Fast delivery from our own stock More than 11.000 products We love quality products
EUR
EUR
4.8
Kitchen knives
& cutting
Pans
& cookware
Knife sharpening
& maintenance
Pocket knives
& multitools
LED Torches
& batteries
Binoculars
& scopes
Outdoor
& gear
New
products
Deals
& discounts

Knife sharpening & maintenance

Edge-On-Up: bringing science to the edge

The Edge-On-Up sharpness testers scientifically measure the sharpness of your knives. As such you will finally learn how sharp your knives really are. The result is that you not only improve your sharpening skills you can also check the state of your collection.

Edge-On-Up was founded in 2014 by Mike Brubacher in Arizona, United States. The standard that is used to determine the sharpness of knives is called the BESS-standard: Brubacher Edge Sharpness Scale. This scale was developed by Mike Brubacher, owner of Edge-On-Up. He has a background in sensor and test development in various industries. In 2012 he started developing a standard that could measure the sharpness of knives and needles. The result is the BESS standard that was quickly adopted by experts and enthusiasts as one of the most user-friendly methods to determine the sharpness of a knife.

Information

How does the Edge-On-Up BESS sharpness test work?

The Edge-On-Up sharpness testers scientifically measure the sharpness of your knives. As such you will finally learn how sharp your knives really are. The result is that you not only improve your sharpening skills you can also check the state of your collection. But how do these BESS-certified sharpness tester work? Knivesandtools explains!