Honing Steel

Essential care for your knife edge.

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or 6 weekly interest-free payments from £13.33

Selecting your handle materials is the first step in our 42-stage process that will see your knife made by hand from scratch in 4-6 weeks

An absolutely stunning piece of craftsmanship arrived today! The weight and balance is perfect, the finish is unlikely anything I have come across before. All the way through the process I have been kept informed by Phil and been given options to make this knife my own, I would highly recommend Savernake Knives 11/10

Regular honing is vital to keep your knife edge in tiptop condition and prolonging the life of your knife. While sharpening requires an abrasive surface and removes metal from your blade, honing works by simply realigning and polishing your edge to maintain sharpness.

Savernake Knives are designed to respond very well to honing and only need sharpening very rarely. This is one of the reasons why Savernake knives last so long. It’s essential though, that honing is done using a smooth steel that removes as little metal material as possible.

Our honing steels are made to order by a specially selected partner. We then add the handle of your choice in our Wiltshire workshop. Regularly honed, your knife should only need sharpening with a more abrasive surface once every year or two.

For more information on our honing steels, read our 'Thoughts on a honing steel' blog post.

  • Keeping your blades in tip-tip shape and ready for action.
  • A long-lasting knife
  • A super sharp cutting edge
Honing steel Savernake knives
Honing steel Savernake knives
Honing steel Savernake knives Wayne
Honing steel Savernake knives

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Beautiful additions

Richlite Chopping Board Set

Sustainable, dish-washer safe and promotes easy chopping.

Custom suede pouch

Made-to-order knife pouch by master saddlers E.J Wicks.

Shipping & lifetime guarantee

  • Every Savernake product is made to order. The quest for perfection takes time, so please allow 4-6 weeks for your order to arrive (see below for Gift Invitations & Panic Department).
  • Need it sooner? Please get in touch and we’ll always do our best to help.
  • Your order will be delivered by Royal Mail Special Delivery in its specially-designed tubular Savernake packaging and guidance on knife care.
  • Gift invitations & Ready Made items will be posted as soon as possible upon ordering (same working day if order is placed before 2pm).

International deliveries will be charged at £20 at checkout.

Our products are guaranteed for a lifetime. We also offer a reconditioning service for damaged knives for a small fee.

We’re sure you’ll love your new knife. If there’s something not right with your order, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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