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 Post subject: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:15 pm 

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me.. I'm a home cook - addicted to sharp - once a week tends to keep my knives razor sharp

what about you?


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:19 pm 
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Location: San Ramon Ca.
Weekly one way or the other. I sharpen every other week and strop in between. This varies depending on use.



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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:21 pm 

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i strop everytime i use my knife

touch it up with a 2k and 5k weekly


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:31 pm 

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I work for a living and use my knives daily... I'm lucky to sharpen once a month. That doesn't go to say I'm not sharpening other peoples' knives.


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:13 pm 

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About weekly. Sometimes I touch up the Sabs and other soft knives on the Sharpmaker while I'm working.

Yadda yadda I'm a philistine etc.


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:57 pm 

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Professional cook here, I go through the full sharpening routine about once a week, on one of my days off. I strop throughout the week, probably 3-5 times depending on what I'm doing at work.


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:06 am 

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Sharpen every week or two. Strop or ceramic rod as needed.


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:07 am 
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As often as when they get dull.



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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:33 am 
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Once they're not cutting how I like.

I try to keep 3 to 4 gyuto's sharp and rotate through them as needed so I don't have to do it every week, just on a day off every couple weeks.


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 Post subject: Re: how often do you sharpen your knife?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:05 am 
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I'm a home cook and I rotate between a few different Gyutos and a Santoku, but I sharpen as little as possible. Depending on the knife, I use an Idahone fine ceramic rod, a horse butt leather strop, a balsa strop loaded w/3 micron paste, or my Rika 5K stone for maintenance.


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