There are several ways to sharpen your global knife. A pro chef would probably prefer to sharpen the knife by hand using a whetstone, but i takes special skills to do it right. The easiest way to sharpen a global knife is to use a water wheel sharpener.
Global knife sharpener
Water wheels sharpeners( like this global knife sharpener) are hand held ceramic sharpeners and no experience or skill is required to use them simply fill the reservoir with water and run your global knife backwards and forwards a few times. The ceramic wheels ensure the blade on your global knife is sharpened at the correct angle.The water inside of the reservoir keeps your knife clean during the sharpening procedure.This sharpener is recommended for Global knives only.
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Why you should buy a Minosharp global knife sharpener
Why use a special sharpener for sharpening Global knives?
Global knives comes from Japan and as many Asian knives, global knives has a sharper edge than western (or European) knives. A western knife has an angle of about 20 degree, Asian knives has an angle of about 15 degree. Your global knives won´t be sharp enough if you use a sharpener made for your common kitchen knives (western knives). Traditional sharpening steels should be avoided since they may be too abrasive for such fine kitchen knives.
The Minosharp knife sharpener does a great job and is very easy to use,this is a must buy for global knife users. The global knife sharpener comes with sharpening instructions and is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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