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Sharpening a pocketknife

Q. When and how should I sharpen my pocketknives?

— Dull Dale, Colts Neck, N.J.

A. How often you sharpen your pocketknife depends mostly on how often you use it. Basically when the blade feels dull to the touch or if it starts to feel awkward cutting with your knife, it’s time to do a little sharpening.

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43 Comments on Sharpening a pocketknife

  1. Nice sharpening skills. like it.

  2. how much does whet stone usually cost?

  3. I just use a kitchen knife sharpener

  4. How do I sharpen my ridged knife

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