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One way is using the bottom of a ceramic plate or cup. On the bottom of some of these, you'll find unglazed ceramic where it's been cut, using this you can rub the blade of the knife along this unglazed edge, and because it's harder than the material of most knives (not hardened steel maybe) it will cause the edge of the knife to align, the same way a ...


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I saw a Youtube video on this a while back*....can't find it now, but I'll post whatever I remember. Basically, the way knife-sharpening works is that you shave off little bits of metal, in order to make the edge of your knife V-shaped. Ideally, you'd use a steel or a specialized stone for this, but if you don't have any, here are some things you could use ...


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I improvised my own case for my knife. 1. Wrap it in a towel: 2. Put the towel-wrapped knife in a pencil case, and close it: This seems to work, even though the knife is a little too loose in the case, in my opinion, though it doesn't seem to have an affect on the sharpness of the knife, since it's protected by the towel. I suppose I could stuff the case ...


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You can easily make a sheath out of heavy denim material. Use brass rivets around the perimeter. No stitching is required. The blade should slide along the rivets upon entry and exit. Search google for "brass rivets". No need to post a link. Get the denim, order the rivets and tool, get a hammer, and you should be able to knock one out in an hour.


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A knife block? - is there any reason why you don't want this option?


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The standard way is the "claw" technique. Have your fingernails point inward away from the blade and have the knuckles in contact with your knife. Do not raise your blade high enough so that your knuckles lose contact with the knife.


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you can easy amend/alter a wooden box like this one here on the ground fit in a felt or a foam material. in the lid of the box stick on with wood-glue, 2-3 small wood-cames or a wood-bar, that fixes this nice knife down in the box. this wood-boxes you can find easily on amazon or in your local hardware-stores. if the box comes without a lock you can easy ...


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A toning rod works because it's harder than the material it's toning, causing the material's atoms to align and eventually getting rid of microscopic dents and edges which gives the knife the most perfect possible edge for cutting. Due to this, you can actually use another knife to sharpen one, if you carefully use the back of your knife, and run the knife ...


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If you have high grit sandpaper you can use that to sharpen your knife. Wrap it around something hard (tile/brick) and you can make a makeshift blade sharpener.


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A general rule of handling blades of any sort is to cut away from yourself (including pointing it away from your hand and your fingers), in case the blade slips. (You may want to ask the question on the Seasoned Advise SE; if there are any tips specifically for cooking, there surely are people there who know them.) Otherwise there are some things they sell ...


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So I don't have that many knives, but I have a similar problem. I ended up making my own knife sheaths from old soda/cereal/cake flour/etc boxes. I used a different one for each knife so quickly locate the knife I am looking for in a drawer full of kitchen utensils. I used the instructions I found here. And created sheaths that look like this. There is ...


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My first thought comprises 3 elements: a dedicated kitchen drawer a non-skid mat 1 or 2 nylon hair combs The first step is simple: Cut the non-skid mat to fit the drawer. Lay it in there. The next step, involving the hair combs, is where it gets weird: Position the combs in the drawer, with the tines pointing at the ceiling, 6-8 inches from the front of ...


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You can avoid knife cuts by the precautions Since you are beginner, cut in slow speed. Your hands should not be oily so that the vegetable like tomato can slip and there are chances to get a cut. Keep tissues to avoid oily hands. stay at distance of two to three feet from burner during cutting. place on which you are setting vegetables to cut them should be ...


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You can use a leather belt. Put some water on the belt and sharpen the knife on the "soft" side (the side facing towards your body when you wear it.)


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My suggestion to preserve the blade edge would be as follows: Just like the one shown below, try to make some CD cover for your knife set. It may take some time for you to rearrange them after your use but it will save your knife blades sharpness from clinging to each other as well your hand when you reach out to it in the drawer. Just like the one shown ...


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Buy a pack of toothpicks. Place them in a container something like this Or if you are willing to work harder, try making this DIY wooden arrangement. Pretty safe and nice to look at!!


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You may be able to sharpen the blade by using a brick or stone as a whetstone.


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A piece of cardboard can be used to sharpen a knife, especially if the knife isn't extremely dull and just needs that final touch to give it a razor's edge. Just sharpen the blade on the edge of the piece of cardboard as you would if you were using any other material. Run the entire edge against the edge of the cardboard on both sides. It is difficult to ...


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You can use a steel rod. My family always keeps one aout of a box when we are moving(aka every 2 years). How you do that is you take out a steel rod( should have a meatel, thick stick and a heavy duty plastic handle) take the dull knife and at a slight angle drag it aross the meatal part. Doing that miltiple times at a kind of fast speed will sharpen your ...


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If you happen to have any spare leather or thick material lying around you could try this method: Trace around the knife onto a piece of paper Draw the same shape around the knife outline - just bigger (the size you'd want a sheath to be) Get your material and place the paper over it and cut around your shape using a sharp knife like a scalpel or a Stanley ...


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