J.A. Henckels 32565-260 ZWILLING Accessories Sharpening Steel, 10-inch, Black/Stainless : Top Gun

Needed a sharpening steel to dress some knives because the one that was with the set i was using had a nick that seemed to do more harm than good. This one works as well or better than any other i had use before.

This feels like a quality product, and it has the weight you’d expect a good steel to have. It makes a nice addition to my knife block.

J.A. Henckels 32565-260 ZWILLING Accessories Sharpening Steel, 10-inch, Black/Stainless

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  • For most home chefs the sharpening steel will realign the edge and remove any niche or burr. An oval rod provides more surface contact with the edge to achieve same results as traditional rod but with fewer strokes.
  • For most home chefs the sharpening steel will realign the edge and remove any niche or burr
  • An oval rod provides more surface contact with the edge to achieve same results as traditional rod but with fewer strokes

Product is just as described, works very well. It is not a sharpener and i use it accordingly.

This honing steel is still keeping my knives sharp several years after purchase. Everyone who owns knives should own a honing steel. Remember, however, that this does not sharpen knives but rather simply sets the edge. There is a difference between a knife sharpener and a honing steel. Not everyone knows how to use one of these. My advice is that you look at a video on [. – there are several videos that demonstrate how to use a honing steel. ]

J.A. Henckels 32565-260 ZWILLING Accessories Sharpening Steel, 10-inch, Black/Stainless : It’s henckels, you can’t go wrong.

There isn’t much to say about this item other than it works exactly as expected. Before purchasing my bubba blade fillet knife (which by the way is the finest fillet knife i’ve ever owned) i sharpened my fillet knives with an electric sharpener. Bubba blade recommends that their knives are maintained with a honing steel, as opposed to constantly sharpening them. A few passes of the blade across this steel is all that is needed to hone the edge of my knife, making it ready to expertly remove the unwanted skin from speckled trout, flounder and redfish, which is my main desire in life. In short, the steel is made of fine quality materials and is extremely easy to use. I will probably purchase another one, just to keep for the future.

I cook for a livin’ and i have many honing steels, some at 14′ for my big knives and this one for my 8′ and under knives. I got this one in an upscale set of 4 starz and i do love it. As previously reviewed, it’s not for sharpening but used to maintain a sharp edge. If you use this properly every time you use a new knife then the factory edge will last for months if not years under normal usage. If you are collecting the 4 star line then this is a must, it is one of the most attractive steels made, the rockwell rating is harder than any factory production blade made, the grooving is crisp and it is a bargain compared to other brands. A must replacement for a lesser steel in most 4 star sets. It would be worth your time and money to buy the knife care video and learn how to use this well. An investment for your future enjoyment of henckels 4 star knives. We hand out 5 mojo*z for this steel magnolia.

As other reviewers have mentioned, this does not actually sharpen your knives in the sense that it won’t put an angle on your blade that isn’t already there. However, what this is great for is keeping your set of kitchen knives in good (and safe) condition. Note to novices: make sure to ask a pro or an experienced cook how to use a steel. If you hold the knife at the wrong angle, you may actually be reversing the effect the steel is supposed to have – realigning the blade to its sharpest position. Note 2: a lot of blades these days are made with the higher-end cobalt alloy steel that is significantly harder than regular stainless. All this really means is that if you have a good knife, you technically won’t have to use this every time you slice and dice, but it’s still a good idea to keep the knife in the best condition possible.

This one is identical to the one we had for over 20 years. We thought it might be time to replace it as the original seemed to have lost some of its effectiveness. After using this one, we were sorry we had not ordered a new one ages ago. A few swipes and you’ve got a nice sharp blade.

Works as expected, didn’t expect anything less.

There were some scratches on the handle, one was a little deep bad enough for me to send ot back. Other than that it works great on my new j.

