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April 30, 2017

The Last Strop: Sharpening at St. Louis Knife Show

The Gateway Area Knife Club hosts an annual knife show in St. Louis.  I met a few

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March 3, 2017

Honing vs Sharpening Kitchen Knives: What’s The Difference?

In the world of knife sharpening, a world that I have lived in for many years, there

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January 12, 2017

The Pressure System: 4 Levels Of Pressure To Sharpen Your...

I would like to describe the purpose of the four tiered pressure system and how to

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December 24, 2016

Kitchen Knives vs Daily Carry Knives: Sharpening Differences

What’s the difference between sharpening kitchen knives and sharpening many other

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December 11, 2016

15 Freehand Knife Sharpening Common Issues: How To Overcome Them

It dawned on me recently that despite doing the very best I can in creating knife

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October 25, 2016

The Last Strop – My First Excursion Into Knife Sharpening...

My first excursion into knife sharpening professionally was rather interesting. I

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October 18, 2016

The Best Sharpening Stones: My Picks After Sharpening 1000s of...

In summary: Peter Nowlan is a professional knife sharpener based in Halifax

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September 28, 2016

Peter Nowlan’s 9 Essential Tips To Sharpen Your Knife

My name is Peter Nowlan and I have been sharpening knives by hand for many many

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August 29, 2016

The Importance Of Understanding The Properties of Knife Steel

For a novice sharpener, a person considering purchasing a Japanese Water Stone or

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August 4, 2016

The Last Strop – Starting A Sharpening Business From the...

I thoroughly enjoy the process of sharpening. I love the smell of the stones, the

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