- Obtain a piece of sandpaper. A sandpaper sheet with 150-200 grit will work just fine, but you could even go for a little bit of a finer grit (bigger grit number) if you want smoother edges to your scissor blades.
- to Sharpen Scissors. Cut through the sandpaper.
- to Sharpen Scissors. Wipe down the scissors.
Herein, what is the best angle to sharpen a knife at?
A 17 to 20 degree angle covers most kitchen knives. Some knives (typically Japanese manufacturers) will sharpen their knives to roughly 17 degrees. Most western knives are roughly 20 degrees. It is our experience that kitchen knives sharpened to 15 to 20 degrees cut very well and are still durable.
How do you sharpen scissors with aluminum foil?
Use aluminum foil to sharpen the edge of your shears. Fold the foil a few times to make it thicker, and then cut several slices through the foil. Test the scissors by cutting through a scrap piece of paper. If they do not seem sharp enough, repeat the process.