How to Clean Your Metal Honing Steel

Did you know that your metal honing steel is magnetic? When you hone your knives, you’re actually taking off minuscule metal shavings from the edge of your knife. These shavings stick to your honing steel and gum it up, preventing it from honing properly.

To get it back in working condition, HOK President Andre Eng shows you a quick and effective way to clean your steel, and tell if you might need a new one.

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