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Caring for your knives

  

With proper care of your knife, it will look as good in years to come as it did the day you bought it. Because our knives are harder than many sharpening steels, we recommend either a diamond or ceramic sharpener. When sharpening you need only slightly hone your knife to keep it's razor sharp edge.

 

DON'T wait until the edge is worn and dull to sharpen your knife. A little touch up when the knife loses its razor edge is the way to keep the edge sharp. We recommend sharpening your knife at a 10 to 15 degree angle. DON'T use a preset sharpening device of any kind as they are set to a 20 to 35 degree angle and will remove our razor sharp edge.

 

Because even stainless steels can stain and rust, it is a good practice to wipe your knives after every use. Soaking knives in the sink can damage the polyurethane coating on the handles. DON'T put your high quality knives in the dishwasher. Outside of removing our polyurethane finish, dishwashers dull blades faster than normal use because of the hitting action against other cutlery.

 

The sheath may be oiled as needed. Care should be taken when removing and returning your knife to it's sheath to prevent cutting the sheath or yourself.

 





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