Looking for something I can travel with when cooking for family and friends( who don't have large cutting boards like myself). Need something tall with
Or fatigued by a lot steeling?
In both cases make sure to remove a bit of steel to get a fresh edge.
If the OP's coworker's knife has regularly seen grinding tools, could the steel have been damaged by overheating?
I asked because both soft steel types require an opposite strategy. The Lion stainless ask for a very coarse edge. Think silicon carbide stones with a