How To Sharpen Ultra-Hard Steels on a Wicked Edge

How To Sharpen Ultra-Hard Steels on a Wicked Edge

So you have a ultra-hard, high carbon blade... how do you sharpen it?

Luckily, our systems can easily handle these types of blades and with just a couple of tips, you'll be able to get a Wicked Edge. 
  1. Use a high grit, well broken-in Diamond Stone. We suggest not going lower than 1000 Grit Diamond Stone to ensure the diamonds don't chip the extremely hard, fragile steel. Japanese steel blades get the best finish with either the 1500 or 2200 Grit Diamond Stones.
  2. Use very light pressure. Let the stones do all the work and don't press into the knife

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