sharpen bread knife

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by jimyra, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. jimyra

    jimyra

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    A question for all you knife experts.  How do you sharpen a serrated bread knife?  It is a Forschner.
     
  2. foody518

    foody518

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    There are rounded stones/slip stones of various curves and shapes that can kind of fit in the grooves between the serrations.
     
  3. ordo

    ordo

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    Another solution if you can't find a stone that fits, is using wet-dry sandpaper and for instance a pen, a pencil or anything round that fits the serrations. Wrap the sandpaper around the pencil, sharpen the serrations one by one, enough to create a burr. Then deburr the flat side on a stone.
     
  4. millionsknives

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    This is what I use on serrated knives.

    If the "scallops" are only on one side of the knife it is much easier. Use that rod, then deburr the 'flat' side on a stone.

    You can also use a rat tail file if you can find one small enough
     
  5. atatax

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    I haven't had to yet. Probably should. I would probably try this guy's technique first
     
  6. jimyra

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    Thanks I'll order one on my next amazon purchase.