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Push Or Pull When Sharpening A Knife? Correct Way Explained

Sharpening a knife is a learned skill, with right and wrong ways of performing the task. Many beginners are unsure if they should pull or push the knife while sharpening. We will clear up this aspect of knife sharpening to help you to improve your skill level. Pulling the knife edge across a whetstone trailing …

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Explained: Do (Electric) Knife Sharpeners Ruin Knives?

Knife sharpening is a maintenance task that is part of knife ownership, but it can be challenging if you are not familiar with sharpening knives and the tools and skills needed for the job. This is why we are always on the lookout for easier ways to keep our knives sharp. Can electric sharpeners fill …

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Step-By-Step GUIDE: How To Sharpen A Knife With A Whetstone

For many knife owners, sharpening their knives with a whetstone is the only way to go, especially for owners of Japanese knives. Whetstone sharpening requires skills that are only acquired by practice and experience, but we all have to start somewhere. We have compiled a step-by-step process to guide you in getting started sharpening your …

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List of The Easiest Knife Steels To Sharpen (With Examples)

A common question around the internet, what is the easiest knife to sharpen? It’s a complicated question because of the sheer number of different steel types out there. We’ll dive into this topic, but keep in mind you can sharpen a stick of butter with extreme ease, but it won’t hold an edge and will …

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Knife Sharpening With A Cheese Grater: It Is Even Possible?

There are so many hacks for sharpening knives that you can see online that it is not surprising that someone would come up with this one at some point. There are hacks for sharpening your knife on car windows to using kitchen scourers to put an edge back on your blade. Some are totally bogus, …

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DEMO: Can You Sharpen A Knife With A Bench Grinder?

Knife sharpening is a vast topic, and people are always looking for ways to put an edge on a knife with the tools they have on hand or looking for faster, more efficient ways to get their knives sharp. A bench grinder is essentially a sharpening power tool that you can use to sharpen garden …

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