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Another question: Can anyone recommend a knife-skills class? I know there are many in the Bay Area, but I'd particularly like to find one that teaches how to sharpen knives with a whetstone.

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  1. Previous post about knife sharpening only.
    "Jeff at Bernal Cutlery does indeed offer classes for 2 or 3 people - I think it's 30 to 40 bucks."
    sparky403 on Mar 14, 2010

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    Bernal Cutlery
    331 Cortland Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

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    1. re: wolfe

      Well, here are some youtube vids to get you started

      http://www.youtube.com/user/Chefknive... (this is the first of like 20 vids

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      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTtxys...

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5y4Ihh...

      You do not have to pay for a class... just buy some waterstones of varying grit and start sharpening. You can learn easily. It is not a hard task. Have fun!

      1. re: wolfe

        I ran across this today if you are a more in-person learner...

        https://www.kitchenonfire.com/classes...

      2. I just talked to this guy today.

        Knife Sharpening Class with Eric E. Weiss
        Monday, 11/08/2010, 6:30-8:30 pm
        Paulding & Co., A Creative Kitchen
        1410 D 62nd St., Emeryville, CA 94608

        Class details and registration at

        www.pauldingandco.com
        510.594.1104