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HOW I USE THE WICKED EDGE

My clients call this “The Solar Method”. In some ways it is different than what others teach about the Wicked Edge. I also clarify some tricks of the trade to ensure success. Step #1 take a black sharpie pen and blacken … Continue reading

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GRIT SIZE VERSUS MICRON SIZE

Below is a chart that I extrapolated from a much more extensive one found here at Faceters.com. The chart was originally generated for folks that cut and facet their own gemstones. The knowledge about the abrasives certainly is appropriate here as … Continue reading

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Cutting Boards

This essay is for the kitchen cutter. Whether you are cutting meat, fish, poultry  or veggies you need sharp knives. I was at a friend’s house last week, she cuts directly on her granite countertops. YIKES! I had just sharpened … Continue reading

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True Stories

TSS customers all seem to have similar stories as to why they are buying a high end sharpener. The stories are so similar I’ll share one. In December 2010 I get a telephone call from Dr. Dullknives. It turns out … Continue reading

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Welcome aboard Atlas Knife Co.

I would like to take a moment to welcome Charles Steffes-Clayton of Atlas Knife Co. to out team. He is our newest manufacturer. I will be carrying his Etcher/Marker and his 2 brick forge. Charles has been very consistent in … Continue reading

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Sharpener system images

I thought I would make this section for images of your sharpeners, knives, edge results or anything else sharpener related. I’ll start with an image of my Wicked Edge PRO+ with my homemade base. Send me your images and I … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing a Knife Sharpener

Things to consider when choosing a knife sharpener What kind of precision and sharpness do you require? If your knife is to be used to open boxes at work and a quick touch-up on the edge once a week is … Continue reading

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Why sharpen your knife?

When I started this business of selling knife sharpeners I realized every kitchen in the USA needs one of my products. In reality, if I had a 5% market share I could retire! When I spoke to friends, colleagues and … Continue reading

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Wicked Edge’s are back!

I have been adding new stuff every day. Wicked Edges back in stock with some leather strop sets. 800-1000 diamond stones back ordered (hopefully) until 20, September and the 1200-1600 super fine ceramic stones should be available to ship 1, … Continue reading

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The Sharpener Shop – keep your blades sharp!

Shipping Update: I have a vacation planned for spring break with wifey and kidlet. All orders placed before noon (PDT) Friday March 30th will ship same or next day as is usual business. While the manufacturer is currently out of inventory, … Continue reading

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