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Best Sharpening Stones To Keep Your Edge (2023)

Sharpening stones have become more popular in recent years as people look for more ways to keep their knives sharp. These three show off the variety of stones available today.

5 Best Knife Sharpeners [2022]

Whether a stone, a rod, or an electronic device, there are many quality knife sharpeners out there. These five are among the best of their type and worth your money.

5 Best Pocket Knife Sharpener Options [2022]

Sometimes you need a sharpener on the go. Whether at a worksite, on a hunt, or in the backyard, these five pocket knife sharpeners are everything you could want in a mobile sharpener.

5 Best Electric Knife Sharpeners [2022]

Whether it's an inexpensive model or one the chefs use, there's an electric knife sharpener out there for you. These are the five best electric knife sharpeners, in our opinion, on the market today.
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How To Use A Knife Sharpener

The knife sharpener is an excellent tool to have in your kitchen. No matter the model, they are easy to use and can help revive your knives.

How To Use A Whetstone

Knowing how to use a whetstone, or sharpening stone, can restore a dull blade and should be part of regular upkeep for your knives.
This is the strop on the 1500 grit sandpaper side of the strop stick. The angle is maintained while the smith slides the edge back and forth several times to break the burr. The smith travels the length of the stick and the length of the blade’s edge in a continuous motion.

Stropping: What It Is And How It’s Accomplished

What is the purpose of stropping? Is it the same as sharpening a knife? We’ll answer those questions and more on this finishing process.

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