How to Sharpen a Kitchen Knife on a Stone
Sharpening Knives with a stone
Need some tips on knife sharpening at home? Chef Vibs shares some easy tips for sharpening a knife at home.
A sharpening stone is best used for sharpening knives. Sharpening stones enhance the longetivity of the knife and helps keep them in good shape.
Here are some easy to follow tips to sharpen your knives at home with a sharpening stone.
• Place the stone on a damp towel to prevent it from slipping while the knife is being sharpened.
• The stone should be moistened with a little oil before sharpening.
• The knife is to be held at a 20 degree angle and pushed across the surface of the stone. The guiding hand is to be used to maintain even pressure on the knife.
• Once the entire length has been sharpened, the knife is flipped and the same process is repeated with the other side till the edge is fine and sharp!
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