Knife Sharpening

Work Sharp Precision Adjust FAQs
Q. Will replacement grits be available for the Precision Adjust? A. Yes, as production catches up with demand, replacement abrasives will be available to purchase. Q. Does the Precision Adjust come with a warranty? A. Yes, it has a 3 year ...
Sharpening My First Knife
It probably comes as no surprise that as part of my job training, my boss wanted me to find a dull knife and sharpen it. This task would be made more difficult by the fact that my boss and other sharpening specialists in the shop have easy access to ...
Sharper Blades with Less Effort: The Work Sharp Rolling Knife Sharpener
Imagine the last time you tried slicing a ripe tomato, only to end up with a squished mess or the frustration of attempting to cut through paracord with a dull blade. Now, what if there was a way to restore your blade edge to better than brand-new wi...
How Often Should I Sharpen My Knives?
At least three or four times a year. Maybe. Sharp knives make all the difference in the kitchen. A dull blade makes cooking and food preparation tasks more challenging and can even be dangerous. It can be difficult to know how often you should...
Detailed Discussion on Knife Sharpening Angles
We have found that many customers really want to know more about selecting the angle for their knife. In this article we will discuss in more detail why you may want to choose one angle over another. Before getting into the detail, we’d like to ma...
Sharpening a Small Knife on a Guided Sharpener
Small Knives and Guided Sharpeners A customer called me recently with a conundrum. He was trying to sharpen a small knife on a guided sharpening system and was having an issue. The jaws of the clamp that holds the blade were interfering with the s...
Tormek US-430 Extended Universal Support for Long Blades
April 28, 2020 Sometimes You Need To Sharpen a Long Blade With 18" of sharpened blade length, this machete is a long blade. The US-430 Extended Universal Support makes it possible to sharpen a long blade like this without reposit...
What I'm Sharpening Today - Victorinox Chef's Knife
April 22, 2020 I brought the Wicked Edge Pro Pack 2 home to do some sharpening. Everybody needs to sharpen their chef’s knives and I thought that would be a good place to start. I decided to sharpen a 9” Victorinox Chef’s Knife. First, ...
What I'm Sharpening Today - Wusthof Knife
April 8, 2020 Time to Sharpen my Chef's Knife Today I'm taking advantage of working from home to give some attention to my own kitchen knives. I started with my well used Wusthof Chef's Knife. Using the Edge-On-Up PT50A Tester, I me...
Why is my knife not getting sharp?
I’ve been sharpening for hours but my knife still isn’t getting sharp. What can I be doing wrong? We often get this call or email from customers. It can be very frustrating and may even force you to give up sharpening. But as frustrating as spendi...
Step-by-Step Knife Sharpening
This step-by-step guide will walk you through how to sharpen your knives using sharpening stones. We recommend you read our article Selecting a Sharpening Stone to help you determine the best stone for your application. One more thing to consider ...
Sharpening a Knife Using the Aligner
The DMT Aligner maintains a consistent sharpening angle, taking the guesswork out of sharpening. Choose from seven different settings to get your perfect edge. You can set the bevel guide closer to the clamp for a sharper edge, or you can set it fart...
How Do I Know If My Knife or Tool is Sharp?
To understand sharpness you must first understand the definition of an edge. An edge is the line of intersection of two surfaces. A highly sharpened edge is one where the two surfaces are highly polished to form a very fine edge. Sharpening is the...
Sharpening Tip - Feeling For a Burr
Sharpening instructions often instruct you to feel for a burr as a test of progress. If you feel a burr, it indicates that you have sharpened all the way to the edge. But Sharp edges can cut and should be handled with care. So how do you go about saf...
Sharpening a Hollow Ground Knife
Whether you call it a hollow ground or a hollow grind, you can sharpen these knives with ease. A hollow grind is produced when you use a wheel to sharpen the edge of a knife. Because there is less material directly behind the edge, this type of ed...
Guided Knife Sharpening System Features
Which Guided Knife Sharpening System should I get? At Sharpening Supplies, we offer guided knife sharpening systems from three manufacturers: DMT, Lansky and Gatco. Each company's system offers different features and options, and all are availabl...
Guided Knife Sharpening System Angles
What angles can I sharpen to with each Guided Sharpening System? At Sharpening Supplies, we carry guided knife sharpening systems from three manufacturers: DMT, Lansky and Gatco. While similar, there are differences in the capabilities of each. Th...
Comparing Nanaiwa Stones
Naniwa Has a Wide Range of Stones to Fit Every Need Naniwa has been manufacturing quality waterstones for over 60 years in Osaka, Japan. They have developed several different lines of stones in that time, each with its own unique characteristics. ...
Work Sharp Kitchen Sharpener Line
Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives on a Work Sharp The Work Sharp Kitchen Knife Sharpeners are a complete line of kitchen knife sharpeners. Work Sharp has innovative and efficient tools for sharpening knives. They are well known among users ...
WorkSharp Knife Sharpener Comparison
to Work Sharp's Cutting-Edge Technology Which Work Sharp Knife Sharpener model is for you? Compare the features below to see which best suits your needs. Name Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener Work Sharp Knife and Tool ...
How to Pick the Best Method to Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives
There are a lot of great options for sharpening a kitchen knife. But which one best suits your needs? Getting ready to sharpen your kitchen knives for the first time can be overwhelming. We’ll tell you what’s great about each option, and wha...
Thank you so much for your unbelievably quick service and delivery. I placed my order online and within pretty much one day the package is waiting on my door step. My order was also filled perfectly, no mistakes. I sure know where I will be purchasing all my sharpening supplies in the future. Great business practice you have. Please never change it.
James W, Aldan, PA