How to Sharpen a Knife

Basic knives in a kitchen

Knife Sharpening

Knife Sharpening




 
 
Use this to sharpen your knives

Knife Sharpening

Add water to stone. Hold knife at a 20 degrees angle. Work from tip to bolster and bolster to tip. Repeat process on the other side of the knife.

Knife Sharpening

The more it catches the grains of your fingers, the sharper it is. Use a finer stone to refine the edges.

Knife Sharpening

Use sharpening steel to hone the knives

Knife Sharpening




 
 
Hold knife at a 20 degrees angle. Work from bolster to tip and tip to bolster, alternating sides. This will straighten the edge after it has been sharpened. You can also use a ceramic dish or mug to hone.

Knife Sharpening

Very simple. Now, you try it.

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