Originally Posted by K80Shooter
IMHO no one should try sharpening a Shun or any other good knife until you have learned how to sharpen.
Grab a couple of old knives or get something from a pawn shop to learn on, once mastered then move on to your good knives. As with anything it takes practice to master knife sharping.
I agree, I have a bunch of old knives bought from second hand stores I keep in a bucket and purposely dull them and practice resharpening every so often.