Top-quality sharpening stones and whetstones
There are many ways to sharpen your knives. You are still, however, left with the best results if you use the 'old-fashioned' sharpening stones, also called whetstones. Is sharpening on sharpening stones easy? No. Is it difficult? Not at all! At first it might take a little getting used to, but with some experience everyone can sharpen their knives on a sharpening stone. Sharper than with any other sharpening method.
How do you maintain sharpening stones?
Sharpening stones need to be lapped in time, you cannot escape this fact. For it you can use diamond-coated sharpening stones, flattening stones or a levelling kit. Keep your sharpening stones in great shape!