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Fiskars 7861 Axe, Hatchet and Knife Sharpener

The Fiskars 7861 Axe, Hatchet and Knife Sharpener is an interesting tool in that there are very few pull through manual sharpeners for the large blades that this one accommodates. Generally, if you need to sharpen your axe, it is time to pull out the

Wusthof Asian Edge Knife Sharpener

Reviewed, the Wusthof Asian Edge Knife Sharpener

If you have any Asian style santoku knives in the kitchen, you will know the importance of keeping them sharp and using the proper tools to do so. Purists will always maintain, that if you have expensive Asian knives, you should really be using a

Kai Japanese Professional Knife Sharpening Stone

The Kai Japanese Professional Knife Sharpening Stone, is a well presented piece of kit, and is of the quality we have come to expect from the Kai group. First we will look at the Kai whetstone, and then we will look into some history on

BOJ Knife Sharpener

There’s not a great deal to be said about the BOJ knife sharpener. It is a very simple pull through manual tool proving very popular with those after a for cheap and convenient way to sharpen their knives. Left and right handed people can use

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Smith’s DFPK Diamond Precision Knife Sharpening Kit

Smith’s DFPK Diamond Precision Knife Sharpening Kit If you after versatility and you are in a position to spend a little time on your knife sharpening, the whetstone was traditionally the way. However, with the trend for interestingly designed ‘ergonomic’ sharpeners, such as the Warthog

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Lansky 8″ Ceramic Sharp Stick Sharpener

The Lansky 8″ Ceramic Sharp Stick has been receiving rave reviews across the board. It has been cited as a very easy to use manual hone sharpener, with great performance considering the price. There’s not much to say when it comes to describing the tool.

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The Wrenwane Kitchen Knife Sharpener

The Wrenwane manual kitchen knife sharpener pitches itself as a small, practical budget sharpener that will look good in any kitchen due to its simple aesthetic. As with most sharpeners of this type, the Wrenwane has 2 sharpening stages, 1 containing course tungsten carbide to

Rada Quick Edge Knife Sharpener R119

Rada Cutlery Quick Edge Knife Sharpener Reviewed

The Rada Quick Edge Knife Sharpener R119 is specifically designed for those that own Rada cutlery and wish to restore factory edge sharpness to their knives… or so the manufacturers would have us believe. However, if you have bought a range of knives from a

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Smith’s TRI-6 Arkansas TRI-HONE Sharpening Stone System

Smith’s TRI-6 Arkansas TRI-HONE Sharpening Stone System, is the companies foray into Arkansas stone sharpening. For those not in the know, Arkansas stone is a superior form of sharpening stone that are quarried from geological formations of Novaculite. The name comes from the fact that

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Gatco 10006 Ultimate Diamond Hone Sharpening System

The Gatco 10006 Ultimate Diamond Hone Sharpening System is an interesting piece of kit. While versatile enough to deal with both straight edged and serrated knives, it is definitely better suited to those with a vast array of survival, sport and hunting knives, rather than

Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker

Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker, Reviewed

The Spyderco, Tri-Angle Sharpmaker is a very popular manual knife sharpener, with extremely high consumer reviews. We were keen to delve deeper into what the tool has to offer. The Spyderco brand itself has been around for a number of years, and has achieved a

Wicked Edge Field and Sport Knife Sharpener

Wicked Edge Field and Sport Reviewed Wicked Edge Sharpeners have won many awards in recent years, and for alternative high grade sharpening tools they are certainly a company to watch. Their accolades include, ‘Accessory of the Year’ for two years in a row at BLADE