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SVÖRD™ KNIFE DO'S and DON'T'S

DO keep the knife sharp DO keep the knife clean DO keep the knife out of reach of children DON'T chop through animal bone or wood DON'T use as a lever or hammer DON'T use it to tighten up screws or pry open tin cans DON'T leave in salt water, if so rinse afterwards DON'T try to sharpen with butcher's steel or devices designed to pull the knife through DON'T throw knives unless they are tempered to do so . . ----------------------------------------------- IT'S POOR ECONOMY TO USE A FINE KNIFE AS A CHEAP TOOL -----------------------------------------------

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The craftsman's method of sharpening Svord™ knives.

Precision knife sharpening is a delicate operation; easy after practice, but to obtain first-class results with your Svord™ knife the following procedure should be observed.

Referring to the diagram, select the grade of 'Indian' or Arkansas' stone according to the degree of coarseness of the 'sawtooth' pattern desired. Take the knife in your usual working hand, lay it at an angle of 10-20 degrees to the stone, using the fingers on your free hand to apply mild pressure to the blade...

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SOME VITAL SVORD TIPS

Never wash this knife in a dishwasher. Never leave this knife wet or in water at any time or the knife will tarnish. Always cut on a chopping board and not directly on a stainless steel bench top. To wash your knife, run it under boiling hot water as this imparts a blue-ish tinge to the steel. To sharpen your knife we recommend abrasive sharpeners such as a diamond steel or a stone, traditional oil stone, India stone or Arkansas stone - never use a Butcher's steel as it is designed to align the edge on soft steel knives. Store...

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Svord™ Knives - Prized Possessions

A Message from Brian Baker - Master Cutler

"In today's throwaway world of mass-produced short-life uniformity, I am proud to offer knives, 100% hand-crafted in the manner of the world's finest and most famous knives - the bowie, the Arkansas 'Toothpick' - and made from the finest steel with the best designed edge. I offer you Svord™ - the knives for your lifetime."    www.svord.com

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