Knife Care Instructions for Carbon Steel Knives

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Caring for your Blade

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Wash your blade in warm soapy water.

Dry thoroughly after washing and use a small amount of blade oil on the entire blade. (Vegetable oil also does the trick).

Never wash your blade in a dishwasher.