So it’s Christmas at a local market, and we are doing some sharpening! We were given 3 matching Asian cleavers/ fish knives to sharpen and we noticed some of the previous sharpeners’ work and decided to discuss it a little. In Taiwan, many sharpeners use stone wheels or sandpaper flap wheels. While the knives usually do get arguably sharp, the… Read More »On Thinning and Sharpening a Knife
The Jende Industries Guided Sharpener – or JIGS for Knives – has launched it’s kickstarter campaign that will run from August 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019. (You can see our original post and info about the JIGS, here.) And seeing as JIGS does have a global appeal, we have a Korean version that our South Korean Jende dealer, Sharpco Knives, has put together. (You can see the full Korean… Read More »Jende Industries Guided Sharpener – JIGS for Knives in South Korea!
Jende Industries Guided Sharpener takes precision knife sharpening to whole new levels Jende Industries launched their kickstarter campaign on August 1, 2019 for the Jende Industries Guided Sharpener – or JIGS for Knives. Their entry into the guided sharpener market marks the beginning of a new era in precision and ease of use to anyone looking to sharpen a knife. Founded by Tom… Read More »JIGS for Knives – Kickingstarting an amazing guided sharpening system for all your knives
Every now and then, knives fall or get dropped. Sometimes things go tragically wrong and the entire tip breaks off, or in this case, the end just gets bent, but not broken. For this paring knife, we first tried repairing the bend by bending it back with pliers. The small area of bend made it more feasible to just grind… Read More »Paring Knife Bent Tip Repair and Sharpening
Robot Coupes are pretty serious food processors. They utilize double curved saber-like blades to cut through nuts, frozen foods, seeds and pits. With anything mechanized, it is always more important to have a good shape of the blade rather than more refinement. You also need some more obtuse geometry at the edge to withstand the constant and speedy impact forces… Read More »Sharpening Robot Coupe Blades