How to Sharpen a Convex Edge?

Even though the key reason for a blade to exist is to cut, not all blades are created equal. More to the point, they don’t uniformly cut the same way. There’s nuance to every cut they make. This ensures that one blade might be suitable to certain jobs while another blade should be used on … Read more

How to Sharpen a Shun Knife

Certain knives need to be sharpened in a certain way or else you risk wearing them down or damaging them. At the very worst, you might end up with a knife you can accidentally break or snap apart into two because you’ve been sharpening them wrong. At best, you can end up with a not-so-sharp … Read more

How Does Baking Soda Remove Rust from Knives?

What is the worst thing you had to remove or clean off your knife? The nastiest we have encountered is rust. Fortunately, you can easily clean it off with baking soda that you can find in your kitchen cupboard. Now you may be wondering, “how does baking soda remove rust from knives?” How Do You Use … Read more

How to Clean a Whetstone in 4 Simple Ways

A sharpening stone plays a crucial role in keeping your knives, chisels, and other sharpening tools in great shape. One way to do that is to clean your sharpening stones after using it. Cleaning your whetstones will ensure the longevity of your sharpening tools as well as the efficiency of your knives. After all, if … Read more

How to Use Japanese Water Stones Effectively in 7 Ways

A Japanese water stone, also known as a whetstone, is a solid block of coarse material you can use to sharpen different tools. It uses water in order to work its “magic” of steel sharpening, whether you’re sharpening a knife or scissors. With that said, you need to familiarize yourself when it comes to how … Read more

How To Use A Diamond Sharpening Stone?

If there’s anything that can affect how long or how well you can use your knives, it is how you maintain them. Thus, knowing how to use a diamond sharpening stone to sharpen your knives something you should know. If you want productive work in the kitchen without forcing your way in cutting meat and … Read more

How to Select the Right Natural Whetstone

Are you one of those who prefer using natural over synthetic whetstones? In this case, you’ve come to the right place. Some people understand the value of natural whetstones, especially its purest form. One of the main reasons people are drawn to its natural form is because of its amazing polishing ability. Natural whetstones are … Read more

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