$1 KNIFE CAN BE AS SHARP AS A $300 ARTISAN KNIFE. IN THIS VIDEO, JUNS KITCHEN SHARPENS $1 KNIFE WITH 5 DIFFERENT GRIT STONES, AND THE RESULT IS IMPRESSIVE. HE MENTIONED FOR A NORMAL HOUSEHOLD KNIFE, 2 STONES ARE ENOUGH.
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STONE 1 #1000
STONE 2 #2000

CHEAPER OPTION: KING TWO SIDED SHARPENING STONE #1000 & #6000


SHARPENING WITH BOB KRAMER: