Knife maintenance & cleaning:


Hand-wash only (no dishwasher!). Dry well and lubricate with mineral or kitchen oil if needed.  Like most equipment, knives need a little care over time. Here are a few tips to help you get lasting service from your knife:

  • Keep your knife dry -the entire knife, not just the blade.
  • Keep your knife clean, particularly moving parts (pocket knives).
  • Keep your knife oiled; especially pivot points and the blade.
  • Do not attempt self-repair. This may create an unsafe condition.

Carbon steel knife blades may be prone to rust if not cared for correctly.  If this happens, don't worry: rust is rarely enough to be an issue.  If it does develop, polish the blade with a rust eraser, then hand wash and dry the knife for safekeeping.

A note about knife safety...

A knife is a precision instrument and, if misused, can cause injury. Upon delivery, please take care when opening and take care to avoid any incident. Never play with knives; Do not use a knife for any purpose for which it is not intended. Always handle it with care and keep out of reach of children. Always take caution when sliding the knife in or out of its sheath.

Knives may be dangerous, even deadly, if used improperly, negligently, and/or illegally. When buying merchandise from Poglia, you agree that you will use the merchandise in a safe and legal manner, consistent with all applicable laws, safety rules, and good common sense. You also agree that you will take such steps as may be reasonably necessary or required by applicable law to keep any merchandise out of the hands of minors and untrained and/ or immature individuals.

Buying Poglia merchandise, you agree to assume all risks related to and/or arising from your ownership and use of the merchandise and agree to indemnify and hold Poglia harmless from any and all claims brought by any person or entity against Poglia related to and/or arising from your ownership and/or use of the merchandise.