A good butcher’s knife should last you many years before you have to replace it. If you’re not one to part with a reliable kitchen tool, however, you can always try to revive it. Here’s an example that should light a fire of inspiration for those willing to stick by your
YouTube channel Andre Will Do It attempts the impossible — restoring this years-rusted blade to brand-new condition.
Unfortunately, it looks like someone fished this knife out of the galley of a sunken pirate ship. It’s pretty far gone.
Andre, however, is not deterred.
Check out how this butcher’s knife gets restored to pristine form
In one of the most relaxing videos we’ve seen this year, this guy spends hours sanding down, polishing, sharpening, and creating a new handle for the butcher’s knife. In short, the difference between what he started with to the final appearance of the knife is practically night and day.
Check out the video above to see how he does it. We highly recommend watching the entire video from beginning to end. Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) junkies will get a kick out of this eight minute immersion as they feel their stress melt away like the rust from this blade.