It's important to make sure your knives are in tip-top shape when using them to cook or hunt. The sharper the knife, the easier cuts can be made without much force. In this video, you'll see how the sharpen a knife using a stone block. Here are the instructions for sharpening the knife:
--Wet the rough side of the stone using water or vegetable oil.
--Applying firm pressure, run the blade along the stone, holding it at a 20 degree angle.
--Turn the blade and repeat the process
--When finished, make sure to wipe the blade down using a cloth or paper towel, in order to dry it and catch any remaining metal or stone.
--Test the knife on a piece of paper and if it's not sharp enough, repeat process.