Lansky and the sharpening systems offer two main products, the Lansky Deluxe Set and the Diamond/Ceramic Turn Box
Clearly there are several products but I think these are the two main ones that you need to know and possibly use as an alternative to the tape sander, sharpening stones and other more professional systems.
These days I’m doing a search to change the sharpening stones that I have because they are not of quality and I realized that it was money not spent well so I decided to share with you my ratings.
Let’s see what the abrasives commonly used to sharpen and their grains are based on.
This technical topic is very important for a maker because the last stage, that ofsharpeningis complex and it is not easy to achieve satisfactory results at 100.
Grain is the degree of roughness ofthe stone, and is an indication of greater or lesser aggression and as for the abrasive tapes of the sander or the common sandpaper that you use in finishing, the lower the indicated number and the more abrade.Continue reading “The stones to sharpen and their “grains””
Knowing the sharpening angles of a knife is essential to make the correct choices of the angle of the wire based on the type and destination of the knife.
Working and using a sharp knife is the best way to do a clean job and give a nice feeling in using it.
When you first try a quality knife and sharpen this feeling is established in your memory and you will never go back, you will only look for more quality and sharp knives.
As soon as you feel that after a certain period of use the knife no longer cuts as before and this is inevitable if you use it, you will be forced to sharpen it again because you will be annoyed to hear your knife in those conditions.
At this point you can decide to sharpen it yourself or bring it to sharpen but if sharpening a knife needs knowledge and to develop a certain dexterity it is an operation that I recommend to learn how to do. Continue reading “The sharpening angles of a knife”
Now your blade must always be sharp, but how do you know if your knife that you bought on amazon after watching a movie is really sharp?.
A sharp knife is safer than in your hands than a knife that is not sharp.
Does that sound strange to you?
Sharp blades are easier to use and are more reliable for cutting operations and to control what you’re doing because they require less force to achieve the same effect so they gain in sensitivity and accuracy.
They do what you want and do it well most of the time.