Here are some of my Knife sharpening videos,I can show you how I sharpen different types of cutting edges with my Block knife sharpeners. You can see lots more on our YouTube channel.(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcROiYOuz71uUjNs4rq7fPw?view_as=subscriber
How To Sharpen A Serrated Edge Knife
The Block Sharpener is truly the only sharpener that will do any style serrated edge knife. (100% true). We been sharpening knives for free over 40 years now, and still have not found a serrated edge we can not sharpen. They all get much sharper than new, even brand new knives get sharper, with no chance or damaging an edge. It come out perfect Every time. Stand sharpener up, hold sharpener buy its handle let one rod touch table and one off table. Put knife in the middle of sharpener.( saw lightly). It will not hurt or damage the teeth. But what you’re looking for is when sawing back and forth The sharpener will start to vibrate. This makes sharpener rods open up and blade will drop deep into the rods. Hitting top to bottom front to back of tooth. This sharpener will get in every angle, and it’s very easy to do.(Just Saw rock a little up and down) you cannot do it wrong. Use 3 & 1 oil , or any lite oil. Put on sharpeners rods for best results. Cooking oil works to.
How To Sharpen Scissors
How to Sharpen Scissors, hold in hands. Put your thumb in the dip made in the sharpeners handle. Keeping thumb behind thumb guard, made in handle. This feature we added to new style sharpener to give you great grip and better control when using our sharpener. Use one sharpener rod. Run it down following the bevel of your scissors cutting edge. Then do inside of scissors, on the flat edge you will have a burr, just lay the sharpener with one rod on the blade and sweep away from you. You’re squaring the corner. It not hard you will get it when you try, this method you will use on gardening tools a lot. Just flow the edges using side of one rod. Some scissor can be pulled threw like a straight edge knife too. Once you get the hang of this tool you can sharpen any cutting edges. Long as there is some cutting edge left on tool.
How To Sharpen Straight Edge Knives
We suggest Using sharpener on a Flat steady surface, like a table. Press knife in firmly hard. Make sharpeners rods flex, pull one direction (Down) But not straight down. Come up with back of knife keeping pressure in the sharpener, using a roll out motion. Then right down the middle you will feel the sharpening rods adjust to knife edge. Pull through till it feels smooth. Bringing the handle of knife up little higher each time. (keeping pressure). Razor sharper is up higher.(Not straight down) Use 3&1 oil on sharpening rods. Or any lite oils for best results. When done, to get sharper use a leather belts rough side of belt and then strap knife blade. Most named brand knives will get shaving sharp. If no belt, you can use thick cardboard it will work too. This polishes the knife edge. Works great for finishing pocket knife, filet knives and Skinner.
About Block knife sharpeners
We can sharpen very expensive knives, with no fear of losing what’s already their or devalue collectible knives. Our Patent sharpening rods flex open, and are made to squeeze back,so you pick up on knifes original Cutting edge, taking off very little to no steel off. Yet you can get most knives razor sharp fast and easily. With our unique flex design Block Knife Sharpeners can pick up on Hundreds of odd shape cutting edges that other sharpeners cannot sharpen. Block sharpeners Work much like professional chef steel work. But much easier. Block knife sharpeners are also well known for sharpening any style Serrated edge knives. Block’s will not Damage any serrated edge knives. WE Have not found a serrated edge knife that Block knife sharpeners cannot sharpen.
You can literally do hundreds of knives, Use 3-n-1 oil on rods it will help you get sharper and Sharpening rods will last longer. You can pull and turn the sharpening rods if ever need. But only the New model Sharpeners can be pulled. New rods are free if you need new ones. You pay shipping.5 dollars call us.
Some, not all.(Best not to do.) use a leather and strap them or try very fine wet sand paper. Ceramics chip easy got to be good.
Yes, It will Sharpen any serrated edge knife you have. We have sharpen every kind we ever tried, (It works Great). It will not chew up teeth, or round them down. It sharpens both side and tooth top to bottom front to back side. We have done lots of different style serrated knives like the pointy teeth found on Smith & Wesson, the Scalloped teeth found on Kershaw knives, and even the squared tooth pattern found on the Buck pocket knife. And for Sag. Knife and Microtech knives they sharpen unreal. Much sharpener than new..
Good name Brands knives sharpen Best. In the Kitchen, Chicago Cutlery, Ginsu knives, Porsche, Cut-co, Hen & Rooster, Dexter and all Walmart brands. Pocket knives, Case XX, Buck, Kershaw, Gerber, Snyder-co, SAG. Micro-tech. (Preparation Is the Key to Success) When sharpening Bring back of knife up, Razor sharp is found up high.(Roll it out) Blunt sharp straight down. Good to leather strap when done. Most name brand knives will get shaving sharp..
Yes, and much harder long as knife has some edge left. Block sharpeners can sharpen knives that other knife sharpeners cannot start to sharpen. Block sharpeners sharpening rods are of a very high rock well 69 making them almost impossible to wear out.
Some not all. The sharpener needs some edge on the blade to pick up on. the sharpeners rods made to flex so the flow the original cutting edges, If no edge, try doing a X from rod to rod, then come straight down the middle. Use lot of presser and 3&1 oil on Sharpeners Rods. (Any kind of oil will work.) Call for any Questions about sharpening knives or ordering knife sharpeners ask for Paul or Billie Jo. 352 568 0444 Eastern Best time 9 to 5 Eastern time, some nights to 8
They both work pretty much the same .The new model is much safer to use, with our new patented rubber anti-slip grip molded in handle, and it’s unique thumb guide formed handle. This gives you more control when sharpening scissors and outdoor tools or using in hands when outside or where there is no flat edges or tables to work off of . Anti-slip grip ring found on Bottom side of sharpener gives you Grips great grip when using it on kitchen counters, and Stainless steel counters found in restaurants. The New Model Rods can be pull out and turned if need.
First Oil Rods with 3-1 oil. Then when you put knife in sharpener, do not pull straight down, you need to bring back of knife up, keeping even presser. (Roll it out) do not pull straight down or favor one rod more than other , pull down the middle bring handle side of knife up. Ride sharpeners rods higher for sharper result.
YES and Trademarked
Block knife sharpeners have a patent flex in their sharpeners design able sharpener to adjust to any cutting edge.So when you draw a knife blade threw their sharpening rods.You can only make a knife sharpen.Block Sharpeners are very simple knife sharpener to use. Watch these videos closely and you will no more problem sharpening any kind of cutting edges.