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Sharp knives are a pleasure to use

MORE FUN Cooking with sharp and well maintained knives is simply more fun. Preparing for a family lunch or a dinner party with friends can feel like a dreaded chore - especially if your knives are ruining the ingredients you just bought. Literally...
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Top 5 Reasons To Get Your Knives Professionally Sharpened

PRESERVE FLAVORS AND INTEGRITY Delicate ingredients, like herbs, will look fresher for longer if you slice through them with a sharp blade. A dull knife will crush more of the cells surrounding the item you are cutting, which ultimately accelera...
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How To Use A Honing Steel

Why you should use a honing steel A honing steel (or rod) will help keep your knives sharp and well aligned in between professional sharpening treatments. Honing doesn’t replace professional sharpening - but it will prolong the sharpness of the cu...
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How To Maintain Your Knives

SHARPENING Depending on how much you use your knives, they need professional sharpening every 6 to 12 months. A professional knife smith will determine the correct angle for your knife’s beveled edge. They will reinstate its original angle by taki...
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What's the difference between honed and sharpened knives?

Honing vs. sharpening knives - what's the difference? What most people consider sharpening or home sharpening a knife is actually a process called honing. In most cases, the tool frequently referred to as sharpening steel is a honing steel. So h...
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The Knife Aid Knife Guide

Whether for chopping, cutting or carving, every kitchen needs a set of decent, sharp knives. We have put together a basic Knife Guide to help you make the most of your tools and decide if there is anything missing in your collection.   Paring knif...
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What Is The Best Angle For The Blade On My Knife?

No two knives are the same - blades can be made from a variety of materials and are ground to varying angles. Our professional knife smiths will examine your knife and give it the sharpening treatment it deserves. What Determines The Best Angle Fo...
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Why you should professionally sharpen your kitchen knives!

It’s worth it to have your knives professionally sharpened, even if it sounds like an unnecessary luxury expense for you. If you have good knives, you probably invested a decent amount of money in them. It’s way cheaper to get a professional to s...