Knives are one of essential tools for cooking. However, they need maintenance as they get dull while used.
In Japan, knives are sharpened with whetstone. Sharpening knives is one of important work of professional chefs. When not sharpened properly, knives will get dull soon and even transformed in the end. In such conditions, even high-quality expensive knives cannot work as well as they are supposed to. The maintenance of knives can be the most important challenge for Japanese professional chefs.
Today we are going to introduce an amazing sharpener that can easily sharpen knives without particular skills.
Seki Magoroku Diamond and Ceramic Sharpener
Seki Magoroku is a brand produced by Kai, which is a representative knife manufacture in Seki, the center of knife manufacturing. They succeeded the skills from the blacksmiths who made knives for renowned samurai warriors in the Sengoku Period. Now they apply those skills to knife manufacturing. Seki Magoroku is one of the brands that have top share of the market for knives. Their knives are widely used and loved, from home use knives to professional knives.
One of their products, Seki Magoroku Diamond and Ceramic Sharpener features 3 different types of whetstones that fit in one body.
When you use ordinary quick sharpeners, you cannot avoid the knife getting dull soon again or damaged. It is very hard for them to sharpen knives as well as whetstones do. Seki Magoroku Diamond and Ceramic Sharpener was developed to solve those issues.
How to Use Seki Magoroku Diamond and Ceramic Sharpener
It is very easy how to use Seki Magoroku Diamond and Ceramic Sharpener. First sharpen the cutting edge with the diamond whetstone (coarse grains). Next, sharpen the cutting edge with the ceramic whetstone (mediate grains) to get it thinner and sharper. Finally, sharpen with the fine ceramic whetstone (fine grains) to smooth the cutting edge for finishing. With these only 3 steps, the knife will regain sharpness! The sharpener can be easy for everyone to use including those who have never sharpened knives, as there are detailed instructions with figures on its package.
Let’s do maintenance on your knives frequently!
It is dangerous to use dull knives as they require more strength for cutting. Also, they are more vulnerable for cracks. They have higher risks of injuries and incidents. Sharpening knives is important not only for stress-free, pleasant and delicious cooking but also for safety.
Why don’t you get this amazing sharpener to no longer get bothered with dull knives!