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How To : Sharpen a knife using a sharpening stone

How to sharpen a knife using a sharpening stoneIn this video we are about to see how to sharpen a knife using a sharpening stone. First of all we need to know the faults and the damages on the edges of the knife where it is to be repaired. Then get a sharpening stone to make a ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a sharpening stone

Keep those knives sharp and stab-ready with regular sharpening. A dull blade isn't going to be as effective, so this how-to video shows a way to keep the edge sharp. Specialty sharpening tools are a good way to keep knives in good condition. Watch this video weapon tutorial an ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a Japanese water stone

When you're out camping in the woods one of the best survival tools you can have in your kit is a sharp knife. Handy for cutting plants, vines, and skinning animals if it's nosh time, a knife must be kept in tip top condition to work efficiently. Watch this video to learn how ...more

How To : Sharpen a machete in the woods with a stone

Keeping your machete sharp is vital to ensuring it's continued sharpness and cutting power. If you're out of the bush and find that you blade is getting dull, try out the tips in this video. It will show you how to use a rock and water to sharpen and polish your blade back to ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a fine & coarse stone

This video by Slokkro shows how to sharpen a knife using multiple wet sharpening stones. The video has no spoken words, choosing instead to have English subtitles, pointing out the various items and techniques for sharpening a blade. Following the directions should enable the ...more

How To : Use stone to sharpen a knife

In this instructional video, the host will give you detailed instructions on how to sharpen your blades primarily using coarse, medium, and fine Arkansas sharpening stones. How to oil your stones, how many strokes on either side, and the different angles that can be used are j ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife on a Triple Oil Stone

sumaps2 describes how to sharpen a knife using a triple oil stone. The stone itself consists of three stones: a coarse stone, a medium coarse stone, and a fine stone. First, you must place the stone in a reservoir which has been filled with oil. In this example, transmission f ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a diamond stone

Did you know that you can use a diamond stone to sharpen up your knives? Straight edge blades have a tendency to get dull unlike serrated knives. Diamond stones are better than the typical sharpeners because they can put a nice even edge on your blade and not leave burrs. Afte ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a stone

Sharp knives can cut your prep time in half, and, believe it or not, they're actually safer than dull knives—they're less likely to slip. This video shows you how to use a stone do sharpen your knives.

How To : Sharpen a knife with a stone block

It's important to make sure your knives are in tip-top shape when using them to cook or hunt. The sharper the knife, the easier cuts can be made without much force. In this video, you'll see how the sharpen a knife using a stone block. Here are the instructions for sharpening ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife using a whetstone

Sharpening a knife can bring a dull edge back to life. This video tutorial shows how to sharpen a knife using a whetstone. Soak the whetstone in cold water for about 5-10 minutes and set it on a clean towel. Starting with the coarser side, push the knife against the stone whil ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife in a few minutes

In this video Nonkel Rogv© from Belgium shows how to sharpen a knife in a few minutes. He starts by stating the requirements which is a sharpening stone which he says is a cheap one. He explains about the crude and soft sides of the stone. Now he takes some organic cooking oil ...more

How To : Properly sharpen the blade of a knife

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to properly sharpen the blade of a knife. You will need a sharpening stone with two sides; coarse and smooth. You will use the coarse side if the knife has dents. You can use any oil, but Rem oil is the best for this. Spr ...more

How To : Sharpen a swiss army knife

Learning how to maintain and sharpen your Swiss army knife is an important skill for campers and backpackers. You will need to have a sharpening stone that can be dry or wet. To use a wet stone simply add a little bit of water or homing oil. Keep the blade at an angle of 5 to ...more

How To : Make darts for a blowgun with wire and tape

This video shows us the method to create blowgun darts with wire and tape. Put the shaft of the dart on to an electric drill. Fix the dart tightly in the electric drill. Make one end of the dart into a gradual needle point. Now go ahead and shape the end to a smoother point. A ...more

How To : Sharpen a kitchen knife

Wondering how to sharpen a kitchen knife? You need a sharpening stone having a course side and a fine side and some sharpening oil. You also need another stone which is finer than the first one. Keep the blade of the knife on the stone at an angle of 45 degree. Then keep at a ...more

How To : Keep a knife sharp

Learn how to keep a knife sharp with this video. Just follow a few steps. When your knife is not sharp it poses some problems so follow the steps. First step is sharpening the knife with sharp-rod. Second step is sharpening the knife with sharpening stone. Third step is sha ...more

How To : Sharpen and clean your pocket knife

How to sharpen your pocket knife with a diamond sharpening stone. File knife with a metal file first. Push away from the cutting edge. Remember not to over sharpen the knife. You can use an oil stone or a diamond stone. Wet the stone surface. Push gently with the knife against ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife from base to end

This how-to video is about how to sharpen a knife from base to end. Many points have to be considered while sharpening a knife, a knife needs to sharpened from the tip to the bottom, that is from the tip to the portion near the handle. Many of us are concerned about the middl ...more

How To : Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

This article is written for those of you who are not satisfied with just having a sharp knife, and for those of you who would like to make your knife as sharp as the devil himself. There are many ways to sharpen a knife, and my method is just one of many, so before we begin, l ...more

How To : Sharpen a bushcraft knife in the bush

This video tutorial will show you how to make your bushcraft knife as sharp as possible by using the Japanese Water Stone. This Bushman how-to video will give you full instructions on how to use the stone plus an introduction to a lighter method. So, get out your water stone ...more

