Knife Sharpening

Knife Sharpening
Knife Sharpening

Professional Knife Sharpeners

Even though humans have been cooking for centuries the basic kitchen tools stay the same, the knife is one of those tool. In almost all of today's kitchens keeping a knife sharp only calls for a simple pull-through knife sharpener, sharpening stone, or sharpening steel should be enough. In fact, this occasional task takes just a bit elbow grease, and your knifes will be back in top condition in no time. On the other hand, if you use your tools frequently, often find yourself chipping them or otherwise wearing them down, or are a professional chef or anyone else who uses a selection of kitchen knifes on an everyday basis, you will want to consider a business or professional model. Keeping your knifes sharpened will allow you to focus on your work, not your tools.

In the previous couple of years most of the people moved to knife sharpener that is electric. This helps reduce the effort an means you don't have to manually pull each knife thru the sharpener multiple times. Those with angle guides can further cut back the work wanted to quickly and efficiently sharpen your knifes. With an electrical sharpener, even a particularly lifeless kitchen knife can be sharpened in mere seconds. Plus, electric sharpeners can simply handle high-volume sharpening without wearing down.

If you're looking for a good sharpener there are a few solid ground rules you need to doubtless follow. Choose a fine quality electrical sharpener or sharpening wheel that is meant to stand up to the quantity of use you require. Choose the grit size according to your requirements ; if you plan to sharpen your knifes daily, choose a finer grit, while more occasional sharpening may need a rougher grit to remove more metal from the blades.

If you're a cook who needs extra-sharp knifes available straight away, this solution can give you the sharpest edge possible with just some passes.

If you use many tools with lades,eg axes or chainsaws, you can also sharpen these yourself rather than sending them out for pricey upkeep. Often , you will not be in a position to use an electrical sharpener because these sharpeners have a slot for the knife blade, and are designed for kitchen-sized knifes. A grinding wheel can also be used to sharpen such odd-sized blades.

Using your own knife sharpener can save everyone a bunch of cash because you may no longer need to send your blades out for professional knife sharpening. No matter what kind of knifes or blades you use on an everyday basis, you will find a sharpening option that will enable you to sharpen them yourself.

In any case it is a sure thing that keeping your kitchen knives sharp will save you a lot of energy and effort, will make your cooking experiance much nicer and easier, and that keeping the kinves in good condition will make sure you will be able to use them for many more years to come. The one more hting you need to know about sharp knives is the fact that a sharp knive is also a cleaner knife, it might sound like a detail, but sometimes you need to make sure your knives are sharp and clean.
.

About the Author

Gorko Lortui writes about home and kitchen tools, giving tips and ideas on better home and kitchen management

Is it better to use a flat stone or ceramic rods for sharpening a knife? And which is easier?

Ceramic and metal rods simply realign the microscopic "teeth" on the metal of the blade, they do not actually sharpen the knife. Using a knife especially on cutting boards other than wood, dulls them by misaligning the cutting edge.
A stone will sharpen the knife if used properly, but I don't know a lot of people who know how to do that. The proper angle is about 22.5 degrees for either product. However, the sharpening stone actually sets the edge by scraping a very tiny bit of steel off. Some hunters I know will use an oiled sharpening stone on their knives, saying the oil assists in the process by keeping the metal blade cooler and more lubricated, thus lessening the potential for putting infinitesmal dull spots on the sharp edge.

I am not sold on the roller type sharpeners you can buy or those that come on can openers. They don't allow a lot of control. However, they will do some sharpening.

Many professional cooks send their special knives to pros for sharpening, at a cost of between $5 and $10 a knife. They then use the ceramic or metal honing rod just to keep the edge in alignment.