I worked as a chef for 15 years before changing careers. Buying a new set of knives for home kitchen and bought this to replace an older well loved and well used steel. Used this one a few times and works great. Looks to be very well built and solid.

If you bought good knives, like the henckels four star series, keep them good by regularly honing the edge with a henckels steel. A few swipes against my chef’s knife keeps the edge keen and ready to cut. I struggled for years with cheap knives only to find that a good sharp knife is a blessing to a cook. So keep it sharp with a good steel.

The product is of high quality, and the price is more than fair. I am very satisfied with my purchase.

Sure makes a difference when i sharpen my knives. I use a sharpener and then the hone great.

Love this item does not scratch my knives. When i first looked at it it looked like it will not sharpen my knives but it works perfectly.

Serrated edge helps left handed users somewhat.

The product is constructed beautifully. It has a nice weight, good handle feel and textured steel. The only problem is that it was sent without proper packaging, no instructions for usage and storage. Is there a warranty on the product?.

Tried purchasing a kitchen aid brand and wasn’t impressed with the sharpening.

Excellent product and transaction.

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Jewelstick Jewelstik PP123 12-Inch Kitchen Diamond Knife Sharpener : Best in its class.

Puts a razor edge on a knife in seconds. Easiest to use and will make you an expert knife sharpener.

Diamond quality still good but the handle is brittle.

Jewelstik PP123 12-Inch Kitchen Diamond Knife Sharpener

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  • Our diamond sharpeners are lightweight, well balanced and easy to use
  • The lens shaped steel shaft permits more efficient sharpening than ordinary cylindrical-shaped tools by allowing more surface to be sharpened in less time
  • Clean with soap and water and a lint free cloth
  • Made in the USA

I have had one of these for more than 20 years and it is far and away the best tool in the drawer for routine knife care. It is capable of putting a new edge on a really abused and dull knife but that isn’t its strong point. Knives should never be allowed to get that dull and that is the strong point of this tool. Regular use will keep all your blades in the best possible condition. Highly recommended at any price.

This is a great tool, and does exactly what it’s supposed to do. You’ll never have a dull knife if you own one of these, and use it.

I purchased a diamond knife file with only medium and fine grit several years ago and loved it, but finally wore it out. This file has coarse medium and fine all in one,this is fantastic, and will extend the life of the file. You can remove any doubts that you may have, weather you are a beginner or a pro. This file will out do any steel any day of the week.

Jewelstik PP123 12-Inch Kitchen Diamond Knife Sharpener : Multiple passes every time you take a knife out.

This product worked out very well for the dad who has everything and needs nothing. Service in getting it was great, too. Can’t ask for more than that.

This is my second one,the first one got ‘borrowed ‘ works well especially on ‘better ‘ knives.

Thinking about getting a 2nd one for my mother.

My husband uses this constantly when in the kitchen. He loves how it handles and has only good things to say about it. He is a stickler about having sharp knives when preparing food.

Makes my kitchen knives extremely sharp. You must know how to sharpen knives at the correct angle by hand. If you do you’ll be extremely satisfied.

Good diamond knife sharpener. It has 2 progressive levels of sharpening for your dull knives and a 3rd level for finishing and polishing your knife.

Not quite sure why they felt super-sizing this thing was necessary, but imho it was not. I purchased this to put an edge on my already dull knives and unfortunately it just didn’t do the trick. In my opinion the jewel stick is more for honing and maintenance than sharpening. And since i already had a honing stick this went back. Ended up purchasing the chef’s choice 130 electric sharpener and within 20 minutes of opening the box every knife in my house had a razor sharp edge. If you don’t have a honing stick, this would be a nice addition to your kitchen. But if you’re wanting to put an edge on a dull knife look into an electric sharpener.

