By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
The secret to sharpening a knife to its sharpest possible edge is to maintain consistency of angle while drawing the blade across an abrasive surface.
It’s all about the proper angle (degrees) and keeping it the same while sharpening (and of course, the materials of the abrasive sharpening surface).
An important prep item for the preparedness-minded is a knife sharpener. Considering that most everyone has at least a pocket knife (and likely additional knives), the question is, how many people have a proper knife sharpener to maintain a very good cutting edge?
Do you know the proper angle to sharpen your knife? Did you know that dependent upon manufacturer and model that knives having different bevel angles?
What is the best angle to sharpen your knife?