The excellent Lansky or similar GATCO knife sharpening system provides multiple angle choices to sharpen your knife. Which one should you choose? Which is the better choice if none fit perfectly? Let’s find out! All you need is a Sharpie or permanent ink felt tip marker and some nail polish remover or acetone to remove any ink that may remain when you’re done. Let’s get started.
CAN YOU LEARN TO FREEHAND SHARPEN KNIVES? Many people with unsteady hands, including those with Parkinson’s, have learned to hand sharpen knives effectively. Based on comments they leave on social media channels, they can learn to freehand sharpen knives. The reality is nobody knows if you can ever effectively freehand sharpen knives using unsteady hands….
is my 1000 grit stone enough to sharpen my chipped knife? Well, technically it will get the job done eventually, but a better choice would be to begin using a coarser grit in the 250-500 range first.
The purpose of knives is to cut things. To do that we sharpen them. If you’ve never known the satisfaction of using a razor sharp knife, until it dulls, then restore its edge to as good or better than before, let’s change that, together.