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When using a whetstone, you’ll have to flip the blade over to sharpen both sides, but it’ll work perfectly well.
There are electric sharpeners, two-stage hand sharpeners, and whetstones.
Even the best whetstones aren’t very expensive, but you can opt for a double-sided one for under $25.
The clever design of this knife sharpening stone allows you to simply flip the whetstone sharpener over to go from rough to fine.
He approved of Parpon, and never lost a chance of sharpening his humour on the dwarf's impish whetstone of a tongue.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Behind him, each of the natives had laid his stabbing-knife, skinning-knife, and whetstone.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
It's colder'n a blue whetstone, so put on all the clothes you've got.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland
It is a profession which uses the conscience as a whetstone upon which to sharpen the intellect.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
His firm and close-grained mind was a sort of whetstone on which my father sharpened his wits at this weekly setting.Spare Hours|John Brown