Can I get the factory edge to back on my knife?
Getting your Knife to Cut Like New Isn't As Hard As You Might Think
Yes, it is possible to get a like new edge back on your knife. In fact it is often possible to improve on the edge it came with from the factory. And we have a wide selection of information and tools to help you do just that.
Whether you prefer to work by hand on stones, use a powered sharpener or a guided system, a good as new edge can be gotten. Review our informational articles like Step By Step Knife Sharpening for a primer in sharpening by hand. Having trouble keeping the angle steady? See articles like Using the DMT Knife Guide. Or consider getting an assist from a 20 Degree Knife Sharpening Setup Guage. And as we discuss in our article Understanding Strops, don't underestimate the value of a good strop!
If power sharpeners are more your speed, look at our video review of the Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Sharpener. Or check out the Work Sharp Knife Sharpner Comparison for an overview of their machines.
Perhaps you're interested in the guided systems that give incredible control? Then check out the Edge Pro line of guided sharpeners.
Whatever your preferred method of sharpening, it is possible to get your blade cutting just as well, if not better, than it did when it was new.