Sharpening my ZWILLING Profesional "S" knives - advice needed

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by Jerry_Bcn, Aug 2, 2017.

  1. Jerry_Bcn

    Jerry_Bcn

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    Hi everyone!

    A few months ago I bought a set of 3 Professional "S" knives by ZWILLING (the longest one has a 20cm blade).

    Now the blades need sharpening (I probably waited too long!) and I would like to buy a honing steel and a stone. I'm quite queen on the Zwilling make as they can bought fairly cheap here in Spain.

    Which honing steel would you recommend? I don't want an abrasive one that actually eats metal, just one that straightens the blade. How about this one for instance:
    https://uk.zwilling-shop.com/Kitche...thetic-handle-black-Zwilling-32565-261-0.html

    Do you think this stone would be right for me? (TWIN Pro 250/1000 Combination Water Stone)
    https://www.zwilling.com/us/en/seri...50_1000combinationwaterstone-32505-100-0.html
     
  2. millionsknives

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    You're on the right track. 250/1000 grit stone is about all that steel will take anyway. Higher grit finishing stones are wasted on that soft steel.

    Honing rod - a smooth one, and long as possible. Shouldn't be more than 10-$20

    When you get started sharpening, you will notice that you can't sharpen the inch or so in front of the bolster. (bolster will hit the stone at the sharpening angles you want) I would give up on that area of the knife altogether.
     
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  3. Jerry_Bcn

    Jerry_Bcn

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    Thanks so much for the info - very clear and helpful!! :)