African Hand Carved Wooden Salad Fork And Wall Hanging Ebony
African Hand Carved Wooden Salad Fork And Wall Hanging Ebony
$9.99
Time Remaining: 30m

SUGAR TONGS W BEADED EDGE GERMAN 800 SILVER
SUGAR TONGS W BEADED EDGE GERMAN 800 SILVER
$29.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $29.99

LARGE STERLING SERVING FORK REED AND BARTON BURGUNDY
LARGE STERLING SERVING FORK REED AND BARTON BURGUNDY
$119.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $119.99

Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Dinner Knives 8 5 8
Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Dinner Knives 8 5 8
$2.50
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $2.50

Wusthof Dreizack 4522 Knife 8 Blade
Wusthof Dreizack 4522 Knife 8 Blade
$19.99
Time Remaining: 30m

Vtg Tramontina Inox Brazil Bread Knife Wooden Handle Full Tang Three Rivet
Vtg Tramontina Inox Brazil Bread Knife Wooden Handle Full Tang Three Rivet
$14.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99

Oneida CITYSCAPE STAINLESS Sugar Spoon 490494
Oneida CITYSCAPE STAINLESS Sugar Spoon 490494
$25.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $25.99

Centrum Gourmet 5 Piece Gardener Spreader Set for Jams Cheese Condiments NIB
Centrum Gourmet 5 Piece Gardener Spreader Set for Jams Cheese Condiments NIB
$11.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $11.99

Boston Warehouse Wine and Cheese Cheese Spreaders Set of 4 Stainless Steel NIB
Boston Warehouse Wine and Cheese Cheese Spreaders Set of 4 Stainless Steel NIB
$11.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $11.99

TWO ONEIDA COMMUNITY FROST FIRE STAINLESS SILVERWARE DINNER FORKS
TWO ONEIDA COMMUNITY FROST FIRE STAINLESS SILVERWARE DINNER FORKS
$12.00 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 30m

TRU HONE COMMERCIAL PROFESSIONAL ELECTRIC KNIFE SHARPENING SYSTEM FOR REPAIR
TRU HONE COMMERCIAL PROFESSIONAL ELECTRIC KNIFE SHARPENING SYSTEM FOR REPAIR
$145.00 (25 Bids)
Time Remaining: 30m

Japanese Matsunaga KING Whetstone Sharpening Stone K 45 1000 Medium from Japan
Japanese Matsunaga KING Whetstone Sharpening Stone K 45 1000 Medium from Japan
$14.50
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $14.50

MAC Bread Knife 270mm SB 105
MAC Bread Knife 270mm SB 105
$72.97
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $72.97

Christmas Xmas Tableware Silverware Dinner Party Decoration Cutlery Holder Set
Christmas Xmas Tableware Silverware Dinner Party Decoration Cutlery Holder Set
$3.28
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $3.28

LOT 9 BARCLAY GENEVE STAINLESS COCKTAIL SEAFOOD FORKS KNIVES NICE
LOT 9 BARCLAY GENEVE STAINLESS COCKTAIL SEAFOOD FORKS KNIVES NICE
$12.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $12.99

12 ONEIDA USA MADIE STAINLESS KNIVES KNIFE
12 ONEIDA USA MADIE STAINLESS KNIVES KNIFE
$12.00
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $12.00

LOT 9 NASCO STAINLESS COSTELLANO Floral Pattern
LOT 9 NASCO STAINLESS COSTELLANO Floral Pattern
$14.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99

3 STAINLESS STEEL KOREA FLATWARE CANE BAMBOO FORKS
3 STAINLESS STEEL KOREA FLATWARE CANE BAMBOO FORKS
$14.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99

LOT 8 FARBERWARE STAINLESS FORKS
LOT 8 FARBERWARE STAINLESS FORKS
$21.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $21.99

LOT 14 ARMACK AMK13 Stainless Floral Handle Round Tip Nice
LOT 14 ARMACK AMK13 Stainless Floral Handle Round Tip Nice
$19.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $19.99

LOT 12 FARBERWARE STAINLESS SPOONS KNIVES
LOT 12 FARBERWARE STAINLESS SPOONS KNIVES
$13.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $13.99

Lauffer Stainless Memoir Germany your choice household use Towle
Lauffer Stainless Memoir Germany your choice household use Towle
$9.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99

5P Chef kitchen knife set Bread Fruit cook Knives magnet block Stainless Steel M
5P Chef kitchen knife set Bread Fruit cook Knives magnet block Stainless Steel M
$64.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $64.99

Alain Saint Joanis Flatware Tablespoon set of 6
Alain Saint Joanis Flatware Tablespoon set of 6
$69.99
Time Remaining: 31m
Buy It Now for only: $69.99

NANIWA Whetstone QA 0124 3000 1000 Japan sharpening stone waterstone New Japan
NANIWA Whetstone QA 0124 3000 1000 Japan sharpening stone waterstone New Japan
$26.68
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $26.68

