Knife Sharpening Tip From a Master Bladesmith: Apply Adequate Pressure

Knife Sharpening Tip From a Master Bladesmith: Apply Adequate Pressure

There’s a big difference between running your knife along a sharpening stone and actually sharpening it. Here’s how much pressure a Master Bladesmith recommends you need when you’re sharpening a knife with a whetstone.

Learn how to pull the blade against the steel to sharpen the knife. How to Sharpen Knives: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/how-to-sharpen-knives/view-all

How to Sharpen Knives

Learn how to pull the blade against the steel to sharpen the knife. How to Sharpen Knives: http://www.familyhandyman.com/kitchen/how-to-sharpen-knives/view-all

You don't need a power tool to sharpen hatchets or axes—all you need is a sharp mill bastard file with a handle. Buy a good-quality file, and pick up a file brush while you're at it. Use the file brush to clean the metal filings from the file's teeth to keep it cutting well. Clamp the hatchet, then file the edges, following the original angle. The file cuts only on the push stroke, so don't go back and forth with a sawing motion. Start your stroke on one end of the blade and push the file…

Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

You don't need a power tool to sharpen hatchets or axes—all you need is a sharp mill bastard file with a handle. Buy a good-quality file, and pick up a file brush while you're at it. Use the file brush to clean the metal filings from the file's teeth to keep it cutting well. Clamp the hatchet, then file the edges, following the original angle. The file cuts only on the push stroke, so don't go back and forth with a sawing motion. Start your stroke on one end of the blade and push the file…

5 Tricks for Better Knife Sharpening | Preppers Survival Tips And Tricks by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/07/5-tricks-for-better-knife-sharpening/

5 Tricks for Better Knife Sharpening

5 Tricks for Better Knife Sharpening | Preppers Survival Tips And Tricks by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/07/5-tricks-for-better-knife-sharpening/

Infographic- I asked 55 knife sharpeners their no.1 recommendation to beginner knife sharpeners... here are the results!

Infographic- I asked 55 knife sharpeners their no.1 recommendation to beginner knife sharpeners... here are the results!

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