Knife Sharpening


Knife Sharpening With a Strop

by obillo 8 months ago

Years ago I tried a hack: sharpen a razor by stroking in backwards on a piece of cloth. It worked. Last year I saw one of those Hollywood Gunga Din movies of the 1930s; in it, there's a shaving sce...

Pro knife sharpeners in Santa Monica?

by Blade 18 years ago

Hello The edge on my Wustoff chef knife is Kaput. I read your Message Board Rules and thought this query fit in with restaurant chat. Anybody have a favorite knife sharpening shop that doesn't g...

Knife sharpening facts vs myth?

by sbbodcderf 9 months ago

I was researching whether knife sharpening steels wear out and was it time to replace it, when I ran across this video. What are your opinions?

Rada Knife Sharpener

by JosephInOhio 12 months ago

Picked up one of these handy-dandy doo-dads off eBay for $7.50 free shipping… Well I am waiting for my “real knives” to be shipped back from California to Ohio I have picked up a hodgepodge of t...

Knife Sharpening Service in Central NJ

by ThanksVille 5 years ago

Just had my battery of go-to cooking knives, (wustof classics, Shun, Global and a homemade butchering blade) given a complete sharpening and some re-profiling by Ziggy of ZB Sharpening. Locat...

Shun knife sharpening - anyone send them to Shun?

The Oracle
by The Oracle 9 years ago

When I purchased my Shun (Edo) knives, I noticed that you can send them into the company to be sharpened. I'm a little leery of doing so, because of a non-responsive gift-with-purchase offer I sub...

Japanese Knife Sharpening in Philadelphia

by EaglesFan1227 5 years ago

Hi Everyone, This is my first post, so I'd like to thank you in advance for all of your help! I had purchased a MAC Pro Chef Knife a few years ago, which was fantastic. I went to Neil's Sharp...

Advice needed - looking for HIGH quality Japan knife-series

by CHSeifert 3 years ago

Hey, I already own a good deal of Global SAI, Ni and Classic knives and 4 Zwilling Twin Cuisine. I almost bought 3 Miyabi 5000MCD 67, but in the last minute regeret it, and then almost bought 3...

Sharpening / Stropping to Make a Chef's Knife Razor Sharp

by hellskitchen6 3 years ago

Happy (almost) New Year, and greetings from a very freezing Midwest. I've been researching and (hope to) get into knife sharpening a bit more that I already have. Just have a 1000 grit stone tha...

What knife sharpener do you use?

by CHSeifert 3 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 ?

by CHSeifert 3 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...

Wusthof Classic Knife and Sharpening Stones

by Calfedon 3 years ago

While I've been cooking for many years, I haven't really invested in any good cookware until now. Recently, I purchased the tri-ply Tramontina 8 piece set, which I absolutely love. I already have a...

Knife sharpening near New Haven, CT?

by gothamdarkknight 10 years ago

Hey everybody. Anyone know where I can get knives occasionally sharpened in the New Haven area? Ideally, I'd like a place where I can just drop in, get them sharpened, and walk out with sharp kni...

Knife sharpening in Baltimore

by greglor 13 years ago

Anyone know a decent place to have my chef's knives sharpened in Baltimore? Thanks in advance.

Knife sharpening near Arlington MA?

by JuliusK 4 years ago

Like many of you, I used to go to Stoddard's to get my knives sharpened, however these days we are quite busy as a family and the trip is becoming inconvenient, plus the possibility of not being ab...

Tokyo/Kyoto 'minimalist' ceramics, Katsuobushi etc to USA, kaiseki kids and knife sharpening

by happynarwhals 4 years ago

Hi Going to Tokyo and Kyoto on Sat for 10 days and just thought you experts out there might know the answers to a few questions! (background.. lived worked in Tokyo and Kyoto about 20 yrs ag...

Stoddard's Cutlery NOT closed!

by Jenny Ondioline 5 years ago

Contrary to a discussion on another thread, Stoddard's is not closed. David Marks now has a stall inside Colonial Drug at 350 Watertown Street in Nonantum. I spoke with him at length today, and he ...

Learn to sharpen knives

by sle1313 4 years ago

I am interested in learning how to properly hone and sharpen my knives (for the record, I understand the difference). I own a quality honing steel and have purchased a whetstone, but even having wa...

Micro-serrated Blades for Food Processor

by ashleyg 4 years ago

Are micro-serrations necessary on the blades of a food processor? Should I be using a micro-serrated blade for some vegetables and a plan sharp blade for others? I'm looking to dice, julienne, chop...