The World’s Best Knife Sharpener (HINT: You Already Own It)

5. Alternate Knife Sharpening Method

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Electric knife sharpening kits and wheels can be very beneficial, especially if you do not have a lot of time to spend on blade maintenance. However, these options are typically much more expensive, and they also have the drawback of requiring electricity. If you are using an off the grid solar power system, though, you will be able to keep these tools working during an extended power outage.

No matter which option you choose, the most important thing to remember is that your knives always need to be sharp. Set aside a regular block of time for maintaining your blades so that they provide you with the desired results whenever you need to use them. Do not forget that this same type of blade sharpening vigilance should be applied to your kitchen knives as well.

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