Sharpening Cutting Tools
It seems like I can never get a good edge on my cutting tools.
It’s frustrating to spend a lot of time trying to get a sharp edge when it seems it was all for nothing a short time later.
Well, it doesn’t have to be that way anymore.
Field & Stream has a good guide that will walk you though the steps you need to take to get your equipment sharp. You’ll also know how to keep them sharp.
Use after every few cuts to restore a knife to sharpness. Use: Place the tip of the knife against the tip of the steel and push down and forward. At the end of the stroke, the base of the knife should touch the base of the steel. Do the same thing on the opposite side of the steel. Repeat six or eight times… [continued]
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