knife sharpening

  1. Leather honing wheel - repair or replace?

    The leather on the honing wheel on my Record sharpening grinder is no longer fit for purpose. It's become detached from the plastic hub, and has a nick in it where I accidentally damaged it. Record want £35 for a new wheel, and this made me think - if I could cleanly remove the leather, how...
  2. Which Lansky stones do I buy?

    I have settled , rightly or wrongly, on the Lansky guided system to sharpen my knives. I have nothing special or exotic, but I do like a good sharp knife. The decision to invest is prompted by the purchase of an Eka switchblade at BSS. Do I buy a diamond set and then some finer stones to hone...

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