Ken Onion Rain American Red Oak 11 Slot Knife Block Kitchen Storage Organizer
Ken Onion Rain American Red Oak 11 Slot Knife Block Kitchen Storage Organizer
$139.99
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $139.99

85 Pc Set Japan Select Stainless Mid Century Flatware Includes Serving Pieces
85 Pc Set Japan Select Stainless Mid Century Flatware Includes Serving Pieces
$26.99
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $26.99

Calvin Klein 2pc Hostess Set Discontinued opened
Calvin Klein 2pc Hostess Set Discontinued opened
$21.25
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $21.25

 Gorgeous Vintage PARLIAMENT Japan GOLDTONE Serving SET
Gorgeous Vintage PARLIAMENT Japan GOLDTONE Serving SET
$39.99
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $39.99

pfaltzgraff silverware Bone Colored Handles Butter Knives
pfaltzgraff silverware Bone Colored Handles Butter Knives
$2.99
Time Remaining: 32m

Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Tea Spoons 6 5 8
Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Tea Spoons 6 5 8
$4.50
Time Remaining: 32m
Buy It Now for only: $4.50

Vintage Titanium Scissor Handmade Cross Stitch Sewing Sharp Tailors Scissors
Vintage Titanium Scissor Handmade Cross Stitch Sewing Sharp Tailors Scissors
$2.24 (4 Bids)
Time Remaining: 33m

JA HENCKELS Peeler Knife Early 1960s Made In Solingen Germany Mint Condition
JA HENCKELS Peeler Knife Early 1960s Made In Solingen Germany Mint Condition
$44.99
Time Remaining: 33m

Pink Rabbit Style Wooden Chopsticks from Japan Made in Japan For Sale
Pink Rabbit Style Wooden Chopsticks from Japan Made in Japan For Sale
$3.00
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $5.00

Hampton Forge Kendo 15 Piece Knife Block Set Kitchen Cutting Slicing Cooking
Hampton Forge Kendo 15 Piece Knife Block Set Kitchen Cutting Slicing Cooking
$209.99
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $209.99

UNITED CUTLERY EDGE MAROON BARTENDER TOOL
UNITED CUTLERY EDGE MAROON BARTENDER TOOL
$7.45
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $7.45

Silver Lace Sugar Spoon Silverplate International 1847 Rogers Bros
Silver Lace Sugar Spoon Silverplate International 1847 Rogers Bros
$13.08
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $13.08

1PC Titanium Scissor Handmade Cross Stitch Sewing Sharp Tailors Scissors CT01
1PC Titanium Scissor Handmade Cross Stitch Sewing Sharp Tailors Scissors CT01
$2.00 (10 Bids)
Time Remaining: 34m

Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Oval Soup Spoons 7 5 8
Oxford Hall Stainless Brittany 2 Oval Soup Spoons 7 5 8
$3.50
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $3.50

Sliver Stylish Design Cutlery Kitchen Utensil Wall Clock Spoon Fork Clock 1PCS
Sliver Stylish Design Cutlery Kitchen Utensil Wall Clock Spoon Fork Clock 1PCS
$18.92
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $18.92

Tomita Cutlery 800 Nisaku FIELD OUTDOORKNIFE Machetes Landscaping Digging Tool
Tomita Cutlery 800 Nisaku FIELD OUTDOORKNIFE Machetes Landscaping Digging Tool
$22.01
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $22.01

TOISHI Water Stone Whetstone Knife Sharpener King K 45 no 1000 Brown Japan new
TOISHI Water Stone Whetstone Knife Sharpener King K 45 no 1000 Brown Japan new
$13.90
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $13.90

KYOCERA Ceramic knife Santoku knife large Orange FKR 160 OR Japan new
KYOCERA Ceramic knife Santoku knife large Orange FKR 160 OR Japan new
$47.90
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $47.90

Kyocera GF 502 BU Ceramic Knife Peeler Slicer Kitchen Board Japan new
Kyocera GF 502 BU Ceramic Knife Peeler Slicer Kitchen Board Japan new
$80.19
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $80.19

21 Piece Kitchen Cutlery Set Stainless Steel
21 Piece Kitchen Cutlery Set Stainless Steel
$19.99
Time Remaining: 34m
Buy It Now for only: $19.99

