Knife Knowledge

    FAQ: Why did my NEW knife come dull?

    24th Mar 2015

    That is a great question.  In an ideal world, every new knife would come right from the factory with a razor sharp edge.  The fact is they don't. Let me explain.  There are a co … read more

    FAQ: "What angle should I sharpen my kitchen knife?"

    17th Dec 2014

    Question: "What angle should I sharpen my kitchen knife?"The simple answer to this question is this:European Knives - Tough & Durable: Built like tanks, most European knives have thick homoge … read more
    FAQ: Do Bark River Knives have a Micro-Bevel?

    FAQ: Do Bark River Knives have a Micro-Bevel?

    1st Dec 2014

    In a word, "No."Some people have reported seeing a microbevel (or a secondary bevel) on Bark River Knives, but what they are likely seeing is a difference in the polish on the edge of the blade.M … read more

    When Good Edges Go Bad

    15th Apr 2014

    When good edges go bad For the true knife lover, there's an almost indescribable thrill that comes with using a sharp blade. A keen edge glides effortlessly through the work, responding as muc … read more