Knife Sharpening

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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June 15, 2016

The Importance Of Pressure: Make The Most Of Your Water...

This is not a trick or anything, what I am going to describe is an element of my

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April 11, 2016

How To Sharpen a Fujiwara Santoku Knife on Water Stones

There are too many knife sharpening videos to count and if watching a video in order

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April 5, 2016

The Best Pocket Knife Sharpener: Staying Sharp In The Field

When you are out in the field, whether it be camping, hiking, on a military

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March 21, 2016

The 3-Step “Sharp Routine” To Keep Your Knives Sharp

Can knives stay sharp forever? When I hear someone say that their knives are still

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