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Is sharpening a $1 knife worth it?

Is sharpening a $1 knife worth it?

Cheap is expensive applies quite well when it comes to knives. When you use a cheap dull knife in your kitchen, you are more likely to injure you...

Is knife sharpening worth the time and money?

Is knife sharpening worth the time and money?

Knives are some of the most frequently used kitchen items. They are used for various things such as slicing, chopping, spreading, and cutting mult...

5 mistakes to avoid for a longer-lasting knife

5 mistakes to avoid for a longer-lasting knife

Every professional chef knows that the knife is an essential tool in their kit and should be well taken care of.  The average person just trying t...

Whetstones Essentials – All You Should Know

Whetstones Essentials – All You Should Know

Using whetstones to sharpen your blades will get them a lot sharper than using any other sharpening or honing gear like an electric sharpening mac...

To sharpen or not to sharpen cheap knives?

To sharpen or not to sharpen cheap knives?

Among the many questions, we get about sharpening cheap knives is "if the practice is worth the effort". Most individuals have this misconception ...

Difference between honing and sharpening knives

Difference between honing and sharpening knives

Every professional cook knows that there is a difference between honing and sharpening a knife. The difference may not be noticeable to most, but ...

Decoding Knife Sharpening Myths and Misconceptions

Decoding Knife Sharpening Myths and Misconceptions

There is a lot of misinformation online about pretty much everything, and knife sharpening and related activities have not been spared. One of the...

3 Main Types of Sharpening Stones To Use on your Straight Razor

3 Main Types of Sharpening Stones To Use on your Straight Razor

Most people who use a straight razor know that if it is not sharp enough, it can cause black spots. Not only are such spots uncomfortable, but the...

Choosing between a manual and electric knife sharpener

Choosing between a manual and electric knife sharpener

Knives are pretty affordable items, and you can always opt to buy another one every time you need a sharp one. However, this can be an inconvenien...

How To Maintain Your Waterstones?

How To Maintain Your Waterstones?

If you’re into knife sharpening, we’re sure you know your sharpening stones or water stones. However, it is quite surprising that even seasoned kn...

Why You Should Do Stropping

Why You Should Do Stropping

Sharpening your knife properly involves more than just running it a few times over a sharpening stone. There are several important aspects of the ...

Strong Reasons To Sharpen Your Own Knives

Strong Reasons To Sharpen Your Own Knives

So you just took the plunge and bought your first quality knife? Whether it’s a trusty pocket knife for your outdoor excursions or a quality c...