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Old 03-28-2015, 08:52 AM   #1
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Sharp table knives

Does anyone else sharpen their every day table knives?
For everyday use I use a set of British sterling flatware I inherited.
I have a knife sharpener I use to keep the table knives nice and sharp. The sharpening doesn't ruin the look of the knife. You can't even notice the sharp edge.
I always get a smile when a quest exclaims "Wow this knife cut through the steak like butter!"
Anyone else keep their table knives sharp?

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Old 03-28-2015, 10:48 AM   #2
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Constantly, nothing worst then a dull knife.
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Old 03-28-2015, 11:15 AM   #3
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Never. If I'm serving something that requires a sharp knife, I set the table with steak knives.
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Old 03-28-2015, 12:08 PM   #4
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Same here RPC
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:04 PM   #5
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Table knives usually are not made to be sharpened.

Steak knives may or may not be sharpened. Those that are serrated vs. straight edge.
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:25 PM   #6
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Same here RPC

Same here GQ

A table knife isn't supposed to be sharp
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:38 PM   #7
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I don't sharpen mine. The stainless steel blades on my sterling silver flatware cut steak very well.
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Old 03-28-2015, 02:24 PM   #8
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Does anyone else sharpen their every day table knives?
For everyday use I use a set of British sterling flatware I inherited.
I have a knife sharpener I use to keep the table knives nice and sharp. The sharpening doesn't ruin the look of the knife. You can't even notice the sharp edge.
I always get a smile when a quest exclaims "Wow this knife cut through the steak like butter!"
Anyone else keep their table knives sharp?
I hate to have to say this but if the table knives need sharpening so does the cook
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Old 03-29-2015, 10:33 AM   #9
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I hate to have to say this but if the table knives need sharpening so does the cook
That's funny.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:14 AM   #10
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What you call a table knife is what I call a butter knife, and that is what I use it for. I have two sets of steak knives that are extra sharp if I am serving meat that has to be cut.
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