Serrated knife sharpener can be quite a challenge and time consuming when it is being used since sharpening a bread knife is considered difficult itself. Some people even think that sharpening a serrated knife is impossible and they opt to have their serrated knife sharpened by professional or the company where they bought the knife. The serrated knife sharpening process is very different from normal edge knife. Each serration needs to be sharpened separately. But do you know that there are some serrated knife sharpeners which can be used in easy way? Here are some knife sharpeners that can you use to sharpen your bread knife at home.
DMT Serrated Knife Sharpener
The DMT serrated knife sharpener makes sharpening a serrated knife easy. It is one of the best serrated knife sharpener since it helps you to sharpen even the hardest serrated knives made of stainless steel, in a quick and easy way while maintaining the life of your cutlery because it only removes a minimal amounts of material from the knife. They are available in extra-fine to coarse grit. Their fine grit will provide a good cutting edge and have a good rate at sharpening and their coarse grit is faster sharpening for dull serrated knife. Here is a quick guide on how to use it;
- First, you need to select the proper grit size for your knife.
- Now, you need to match the diameter on the DMT sharpener to the size of the knife serration.
- Stroke the sharpener using a few short, back and forth strokes. Keep the sharpener in perpendicular position to the serrated knife.
- Feel for the burr on the backside of the knife after a few strokes. If you feel any, move on to the next serration.
- Once you have sharpened all the serration, flip the knife over and grind the burr off with light stroke.
Lansky Serrated Knife Sharpener
The Lansky sharpener for serrated knife is almost similar to the DMT sharpener.
- Place the taper rod in the gullet of a serration.
- Match the angle between the rod and the bevel angle of the gullet.
- Use short stroke and push the coarse rod against the bevel until you have removed enough material to form a burr.
- Repeat the process of the other knife serrations.
- Once done, remove the burr from the straight side of the knife.
This serrated knife sharpener is one of the favorite sharpener at home. Not only that this sharpener can be used for pocket knife, but also serrated knife. The use is also as easy as cutting the bread.
- Place the angular side of the rod on the side of the knife serration series.
- Place the flat side of the rode in the holder.
- Move the serration to one side of the sharpening rod lightly and slowly to make sure that the angular side sharpen each serration.
- Remove the burr by slowly using the other sharpening rod.
Those are simple and easy, which you can use at home, serrated knife sharpeners.