A razor-sharp cutting edge is finally obtained with one or two light strokes on each side of the blade. For sharper knives just place the knife against the grindstone and sharpen using a steady sawing motion.
- Place roller knife sharpener on flat surface with knife edge against grindstone and blade resting on inside of roller.
- Use a steady back and forth sawing motion with downward pressure.
- Allow knife to roll with stone. After 10-15 strokes repeat for other side of blade.
- When sharpening curved end of blade raise hand slightly to remain in close contact with grindstone.