Arthur Ortega asked:

Often knife sharpeners for sharpening knives and knife honing for maintaining knives are misunderstood. Honing a knife is not the same as sharpening a knife. The sharp edge is still there it has just simply started to roll away from the true cutting edge of the blade. For example, you can hone a knife but that only results in straightening the sharp blade edge called the bevel. Bevels typically have a “V” shape to them. Honing a knife restores the nice “V” shape or bevel to knife blade edge. A honing rod

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