How Sharp Is Your Knife, Exactly?
How sharp is your knife, exactly? For years, I settled for knowing my edges were sharp enough for a given purpose. However, at some point like so many other sharpening enthusiasts, I wanted to know exaclty how sharp my edges really were. How did my edges compare with edges honed by others, or machines? Here’s a discussion about one way some of us OCD knife and razor edge enthusiasts solved the problem using the BESS standard.