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Taking The Mystery Out Of Honing An Edge

8/8/2014 10:23:00 AM

Tags: knife sharpening, Len McDougall

A dull knife isn't just worthless, it's actually dangerous to the user, because you need to press harder to cut, and there's more likelihood of a slip.  This video, from noted knife writer Len McDougall tells you how to keep your edge.




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