Sharpen Your Knife With A Stone
A smooth cobble or large smooth pebble can do the job, and here’s my favorite technique.
STEP ONE: Wet the stone with water. Starting close to the handle, make small circles with your knife edge against the stone, moving up the blade to the tip. Match the factory edge angle as best you can, and count your strokes.
STEP TWO: Repeat the small number of little circle strokes on the other side of the blade. And do several more passes on each side. Try to keep everything even and equal from tip to handle, and from side to side. Rinse the stone, if needed.
STEP THREE: Test your work by slicing through an inanimate object. A piece of paper is great, if you have one to spare. Repeat the sharpening procedure if the edge isn’t sharp enough.
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