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  • Global knife sharpening

    flu - - Sharpening & Knife Care

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    Firstly check the condition of your edge - does it reflect light? How much of the edge is missing an apex -where it reflects light it has no apex it is flat. If this is the case ~i will normally get an apex back since this can sometimes result in it been thick behind the edge. This should be done at around 15˚(it can be done with a sub 1K since this can be refined more later. Next drop your angle to 10˚ or less and use your coarsest stone say 400 grit or lower if you have it now aim together bev…

  • Stropping question

    flu - - Sharpening & Knife Care

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    If you really must strop lower the angle by a couple of degrees otherwise you are likely to remove the edge.

  • Global knife sharpening

    flu - - Sharpening & Knife Care

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    Dan Global double bevel knives have a wide thinning bevel around 10 degrees or less with an edge bevel around 15 degrees the thinning bevel been wide 3mm roughly can be done on a sub 1K grit I put an intermediate bevel1K a couple of degrees higher then a micro edge bevel 10K all done free hand .The image below is a Global thinning bevel is 3mm wide intermediate is around 1.5mm & micro bevel is around 0.1-0.2mm wide around 15 degrees. Hone on a stone on the micro bevel. A polished edge last longe…