How To : Sharpen all of your knives with different methods

These four videos show you different ways you can sharpen your knives or your tools. Part one will help you sharpen with cheap sharpening stones, Arkansas stones, a ceramic sharpening rod, and other cheap sharpeners. Part two covers the Spyderco Sharpmaker, the serious knife ...more

How To : Sharpen an axe or knife with the Boy Scouts

You never know when you may need to sharpen an axe... and who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts? Brace the axe head on the ground between a log about 6" in diameter and two woooden pegs or tent stakes. Sharpen your axe with an 8-10 inch mill bastard file. Be sure to wea ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife

One of the best parts about cooking is feeling the cold, hard steel of your cooking knife in your hand. The sleek skillful edge doesn't stand a change against any delicacy, unless it's dull. A dull knife takes the fun out of cooking and is actually more dangerous than a sharp ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife for chip carving

MyChipCarving shows you in this how-to video how to sharpen a knife on ceramic sharpening stones. He shows two different stones used for sharpening. One being a medium grip ceramic stone showing you that you lift the knife at a ten degree angel and rub back and forth quickly. ...more

How To : Sharpen a jack knife or wood carving knife

This video shows you how to sharpen a jack knife or wood-carving knife using coarse, medium, and fine stones and cooking oil. Use the coarse stone, applying oil to the stone first then pushing the knife down on the stone in each direction, matching the bevel to the stone. Next ...more

How To : Sharpen a hunting or fishing knife

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to sharpen a knife. The materials required are: water or oil, stone and the knife. Begin by dipping the blade into the water and start grinding with a rolling movement on the rough side of the stone. If it gets dry, add some water. Gri ...more

How To : Maintain a knife by sharpening it monthly

This video demonstrates how to sharpen a carbon steel knife using a whet stone. Depending on how much you use the knife and how you use it, the knife might need to be sharpened once a month or every other week. First the whet stone should be lubricated using water. Then place ...more

How To : Sharpen a dull knife

This video shows the proper way to sharpen chef's knives. Chef Leigh Hudson prefers using synthetic Japanese water stones. He shows how to soak three stones; the first a 400-800 grit stone, the second stone is a 1000 grit stone and the third stone is a 3000 grit stone. The 300 ...more

How To : Sharpen your knife

In this video, we learn three different ways to sharpen a knife. The first way is to grab a traditional stone and place either some water or oil on it and sharpen it my scratching it against the stone. Another way to sharpen your knife is to scratch it on a diamond tip, which ...more

How To : Sharpen your harmonica draw scraper

In this instructional harmonica video, learn how to sharpen your harmonica draw scraper after you have been using it for a while. The very best stone you can use to sharpen the draw scraper is the hard Arkansas stone. Better tune your harmonica by sharpening your draw scraper. ...more

How To : Sharpen a hunting and fishing knife

* You will need: a knife, water or oil, a leather belt and a block of stone. * Dip the knife in water and start grinding it with a rolling movement along the rough side of the stone. * Keep adding water if the stone gets dry. * Start from the tip of the knife and proceed ti ...more

How To : Sharpen kitchen knives

Kirkwood Community College's Chef David shows you how to sharpen knives in this episode of gazetteonline presented by Gazette Food Editor Anne Kapler. Chef David takes you through the process of sharpening a knife using a whet stone highlighting common misconceptions associate ...more

How To : Make and sharpen a graver

Blaine Lewis shows you several ways to make your own gravers and sharpen them on a diamond stone and a Power Home. The video is well paced and shows you every step from start to finish. Make and sharpen a graver. Click through to watch this video on soi11.com

How To : Sharpen a hook knife

In this Weapons video tutorial you will learn how to sharpen a hook knife. Polishing hook knives might look to be difficult and cumbersome. But, in this video you will see an easy method. Hook knives come polished in the inside. So, never take the stone close to the inside of ...more

How To : Know the different stages of knife sharpening

If you are needing to "sharpen" your survival skills, here is video to watch to get you going in the right direction. This video stresses the importance of a sharp knife. It starts off with what kind of wet stone to use and what to use to get a shine on your knife. Learn what ...more

How To : Properly sharpen a knife

Food editor Ian Knauer demonstrates a simple method for using a whetstone and a steel to keep your blades sharp. Just follow along and learn how. -What you really need is a whetstone. It should have two sides, one that is coarser grit and another that is finer. -You want to k ...more

How To : Get tips and techniques for flintknapping

In this video series you'll see expert flintknapper John Olsen demonstrate how to take an obsidian stone and turn it into a knife blade. He uses "percussion" flaking to chip off large flakes of rock, and "pressure" flaking to more carefully reduce and sharpen the blade. Part 1 ...more

News : Steampunk Bottle (a Red and Malevolent Glow)

Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more

Food Tool Friday : Why Pros Use Carbon Steel Knives

A good, sharp knife is a cook's best friend, which is why there's so much passionate debate about what kind you should get. Most enthusiastic home cooks opt for a stainless steel knife, but it turns out there's a different option that the pros favor, and that's carbon steel. T ...more

How To : Sharpen Kitchen Knives with a Newspaper

Just like skinning a cat, there's more than one way to sharpen a knife (disclaimer: while I advocate sharpening your knives daily, please don't ever even consider skinning a cat). There's a stone, for an uber-sharp finish; the underside of a mug, for an awesome makeshift sharp ...more

How To : Cut Tomatoes the Right Way

Tomatoes are the perfect barometer for kitchen knives and knife skills. If you've ever watched an infomercial for a set of knives, you've surely seen the enthusiastic host waxing about how well the knives cut tomatoes. And if you've ever had your knives sharpened, you've most ...more

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