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TOG's Introduction to Knife Sharpening

TOG's Introduction to Knife Sharpening

Bert introduces the TOG sharpening guide. What’s the point in having a decent kitchen knife if you don't keep it sharp? Anyone can learn to sharpen knives and we’ve created this guide to help you m...

What is the best way to sharpen a knife

What is the Best Way to Sharpen a Kitchen Knife?

There are so many different ways of sharpening kitchen knives and so many gadgets on the market. Bert explains all these different methods to help you decide what’s best for you.

How to sharpen a Higonokami pocket knife

How to Sharpen a Higonokami Japanese Pocket Knife

There are two ways of sharpening a Higonokami Japanese folding pocket knife – the ‘Standard Grind’ and the ‘Scandi Grind’.

How to get a knife really really sharp

How to Get a Knife Really, Really, Really Sharp

Once you’re comfortable using a medium whetstone to get a knife sharp, what’s next? Read about how to get knives crazy sharp using fine and polishing whetstones and leather strops.

How to fix a chipped knife

How to Fix a Chipped Knife

Do you have a chip in your knife or have you snapped the tip off? Don’t panic, you can repair it.

How to sharpen a knife with a honing rod or steel

How to Sharpen a Knife with a Steel or Honing Rod

A honing rod is the first thing to buy to help you keep your knives sharp. We explain the different types, what they do and how to use them.

How to sharpen a knife with a whetstone

How to Sharpen a Knife with a Whetstone

There are mistakes you can make when learning to use whetstones. If you don’t know about these, it can be tricky to get the results you want. This article aims to help you avoid these mistakes and ...

What angle should I sharpen my knife at

What angle should I sharpen my knife at?

One of the most important things to get right with knife sharpening is the angle you sharpen at. But edge angles aren’t quite as straightforward as you might think.

How often do I need to sharpen my knives

How Often Do I Need To Sharpen My Kitchen Knives?

This depends on quite a few things, so we have a short answer and a long answer. Learn how to treat your knives so that you don’t need to sharpen them so often.

What is the best whetstone to buy

What is the best Whetstone to buy?

Do you know your diamond plate from your Belgian Blue? Learn all about whetstone types, grits sizes and the benefits of getting the best whetstones you can afford.

How to test how sharp a knife is

How to test how sharp a knife is

There are many methods to test how sharp a knife is. Learning about these will tell you when to sharpen your knives and help you with your whetstone sharpening process too.

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