Many people would look at a rusty kitchen knife and think that it's doomed for the trash. But as Jun Yoshizuki of JunsKitchen shows, you can bring this tool back to life with some determined knife polishing. And not only that, but the oddly satisfying endeavor will produce a popular YouTube video. When Yoshizuki filmed the meticulous process, it rocketed him to the site's top spot with over seven million views (and counting).
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