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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharpening_stone

Sharpening stones, water stones or whetstones are used to grind and hone the edges of steel tools and implements. Examples of items that may be sharpened with a sharpening stone include scissors, scythes, knives, ... The process of using a sharpening stone is called stoning. Sharpening stones come in a wide range of  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knife_sharpening

Knife sharpening is the process of making a knife or similar tool sharp by grinding against a ... The smaller the angle between the blade and stone, the sharper the knife will be, but the less side force is needed to bend the edge over or chip it off. ... The total angle from one side to the other is called the included angle – on a ...

www.sharpeningsupplies.com/Difference-in-Sharpening-Stone-Materials-W51.aspx

The most popular are called India Stone which are made by Norton. These stones can cut fast, and can also produce a fine edge on tools and knives.

www.sharpeningsupplies.com/Wet-Stone-or-Whetstone-W177.aspx

It is a bit old fashioned now, but the process of sharpening used to be called " whetting", so to sharpen a blade was to "whet" it. Any stone used for sharpening ...

www.thekitchn.com/did-you-know-this-steel-doesnt-actually-sharpen-knives-211855

Oct 21, 2014 ... It can be done using a water stone, whetstone, or electric knife sharpener. Sharpening can be done less frequently than honing — just a few ...

www.buckknives.com/about-knives/knife-sharpening

Knife sharpening technique and tips from the pros at Buck Knives. ... when sharpening: "Always cut into the stone, never drag your knife edge back over the stone and always maintain your angle." To use ... This stage is called the "rough cut.

www.webstaurantstore.com/article/39/how-to-use-a-sharpening-stone.html

Read our convenient visual guide to sharpening your chef knife using a sharpening ... you can find tiny metal filings, called swarf, when wiping down the stone.

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Apr 17, 2013 ... How to sharpen a knife on a wet stone - how to get an extremely sharp ... They're called "whet" stones, not "wet" stones, and "whet" is an old ...

www.knifeplanet.net/best-sharpening-stones

Oct 18, 2016 ... I will help you choose the best sharpening stones to make knife ... they are commonly known as “Japanese Water Stones” because this type of ...

www.thefreedictionary.com/Sharpening+stone

Sharpening stone synonyms, Sharpening stone pronunciation, Sharpening ... Also called snakestone . n 1. a stone used for sharpening edged tools, knives, etc  ...