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As in Step 1, draw the blade through the tool at a 45 degree angle using moderate pressure and lightening the pressure as the blade sharpens. When working with tools, haste makes waste! Website by Key Internet Systems, Inc.
The next step uses the same tool. Edgemaker 4-Step Sharpening System.
These are used to put the edge on the taper. All rights reserved. These rods give your blade a uniform angle and also remove a "rolled edge. When the blade slides through the tool with little drag, your taper has been restored.
Always unplug any power source from knives or blades before sharpening. When you feel no drag you have successfully restored the edge to your blade.EdgeMaker Knife Sharpener
The 4-Step System was developed to give you the best possible edge while preserving your knives. Lightly draw your blade through these rods at a 45 degree angle to hone and debur the edge. The smooth steels will straighten out the rolled edge much like an iron will straighten out any wrinkles in your clothes.
The rods on the right side have long grooves.
To reset your taper draw your knife through the steel rods using moderate pressure and holding the blade at a 45 degree angle. You are now ready for the next step. A uniform taper is necessary for the sharpest edge.
Step 1 The tool with the BLUE handle prepares and restores the taper or angle on each side of your blade. For serrated blades, pull the knife through the steels at a 90 degree angle.
Use slow strokes with lighter pressure to ensure that the knife does not bounce across the serrated teeth. This tool can be used any time you hit something hard with your knife edge bone, cutting board and roll the edge over.
Why the 4-Step Sharpening System? Please read through all of these instructions prior to beginning the sharpening process.
Just a few strokes will complete this step. The BLUE tool restores the proper taper or angle on each side of your blade. The YELLOW tool also can be used whenever you hit something hard with your knife bone, cutting board to straighten out the "rolled over" edge.