Re: [] Knife Sharpening

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From: Sam Kelly
Subject: Re: [] Knife Sharpening
Date: 22:25 on 09 May 2007
On 5/9/07, Nicola Tarbet <> wrote:
> I bought a knife some months ago for just this purpose. Didn't get round to
> buying a steel though.
> Does anyone here know how to sharpen knives? Or how we find a suitable tutor
> for the Free Knife-In(tm)?
> I have been shown but I wouldn't be able to reproduce the technique - I
> definitely need hands-on lessons

I can use (and teach the use of) a steel, but I've never used a proper
whetstone/sharpening stone on a kitchen knife.  Agricultural
implements yes, briefly, but they weren't supposed to get actually

Would definitely be interested in learning, and will demonstrate steeling

Sam Kelly,

That's it.  We're not messing around anymore, we're buying a bigger
dictionary.  -  Tibor Fischer, The Thought Gang.

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