Bob Kramer is somewhat of a knife making legend, he’s been featured on numerous lists of the world’s best knife makers and more recently was the protagonist of a video produced by Anthony Bourdain, who subsequently bought one of his products.
The knife maker says that most people don’t pay attention to their tools, hopefully not if you’re a professional chef, and then proceeds to offer up his suggestions on how to make your knives truly sharp.
He first explains how to test if a knife is sharp enough with a number of little tricks that will test your knife’s sharpness. In the second and third videos, Kramer goes on to explain how to hone and sharpen a knife.
Don’t miss this video that shows how Kramer actually makes his beautiful knives.