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How A Knife Is Dulled and Sharpened

It is not right to assume that there is more danger with a sharp knife than with a dull knife. You are actually safer when you are using a sharp knife because there is less chance that it will slip to your fingers the same way that a dull knife actually can. Also, when it comes to cutting, sharp knives cut well but not the dull ones. Meaning that it requires less force to get through food and thus making the work less laborious. it also means, that you are cutting them instead of ripping them apart, which means that it is even more substantive to delicate greens and herbs.

When sharpening knives there are subjects that are misunderstood and this is about steeling and stropping. This is apparently because this simplistic procedurefor many needs no brainer -since both do serve the same purpose anyway! This may be true yet the thing is that each of these serves a completely different process. So, whenever you see someone who is a wanna be, or a seasoned cook and even including a celebrity chef who rubs their knives energetically against the grooved butcher’s steel indicating that this is the way to sharpen knifes, It only shows the absurdity of what they are doing.

but to be able to come up with a greater sense out of this, we have to first determine what that part in the knife needs to be processed in order to sharpen it. Working with the steel of the knife, we don’t really intend to sharpen it but merely to thin out the metal part which is the actual cutting edge throughout the entire blade of the knife. It is also used to realigned those deformed edges due to dents and metal flakes that has been peeled off because of a stern crash. The act of stopping on the other hand is also to make a knife sharp but what you do here is refining the edge of the knife on the micro level. In this the edge is dragged backwards, not a pushed forwardstroke in the case of steeling.
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Although there is truth to the fact that a knife edge gets dull because it loses some metal due to the constant rubbing across on the surface of a medium thus losing some atoms in the process but this actually has a minimal effect on the knife. The actual dulling of the knife occurs on a micro level where the thin edge easily chips off and it is not because of being subjected to the significant amount of pressure that is applied when cutting, but it is actually the tendency of our hands to wobble left and right when we are cutting food that makes the very thin metal to chip, bend, and fold.Doing Utensils The Right Way