HORL® Blog

We like sharp knives. In order for you to take the best out of your favourite dishes, we share with you our experience of grinding knives for over 25 years.

15° or 20°?

15° or 20°?

For more flexibility, the magnetic angle support of the HORL® 2 offers a 15° and a 20° angle. What are the differences between both angles? Which angle is more suited to my knife? And to what extent are knives allowed to be resharpened?

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The first sharpening process

The first sharpening process

During the first grinding, the knife blade is ground in. Why are patience and the right angle important? How is burr removed? And what role do the steel quality and previous care of the knife?
 

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Grinding of a damascus knife

Grinding of a damascus knife

No question – in terms of sharpness, damask knives play in the professional kitchen league. Extreme sharpness, a long cutting edge and exceptional grain make the heart of every knife lover beat faster.

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HORL® Storys

Openness and the courage to discover new things are indispensable components of our work. In our HORL® Storys we document inspiring encounters with people who think as we do.

We are a family of innovation pioneers with 25+ years of experience in knife sharpening based at the foot of the Black Forest.