Rada Cutlery G213 2 piece Carving Gift Set
Rada Cutlery G213 2 piece Carving Gift Set
$26.35
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $26.35

FIMO CUTE SPOONS blue owls 2 PIECES
FIMO CUTE SPOONS blue owls 2 PIECES
$13.99
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $13.99

Estia DORIAN STAINLESS Place Oval Soup Spoon 118446
Estia DORIAN STAINLESS Place Oval Soup Spoon 118446
$3.99
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $3.99

42 Pcs International Stainless Steel Flatware Set Knife Fork Spoon Floral Flower
42 Pcs International Stainless Steel Flatware Set Knife Fork Spoon Floral Flower
$34.99
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $34.99

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 5 Spoons Teaspoons
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 5 Spoons Teaspoons
$4.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $19.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 2 Sugar Spoons
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 2 Sugar Spoons
$2.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $14.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 2 Spreader Knives
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 2 Spreader Knives
$2.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $9.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Dinner Forks
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Dinner Forks
$4.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $11.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Dinner Knives
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Dinner Knives
$5.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $14.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 3 Dinner Forks
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 3 Dinner Forks
$4.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $9.95

Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Spoons Teaspoons
Oneida Community Plate Flatware Bird of Paradise 1923 4 Spoons Teaspoons
$4.95
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $19.95

Rattleware 25630 Basic Stainless Steel Knock Box Set Silver
Rattleware 25630 Basic Stainless Steel Knock Box Set Silver
$60.41
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $60.41

47 Pcs Set Oneida USA Flight Reliance Stainless Flatware Knife Fork Spoon
47 Pcs Set Oneida USA Flight Reliance Stainless Flatware Knife Fork Spoon
$44.99
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $44.99

Naniwa Blue Super Stone in Stand S1000 stone
Naniwa Blue Super Stone in Stand S1000 stone
$42.22
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $42.22

Reflections Cutlery Combo 180 Count
Reflections Cutlery Combo 180 Count
$24.27
Time Remaining: 35m
Buy It Now for only: $24.27

"In Association with Amazon"

RTIC 30 oz. Tumbler RTIC 30 oz. Tumbler
Sale Price: $8.50
 
Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid Food Storage Container, 42-Piece set Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid Food Storage Container, 42-Piece set
Sale Price: $8.78
 
Yeti Coolers Rambler Tumbler, Silver, 20 oz, one size Yeti Coolers Rambler Tumbler, Silver, 20 oz, one size
List Price: $35.99
Sale Price: $23.50
You save: $12.49 (35%)
 
KitchenIQ 50009 Edge Grip 2 Stage Knife Sharpener, Black KitchenIQ 50009 Edge Grip 2 Stage Knife Sharpener, Black
Sale Price: $2.99
 
Hefty Everyday Assorted Colors Party Cups, 16 Oz, 100 Count Hefty Everyday Assorted Colors Party Cups, 16 Oz, 100 Count
Sale Price: $7.79
 
Grivitz - Handle for 30 oz YETI Rambler Tumbler, RTIC and Other 30 oz Tumblers Grivitz - Handle for 30 oz YETI Rambler Tumbler, RTIC and Other 30 oz Tumblers
Sale Price: $2.99
 
Chinet 10 3/8 Dinner Plate 100-count Box Chinet 10 3/8 Dinner Plate 100-count Box
List Price: $20.48
Sale Price: $13.86
You save: $6.62 (32%)
 
Totally Bamboo 3 Piece Bamboo Cutting Board Set, For Meat & Veggie Prep, Serve Bread, Crackers & Cheese, Cocktail Bar Board Totally Bamboo 3 Piece Bamboo Cutting Board Set, For Meat & Veggie Prep, Serve Bread, Crackers & Cheese, Cocktail Bar Board
Sale Price: $9.55
 
Yeti Coolers Rambler Colster Yeti Coolers Rambler Colster
List Price: $37.99
Sale Price: $24.94
You save: $13.05 (34%)
 
Rubbermaid No-Slip Cutlery Tray, Large, Black, 1.9 x 11.9 x 15.1 Rubbermaid No-Slip Cutlery Tray, Large, Black, 1.9 x 11.9 x 15.1
Sale Price: $5.71
 



Thank You
We hope you found the
Knife Sharpening

you were looking for.