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The Forged in Fire Chef and Paring Knife Set is inspired by HISTORY’s hit TV show Forged in Fire they are tailored to be trustworthy knives that you can always rely on. These blades can easily slice through almost anything with precision. Here are some tips to stay safe when handling your Forged in Fire knife.
Tip #1 - Keep your knives sharp: Trying to cut with a dull knife can be dangerous. Dull knives require you to apply more force while cutting which can easily result in slips. Maintaining the sharpness of the blade will grant you more control when cutting. Use a sharpening stone or a knife sharpener to maintain the cutting edge.
Tip #2 - Keep your knives clean: Keeping a clean knife makes it easier for you to handle. It’s important to clean your knives immediately after each use, food residue can make your knife slippery and result in an accident. Keeping a clean blade also prevents contamination and the spread of bacteria.
Tip #3 - Proper cutting techniques: It can be very easy to accidently injure yourself if you do not know how to properly handle a blade. Always use a cutting board and be very cautious of your hands. When cutting, bring your knife down and through in one smooth, controlled motion. Lastly, take your time! Rushing will not only increase your chances of slipping and injuring yourself, but also will most likely result in uneven or improper cuts.
Tip #4 -Having a secure cutting board: Make sure you have a cutting board or surface that issecure. Cutting boards with rubber feet, provide grip and help anchor it on your counter-top, thishelps prevent slips and gives you a stable surface to work off of.