Kitchen knives dull after use. This is a sad fact that’s true with any knife, including ones from manufacturers like Kyocera that are made from super-hard ceramic. You can preserve the sharp edges of your knives by exercising proper use and care, but eventually they all get dull and will need some sharpening.
Fortunately, home kitchen knife sharpening is quite easy. Although, sharpening a high-quality knife for the first time can be stressful. I remember the first time I sharpened a good knife, I was worried that I was going to do irreparable damage to the edge and that it would never be sharp again. In reality, that was pretty unlikely. Kitchen knife sharpening can seem like a complex task to a first-timer, but it’s actually rather simple. It’s easy to create a smooth, sharp edge with the different tools that manufacturers have made. Here is some information about kitchen knife sharpening and a few ways you can go about maintaining your knives at home. [Read more…] about Knife Sharpening and Honing Guide