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sharpen

[′shär·pən]
(engineering)
To give a thin keen edge or a sharp acute point to.
(graphic arts)
To decrease the size of the dots on a screened halftone.
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While a honing rod simply realigns the metal at the edge of a blade, a knife sharpener actually removes metal from the blade and creates a whole new edge.
The only kind of electric chainsaw sharpeners I recommend look like a miniature wood-cutting miter saw.
As only one week left in Eidul Azha celebrations, the blacksmiths and knife sharpeners of Peshawar have received numerous orders earning twice as high this year.
Knife sharpeners and blacksmiths whether trained or untrained, are deemed as rare commodities these days in Peshawar, who were receiving innumerable orders despite an exorbitant charges for their services.
Our line of easy to use kitchen knife sharpeners are ideal for the home cook, with preset sharpening angles and top of the line abrasives," says Melissa Ledbetter, housewares marketing manager.
introduced the Chef'sChoice brand with the debut of its first electric knife sharpener in 1985.
I found this Smith's Edgework 50119 sharpener for PS19.
If you use knives with high-end exotic steels, it's recommended you sharpen your knife before leaving for your outing and carry a small field sharpener in case of emergency.
The sharpener is not just life; it's everyone in it as well.
Four years ago, the company entered the housewares market with kitchen knife sharpeners and has since branched out into slicers and graters.
I pleased the introduce our home kitchen knife sharpener.
You may not even have to buy a new knife, but it's worth investing in a sharpener, like the 2-stage Knife Sharpener, from Lakeland (lakeland.