I have coaxed my kitchen knives along for some time, but lately I’ve been clubbing my food more than sharpening it. I have had a Cher’s Choice electric knife sharpener, but I strongly advise against those: they do a bad job and they are designed to fail after a certain period so that you either pay a hefty refurbishing fee or buy a new one. The sign of failure is when your knives after being “sharpened” on the machine have a blunt edge that will cut nothing.
So I finally ordered an Edge Pro Apex, a sharpener system I’ve been wanting for (literally) years. I don’t know why I hesitated so long. Here it is in use:
He has other videos (sharpening serrated knives, sharpening large and small knives, and finishing the knife, but that gives you the idea. (The site has a collection of videos.)
The reason I’m…
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