Koi Knives Head of Sharpening, Joao Sundfeld, takes us through sharpening chef knives at home with whetstones.
Lots of great tips and know-how, so watch the master on the tools. Since creating this video, we have launched our own set of high quality and durable whetstones, check them out here.
Sharpening your own knives at home can be both daunting and extremely rewarding. Knowing how to care for your knife will extend its life indefinitely, and will also put you in the drivers seat for controlling the quality of your cutting edge. A skill that takes a few times to learn, and a lifetime to master, like all great things.
Here is a follow-up video that goes into more detail if you are interested.