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How sharp are your kitchen knives?

July 30, 2012 | 10:38 am

Every knife geek I know has their own special method of testing their knives' sharpness. Some shave a little bit of arm hair. Others feel the edge with their fingers (Yikes! I know!). My personal favorite is to nick my thumbnail with the blade; if it catches, it's sharp enough. But nobody knows knives better than Bob Kramer, who is to blades what Kobe Bryant is to jump shots. Here's a really cool video of him demonstrating his favorite tests. I can't wait to see the sharpening videos. After trying Kramer's tests, I guess I need them.

 

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