How to Use a Handheld Knife Sharpener

A dull knife is dangerous to use and can lead to frustration while chopping, mincing, slicing, or dicing. There are many ways to keep your knife sharp – using a honing steel, a handheld knife sharpener, an electric sharpener, or a whetstone.

We recommend professionally sharpening your knives about once a year or as needed (we’ve definitely gone longer than a year!). In between sharpening sessions, a handheld knife sharpener is an easy tool to use; it doesn’t require any complex skills, unlike using a whetstone.

In this video, we demonstrate how to sharpen a knife at home using this simple kitchen tool.

Once your knife is sharp, put it to the test by chopping an onion, mincing some garlic, or dicing a potato!

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