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Knife Sharpener

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Starting to sharpen and getting a whetstone. What grits? What brand do you recommend?

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by GOJIRA 5 years ago

Knife is getting a little dull (an understatement as it could barely score salmon last night) Do you think I should go the combo route or should I invest in individual stones? I know Chosera is rea...

Does it make sense that my knives are duller with Chef's Choice than my Honing Steel?

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by charlesherold 3 years ago

I have a set of knives (Calphalon) that were getting rather dull. I had, based on a youtube video, simply been running them over the honing steel about five times on each side after use. I decided ...

Global knife sharpening method

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by chaseg 1 year ago

I recently purchased an 8" Global chef's knife after what seemed like a good bit of research trying to find a decent first chef's knife. I have been planning on learning to sharpen knives using a ...

What knife sharpener do you use?

CHSeifert
by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I wonder what knife sharpener you use. I own the Global 220 and the 440 and also own the Yaxell combo 1000/600 grit stone. My knives get a ride on the Yaxell stones once every 2-3 months time...

What's your favourite knife brands in your home collection ?

CHSeifert
by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I wonder that your favourite knife brands are in your home kitchen collection ? Do you personally feel you get better knife performance and shaprness from the more expensive brands or do you hon...

I need to start getting water stones

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by Hiracer 2 years ago

I was given a "Japanese" knife for Xmas. Went out and bought a matching Japanese 3.5" parer to go with it. I have the old fashioned Arkansas whetstones, which may have worked fine with my Frenc...

Wutshof Ptec Electric Knife Sharpener

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by ChrisJM 2 years ago

Someone talk me out of this. I've wanted this thing for over two years but always balked at price. Yes, I could spend $3/blade to have a store sharpen my knives but the problem is convenience ...

Stepping Up My Game - Cutlery Advice Appreciated

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by ShortOrderDad 2 years ago

Hi all, Looking for advice on knives and sharpening. We've got the typical, nice-looking stuff you get as wedding presents: decent department-store stainless. The problem: I can put an edge on...

Diamond Stones

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by MissDior 2 years ago

Does anyone have experience with these? If so, please tell me what it's been like. I have two butcher knives (Chicago, 6") & a Victorinix (about 8" long) plus three new Victorinix paring kniv...

Handheld Knife Sharpening Question

TastyReuben
by TastyReuben 2 years ago

Please see the pictures below. I have a Wusthof handheld sharpener, pictured below. My question is pretty simple: to use it, should I drag the knife through held as straight as possible, or sh...

Hey Sharp Knife Nerds--What About Flatware?

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 7 years ago

With all the knife knowledge and esoterica on perpetual parade here at CH, I've never seen a post devoted to the humble table- or butter-knife. Yet, if you think about it, unless you're a butcher ...

Sharpening stones for a newbie

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by kgrey 3 years ago

I'm just getting into sharpening my own knives and the world of whetstones seems like a lot of fun but a ton of information to sort through. Can someone recommend me a good set of 2 or 3 stones...

Advice on electric knife sharpener

Nyleve
by Nyleve 3 years ago

Ok so if you just plain hate the things, please stop reading now. I understand that we will never see eye to eye and I'm ok with that. I need advice on buying a new knife sharpening machine - and I...

Are there different honing rods?

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by cocktailsauced 3 years ago

I've had my first "real" knife for almost a year now. It's an 8" classic wusthof chef's knife. I've gotten fairly handy with it, and I'm fairly certain I'm good at honing it and am doing so correct...

Knife sharpening - DIY vs Service

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by imanewbie 3 years ago

I've got a few knives I need sharpened. I've heard that knife sharpening is really an art and that u should just have them serviced by a professional 1-3 times per year. What are your thoughts? If ...

How and how often do you sharpen your knives?

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by zackly 4 years ago

I'm still struggling with keeping my knives razor sharp. I've wanted to buy a draw through electric sharpener but there are none that come with rave reviews from the cutlery cognoscenti here on Cho...

Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener

THoey1963
by THoey1963 5 years ago

Anyone use one of these? I went to the big box outdoor store today looking for recommendations on a knife sharpening kit for my Wusthof classic kitchen knives. The head knife clerk told me abou...

How does this qvc knife sharpener look to you?

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by BonBon79 3 years ago

I know people on here are generally not find of the pull-through knife sharpeners but how does this look to you? http://www.qvc.com/Kleva-S2-Counter-Top-Knife-Sharpeners-with-Suction-Base.produc...

Has anyone used a Wusthof electric knife sharpener

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by starvingwriter2b 3 years ago

My husband uses a steel to sharpen our Wusthof knives. I was thinking of getting a Wusthof electric knife sharpener for Christmas. Has anyone used one?

Is it pointless to buy an expensive knife if I sharpen/hone with a electric Chef's Choice 120?

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by DillThePill 3 years ago

Hi! I'm interested in upgrading my knives but I don't intend to send them to be professionally sharpened nor do I want to learn a manual process. I respect those of you who do but I want a simple r...