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How to properly sharpen Santoku and any other knife using a water sharpener/Japanese whetstone?

I've recently bought a really nice Santoku knife from W├╝sthof along with a Japanese water sharpener, and since then I've been watching a lot of videos and reading a lot of guides about how to use the ...
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Is it possible to sharpen a peeler? And if it is, how should I do it? Are there any things to look out for? (Such as ending up with concave blades.) This is the sort of peeler I'm talking about:
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How to find a competent knife sharpener

I have a santoku that I will be wanting to get professionally sharpened in the next few months. This is the first knife I've owned that was reasonably expensive so I want to make sure I take care of ...
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In the long run, is it better to regularly use a knife honer instead of a knife sharpener once in a while to keep the edge sharp?
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How do you sharpen a serrated knife?

I have some quality serrated knives but over time they get dull. How do I sharpen them?