Have you heard of the saying that a knife is only as good as the edge it holds? Well, it's true. A safe edge is a sharp edge because it is less likely to slip. Not only that, but it also will require a lot less force to slice through what needs to be cut.
However, don't be blinded because not every knife works the same way. Some need a steeper cutting angle whereas other knives need a narrow blade that'll result in fine slices.
A variety of methods in regards to sharpening a knife will lead to different results. Today there are many sharpening tools to purchase that thankfully can lead to a polished edge that's quick and smooth.
Understanding the difference between a sharpened knife and a knife that will not get the job done will make sharpening your blade an easier prospect. Of course, this all depends on what the most reliable tools are.
After the break, uncover the secrets as to how you can get the sharpest blade and enhance the knives you already own.