10" Ceramic Honing Rod (2.0 Version)
10" Ceramic Honing Rod (2.0 Version)
10" Ceramic Honing Rod (2.0 Version)
Kakushin Kitchen

10" Ceramic Honing Rod (2.0 Version)

Regular price$45 CAD
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Ceramic honing rods are a great option for "do it at home" users to maintaining a crisp edge on all your knives. Ideal for Stainless Steel and even Carbon Steel blades, this rod makes a great investment.

Many believe that a honing rod is a sharpening tool because the outcome of using a sharpening tool and honing tool might feel similar: "look my knife cuts better". However, there are differences.

When you look at a used blade under a microscope, you will notice the edge looks like a series of tiny little sideway teeth or even like a wave. Those are known to create resistance when you cut ingredients, example; cutting through a tomato peel. Using a honing rod will realign the edge of your knife without removing material. On the other hand, the method of sharpening will remove with friction the little teeth by eliminating a part of the steel and creating a fresh surface with a sharper edge.

Watch our video where we talk further about the use of our honing rod: English | Français

Follow the 3 steps below with the help of the image shown:

1. Hold your knife in one hand and your rod in the other with the tip upside down on your cutting board or even a damp towel.
2. Starting from the heel of your blade going up to the tip, slowly slide the edge of your knife by keeping a steady angle;
▪️ Traditional Knives; Hold a 20-25 degree
▪️ Japanese Knives; Hold a 15 degree
3. Repeat this same steady movement a few times on each side of the edge.

With all products in stock, we take the opportunity to ensure that your new knives are fully inspected, hand-sharpened and sharp tested on a Professional BESS Certified Sharpness Tester.

This guarantees that your knives are ready to work right out the box.

Typically shipped from Quebec, Canada within 1-2 business days (Monday's and general holidays are excluded), you will receive a registered tracking number to follow the transition of your package via either Canada Post or FedEX all depending on your delivery area.

Average Delivery Estimates: 

Expedited Shipping

Canada: 3 - 5 days

USA: 5 - 7 days

Express Shipping

Provides faster delivery times usually estimated to 2 days.

*Be advised that Kakushin cannot guarantee deliveries following the fulfillment of your order. The average delivery timeframes listed at check-out are general standards and might not apply to all areas. If you need more information, you can verify with our courier; Canada Post for timeframes from our postal code J8P7R5 to yours.

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