Re: on knives
- From: Scott Packard <scottp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 14:38:35 -0800
On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 15:26:45 -0500, Randy the Random wrote:
> Ingvar writes:
>>I've used an electric sharpener that worked Very Well. It just took a
>>while more than 5 seconds. Big round sandstone, with a water tray taht
>>could be pulled up so as to wet teh stone, driven by an electric
>>An absolute delight to use, for axes, scythes and lawn-mower
>>blades. Probably a delight for sharpening knives too. Neither cheap,
>>small nor quick, though.
> Hmmm. Yes, yes. I could use one of those. Cheap wasn't really a
> requirement. However, in this instance, I was thinking of something
> that would not be met with looks of shock and then irritated screeching
> while I used it on the kitchen counter.
If it's really, really not a requirement then look for Tormek.
I think that is what Ingvar was using. It's very impressive but I
can't bring myself to buy it just for sharpening knives.
If I was a woodworker then perhaps. As it is I like looking at it
and would snap one up at a garage sale but I keep using my stones.
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