Knife Sharpener

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Sharpening stones for a newbie

by kgrey 5 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

by Nyleve 5 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?

by cocktailsauced 5 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

by imanewbie 5 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?

by zackly 6 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

by THoey1963 8 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?

by BonBon79 6 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

by starvingwriter2b 6 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?

by DillThePill 6 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...

Which Chef's Choice model?

by carlyman 11 years ago

This is my first post!!! I have read countless entries for so long that have helped me with recipes, cookware, and the like. This place rocks! But it seems I've finally come to question that I c...

Wusthof Ptec Electric Sharpener

by ChrisJM 6 years ago

I've noticed that like many german brands they have a kung fu grip when it comes to holding the line on price. $149 seems to be the floor on their electric sharpeners. Do these ever go on sale?...

Why can't I sharpen my knife like a factory edge

by ukjason 8 years ago

So I have a 1000 grit Whetstone which I soak for 10-20 mins in water to get all the air out. I lay down a dam cloth so the stone wont move, then I proceed to sharpen. To sharpren I hold the knife e...

Handy knife-sharpening accessory - Why didn't I get one of these years ago?

tanuki soup
by tanuki soup 6 years ago

I just got a cheap little 20X jeweler's loupe. You can buy one of these things for just a couple of bucks on Amazon. It really lets you see EXACTLY what's going on at the edge of your blade - befor...

Tojiro DP 240mm Gyuto

by Arbez 6 years ago

I sharpen this knife with a 1k Cerax and 5k Rika, 10 deg back bevel and a 15 deg microbevel(which is back sharpened to 10 deg). When I perform horizontal tip swipes on a onion, it tends to wed...

Knife Toolsteels... What Do We Really Know? An Earth-Returning Counterexample

by kaleokahu 10 years ago

Inspired by discussion in another knife thread about esoteric very hard toolsteels cladded with softer ones, and the history, uses, ramifications, and relative advantages and disadvantages of this...

Best knife sharpener??

by bigalspop 15 years ago

Any suggestions for a dependable knife sharpener? thanks hounds

Cheap handheld sharpener vs a $20 honing steel?

by MaximilianKohler 7 years ago

Would this Victorinox $20 honing steel ( www.amazon.com/dp/B00092RFTS ) do a significantly better job at sharpening kitchen knives vs this $2 handheld ceramic ( http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0033278TI ...

Does anyone use the Chefs Choice M130 knife sharpener?

by CindyJ 10 years ago

America's Test Kitchen has recommended this knife sharpener. It's a bit pricey, so before I consider it I'd love to hear opinions or words of advice from anyone who has been using it. Thanks!

Knife sharpener for Victorinox knives

by fldhkybnva 7 years ago

What's the best way to sharpen a set of Victorinox knives? I have a fairly new set of knives which have really lost their edge in a few months and I would like to sharpen them but have no idea whe...

Anysharp knife sharpener.. Anyone have this one?

by Joyfull 10 years ago

Just spotted the Anysharp knife sharpener on Amazon, and am wondering if its just another piece of junk like so many others, or is it worth buying? I've read quite a few reviews on more expensive k...