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Why a Manual Knife Sharpener is a Better Choice than Electric

One of the first questions people new to knife sharpening often have is: should I get a manual knife sharpener or an electric sharpener?

What’s the Best Knife Sharpener for a Beginner?

If you’re new to the world of knife sharpening, you’re probably wondering where to start. Should you learn to freehand sharpen on a bench stone? Should you get a pull-through sharpener? What about those guided systems with the angles already set in place?…

Which Sharpening Abrasive Should I Use?

There are various sharpening abrasives available today and they each have their own strengths and weaknesses. Which abrasive you choose will ultimately depend on your personal preference. Let’s take a look at the six main categories.

Five Father’s Day Gifts Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is just around the corner and the quest for great, affordable gifts has begun. Here are five of our top-selling products this year we’re sure Dad will love.

Which Sharpener Should I Use?

The trick to choosing the right sharpener depends on your personal needs, and also on your skill level. Let's look at some of the more common sharpeners and their features.

History of Knife Sharpening

Western style knife-sharpening can be traced back to the “moletas” of Northern Italy. The moletas were knife-grinders who traveled from village to village offering their knife-sharpening services.