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Sharpening with a Whetstone

Sharpening with a Whetstone
Whetstone sharpening   Sharpening your knives at home with a whetstone involves the same principles as having them sharpened by a knife service lik...

Our Process

Our Process
Our Process The first step in shaping an edge is determining how much material needs to be removed from the knife. A blade that has not been abused...

Kitchen Knife Essentials

Kitchen Knife Essentials
When it comes to supplying your kitchen with sharp knives, things can get overwhelming fast. That’s why we’ve prepared a basic list of essential ki...

How to use a Honing Steel

How to use a Honing Steel
First of all, what does a honing steel do? Honing on a honing steel realigns the cutting edge of your blade, which is not the same as sharpening. S...

6 Knife Safety Tips

6 Knife Safety Tips
Whether you're working in a commercial kitchen with a professional knife set, or you're at home, knife safety is essential. Here are 6 tips to stay...

History of the Knife Rental Service

History of the Knife Rental Service
Origins The origins of the knife rental service is an interesting story in itself. There is a rich history of knife sharpeners originating in the ...

Kitchen Knife Care: 10 Tips

Kitchen Knife Care: 10 Tips
Even with our bi-weekly knife delivery service, there are ways to help keep your knives extra sharp between shipments. Here are 10 tips on how to m...

It’s Knife Day! - How The Knife Service Works

Removing chef's knife from knife sleeve during knife exchange
‘Always Have Sharp Knives,’ that’s our motto because that’s what we do. The idea of having sharp knives all the time may on a sound like a gimmick,...

Choosing The Right Knife Storage Solution

Choosing The Right Knife Storage Solution
It’s always important to have a designated storage space for your knives, especially in a commercial kitchen. It reduces the risk of accidents, whi...

The Blade and The Board: Choosing and Using Cutting Surfaces

8" chef knife
One of the most important ways of maintaining a sanitary kitchen is through the proper use of cutting boards. Understanding the different types of ...

Great Knives from Great Tradition

Knife Grinder
There’s more to a great knife set than a logo. The way a knife holds an edge, how easily the edge can be maintained, the quality of the steel, the ...

How We Sharpen Knives

How We Sharpen Knives
Knife sharpening has been around for a very long time. Going back 500,000 years, stones were being sharpened to be used as knives. In 10,000 BC in ...