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Skerper Basic

Anything to make sharpening a piece of cake.


Sharpening 101

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Sharpening your own knife

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Sharpening your knives and taking care of them too? Knivesandtools: the sharpening expert

You can’t avoid it, over time each knife will become blunt when you use it. Little burs emerge on the blade making it broader. There is nothing you can do about it. The thing you can do, however, is make sure that your knife stays in great condition by sharpening and taking care of it. You could bring your knives to a local knife sharpener, but why not do it yourself? Sharpening your knives is very easy when you use the tools from Knivesandtools. In addition, sharpening your knives is great fun because you will experience step by step what happens to your knife while you sharpen it. As such you will truly start to appreciate your razor-sharp knives. Taking care of your own knives is fun, useful and, above all, a piece of cake!

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Sharpening methods

There are several ways to sharpen your kitchen knife, pocket knife, axe, multi-tool, garden tools etc. Each method has its own techniques depending on the desired results. Perhaps you have just started sharpening, perhaps you have been doing it for years. One thing is clear: there is a perfect sharpening method for everyone!


In addition to sharpening it is important to take care of your tools as best as possible. As such you will be able to enjoy them longer. Properly clean, grease and store them. For this reason you can find the best grease agents, screwdrivers and other maintenance products on our website. All of them tested and given the okay! Anything to extend the life of your favourite tools.

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Sharpening systems
Electric sharpeners
Sharpening steels
Knife sharpeners
Honing steel
Sharpening on the road
 Skerper Basic sharpening set 180/600/1000/3000 with ceramic sharpening steel, SH004

Three-piece sharpening set consisting of a Skerper Basic Ceramic sharpening steel, a Skerper Basic combi sharpening stone grain 180 / 600 and a Skerper Basic combi sharpening stone grain 1000 / 3000.

 Skerper Basic sharpening set 180/600/1000/3000 with diamond sharpening steel, SH006

Three-piece sharpening set consisting of a Skerper Basic diamond sharpening steel, a Skerper Basic combi sharpening stone grain 180 / 600 and a Skerper Basic combi sharpening stone grain 1000 / 3000.

 Skerper Basic diamond sharpening steel 30 cm, SH005

Diamond sharpening steel. The perfect alternative for honing steels. Can be used to keep knives that are in good condition razor sharp.

 Naniwa Rust Eraser A-903, rust eraser

Polishing block to remove rust from metal surfaces

 DMT Diamond sharpening stone, fine, W8F

Sharpening stone with diamond sharpening surface. Grit size: fine. Length: 8 inch/20 cm.

  Wusthof 4349 Sharpening Guide

Sharpening Guide to keep a constant angle during sharpening

 Vulkanus sharpener set ERSTVAABS, replacement set

Replacement set for the sharpening parts of the Vulkanus sharpening systems

 Spyderco Ceramic Benchstones, medium

High quality ceramic sharpening stones.
Available in Medium, Fine and Ultra fine.

 Spyderco- 204MF Sharpmaker

High quality 'anyone-can-do-it' sharpening system.
Sharpens kitchen-knives as well as outdoor knives, scissors, chisels, and even axes !

 Belgian Blue Whetstone  200 x 60 mm / 8" x 2,5"

Natural polishing stone from the Belgian Ardennes. Use after sharpening to polish your knives sharp like a razor.

 Knifesharpener Vulkanus Standard

Tabletop knife sharpener.
Puts a new edge on your knife in seconds.
Constructed from glassfibre reinforced nylon.

 Lansky De Luxe Sharpening System

Easy to use sharpening system with 5 ceramic sharpening steels.

 Fallkniven Diamond Ceramic Whetstone DC4

Combination diamond/ceramic whetstone which contains a fine diamond stone (25 micron) and a ceramic stone made of synthetic sapphires. Dimensions: 32 x 100 mm

 Spyderco- Bench Stone Fine

Spyderco- Bench Stone Fine

 Spyderco- BenchStone Ultra Fine

Spyderco- BenchStone Ultra Fine

 Zwilling J.A. Henckels ceramic sharpening steel

High Quality Zwilling J.A. Henckels Ceramic sharpening steel.

 Zwilling J.A. Henckels diamond sharpening steel, 10"

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Diamond sharpening steel, 10"

 Zwilling J.A. Henckels Honing steel 23 cm (9")

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Honing steel 23 cm (9")

 Wusthof Honing steel 9"

Honing steel 9"

 Wusthof Honing steel oval, 8"

Honing steel oval, 8"

 Wusthof  Honing steel 10"

Honing steel 10"

 Wusthof Honing steel 12"

Honing steel 12"

 Wusthof  Honing steel 12" extra fine

Honing steel 12" extra fine

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