Sharpening Grit Progression for All Wicked Edge Abrasives
When determining the best grit progression to use you must first identify the material of the abrasive you are using. For the most part, you’ll want to progress from hard materials to soft ones, especially with coarser grits.Then, progress within ...
Creating a Mirror Edge - Advantages, Disadvantages, and Recommended Grit Progressions
The purpose of this article is to provide information about the advantages and disadvantages of a mirror-edge, and provide a selection of recommendations for grit progressions to achieve a mirror-edge. Benefits of a Mirror-Edge Push-cutting - Highly ...
Can the Wicked Edge Sharpen Re-Curved Blades?
All Wicked Edge sharpeners have always done well with re-curved and inside curved blades. Our Medium 400 Grit / Fine Grit Semi-Round Stones for Curved Blades do a great job of this. The video below shows a first use of the semi-round stones on a hawk ...
Can the Wicked Edge Sharpen Broadheads?
It depends on the broadhead design and construction: Two bladed broadheads like the Silver Flame, Zwickey and Solid all mount easily and sharpen well with any of the Wicked Edge systems. Three and four bladed broadheads must have blades that detach ...
What Angle Should I Sharpen My Knife At?
A common question for sharpeners new and old alike is "What angle should I choose to sharpen my knife at?" When you’re first getting started with a Wicked Edge sharpener, it’s best to match the existing angle on your knife. Thankfully, there is an ...