JUNE 4, 2020
Today in Gear: An Intuitive Knife Sharpener, How You Should Actually Lace Your Boots & More
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Any decent chef will tell you that a sharp knife is one of — if not the — most important tools in a well-stocked kitchen. Not only is a sharp knife safer to use than a dull one; a well-kept blade will slice through tough meats and produce like butter, whereas the only thing a dull knife will slice through is, well, butter. What you may not know, however, is that you don’t need to buy a custom $500 chef’s knife to get a good, clean cut. In fact, a knife sharpener might just be the second most important tool in a well-stocked kitchen, and this Benchstone Knife Sharpener from Work Sharp is really all you need to make virtually any knife the so-called sharpest tool in the shed. The Benchstone uses Tri-brasive Technology for quick indexing between coarse and fine diamond and fine ceramic stone. Plus it features interchangeable angle guides for consistent strokes and a pivot response function that follows the curve of the blade in order to maintain steady contact. A sharp knife elevates the entire kitchen — so if you’re still mashing your meals to a pulp with a dull blade, use the link below to get to the cutting edge of kitchen tools.
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