone who has more patience than I with these kinds of things.

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