knife sharpening


Sharpening stones

Some pros and cons of various sharpening stones.   Type Advantages Disadvantages Diamond   Fast cutting.   Long lasting.   Best choice for honing carbide tools.   Can be used dry – without water or oil.     Generally more expensive than other types.   Ceramic   Can be used dry – without oil or […]


Knife Sharpening

The description below is for a method of knife sharpening known as ‘Wire Edge Sharpening’ using a water stone Find a flat, stable surface to put your stones on.  The choice of what grit to use depends on how much work needs to be done to the knife. Immerse the stone in water; you should […]