Having a dull knife can cause both cutting problems and safety issues. Those issues can be over if you start using a Lansky Knife Sharpening System, which gives a consistent sharp edge every time you use it. With an easy to use multiple angle guide and a series of varied grit honing stones, almost any knife can be sharpened. This system ranks among the best knife sharpening methods that we have used.
Jet Grinds, Sharpens, and Hones Your Tools Jet Tools has a solution for getting all your bladed tools back to their sharpest. The Jet Wet Sharpener (727100) has variable speeds, grinding wheels, leather straps, and jigs to handle all of your knives, planer blades, and wood chisels. With a 10-inch wheel, this sharpener tackles larger […]
You might think lawn mower blade sharpening requires tons of skill. While years of practice will hone your technique, the basic principles to sharpen a blade are rather simple. Follow our DIY instructions and you can have sharp, rejuvenated lawnmower blades in no time at all. Why Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening Matters You may think […]
Recognized for its unique sharpening approach, Tormek is releasing another edition of their wet stone sharpening system. The Tormek T-8 Wet Grinder Sharpening System will be available in select woodworking locations and online retailers in June 2016. The Tormek T-8 is rated for continuous use, and is designed to fit their vast range of specialty jigs available to quickly and easily […]
Here at Pro Tool Reviews, we love knives. All of us carry one just about anywhere we go and feel somewhat naked if there’s not one attached to us. We can appreciate a quality knife, even in the kitchen. The fact of the matter is that sometimes they get so dull that you could almost […]
Bladesmiths, or knife smiths if you prefer, spend years honing their craft. Some of the top knife makers in the world have knives that can sell for thousands of dollars. They carefully select their materials and consider their design before they even begin to consider putting metal to the grinding stone. When it’s time to […]
I was working in my shop a few weeks ago with the outside temperatures in the single digits. For fear of their freezing, I was keeping my water stones in the bathroom, the only room in the shop heated continuously. In out of the polar vortex walked the UPS Man. I wasn’t expecting a package, […]
Most of the time, articles for Pro Tool Reviews are planned way in advance. This time, however, a few of the staff got together and wanted to sharpen some of their various knives and tools. As it turns out, four guys with four different knife sharpening systems showed up. That got us thinking: How did […]