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What is Honing Steel
What is Honing Steel

Honing steel, sometimes referred to as sharpening steel, butcher’s steel, and chef’s steel, is a device used to realign the rim of a knife’s blade. While both achieve the same goal, honing steel is frequently mistaken for being a sharpening blade, which implies an instrument that removes debris from a knife’s blade in order to make it sharper. This tool is just a metal rod that you stroke your kitchen knives with to bring back its sharpness. Simply put, honing realigns the knife’s blade while a sharpener grinds off metal to create a new edge. Knives are honed until its edges get so worn down that you need to sharpen […]

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