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What is Sharp?

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by RicInOR, May 28, 2014.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    See @ 1:16 - 1:21 = your knife is sharp.
     
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  2. solv3nt

    solv3nt Portland Well-Known Member

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    I've got Henckel's Miyabi's that I sharpen on the whetstone every two to three months. If they can't shave my pathetic arm hairs, they go back to the stone. I can't stand a dull blade.
     
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  3. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Of course last night I was at my bench seeing if I could get an edge to cut a rolled magazine, then I realized I can't roll my iPad :s0001:
     
  4. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I really enjoy "virtuovice" on youtoob. I think he's a surgeon and owns and uses hundreds of knives in Japan.. he's a hunter and takes and butchers many deer a year over there. He also uses microscopes to inspect blade edges before and after etc.. he's really something when it comes to blades.
    He's got probably a thousand videos on youtoob.
    Here's a vid of him sharpening one of his wife's dull kitchen knives..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=tc_TEWmMcD0
     
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  5. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the tip on Chosera stones and virtuvice's video. Nice edge. :)