ZWILLING J.A. Henckels Zwilling J, Excellent Product

This is the mack daddy of sharpeners. I put this next to the one i have been using for the past several years and the henckel steel puts mine to shame. It is thicker and longer than my old one (get your minds out of the gutter). I thought about getting one of those 2 or 3 stage sharpeners where you slide the knife through. I really wanted to learn how to properly sharpen a knife. Henckel’s website where they have several ‘how to’ videos. The one i viewed was how to sharpen knives the correct way. I practiced for about an hour on an old dull knife lying in the drawer. Once i recieved this sharpener, i grabbed my henckel pro s santoku knife i bought a few days ago and introduced it with this new twin pro steel. It has brought my knife back to life and i have only used the knife a few timeswords of wisdom: sharpen your knife before and after you use it. This will prolong the life of the knife and your enjoyment of cutting; for example cutting through ‘not yet ripe’ tomatoes. That will put a smile on your face :)i am now a ‘rehabilitated newie’ home cook who enjoys spending time in the kitchen preparing meals thanks to great equipment.

I purchased this 12′ steel to replace the substandard 9′ steel that came with my henckels professional s knives. I’ve owned the knives for a good decade and was regularly honing them with the original 9′ steel. I knew it was substandard and continued to use it but finally got sick of the 9′ steel’s small size, weak performance, and perpetually loose handle (they’re poorly made). Though i have good technique and have kept my blades very healthy with the old steel, this is truly a professional tool that has brought my knives from merely ‘sharp’ to ‘factory new’ quality. A few swings before each use and these are sharper than the old steel could manage and like a whole new set of knives. Though i use my knives every day, i hone them carefully and can’t see that i will ever need a professional sharpening. If you’re trying to decide what steel to buy – just get this one. It’s built like a tank and i imagine that it will last as long as my knives. Dull knives are dangerous knives.

I have used henckels for many years.

Key specs for Zwilling J.A. Henckels 32555-310 Professional”S” Sharpening Steel, 12-inch, Black/Stainless:

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  • For most home chefs the sharpening steel will realign the edge and remove any niche or burr.
  • For most home chefs the sharpening steel will realign the edge and remove any niche or burr

Comments from buyers

“Zzzzzzssssshhhhh
, Outstanding! What took me so long??
, Great sharpening steel!

This is a great honing steel for upper end knives. We just purchased six zwilling-henckel pro series knives and this honing rod does an excellent job of keeping a good edge on them. I read somewhere that it has a rockwell hardness of 66. It gets used frequently and looks as though it will last.

This is as advertised and is a very functional steel.

Good for poking guests from inside a cabinet.

I sharpened my henckels knife with this, and after giving it some serious tlc with this steel, some oil and time, i decided to put it to the test. I was able to drop a green pepper from 5 inchs above this blade, and the pepper split cleanly in two and fell to the sides. I was able to ‘rose pedal’ a tomato no problem. I was able to shear a piece of standard printer paper clean in half, no tugging. Wanted to try and split a hair with it at that point, but my wife said no. If you buy high end knifes, you need something harder than they are to hone them on, plain and simple. Check this thing out, you will see the difference.

I bought it additionally to a brand new knife set and i am glad i did. Good brand, i recommend their products, they’re worth every penny.

I’ve been using it at work for a while now and it keeps my knives sharp when i need them to be.

The handle is very comfortable. It puts a nice edge on all my knives.

So honestly, i have a different knife sharpener that i prefer but my hubby and son love this thing. And if they like it, they will use it. That means i always have a sharp knife in the drawer so i love it too.

Finally a sharpener that you can actually feel biting into the best steel blade knives. I have been thru several brands of these sharpeners, all ended up in the trash. You get what you pay for, and this one is worth the price.

When someone bought me a set of *good knives* for a gift this was included. They thought, and i did as well, that this was a knife sharpener. After 8 months of use resulted in some very dull, expensive knives i asked a friend about it. These tools are excellent for what they do but they dont sharpen, per se. As the knives are used the blades lose their *straight* edge. You cant see it with the eye but it effects cutting. These will perfect the edges between uses, and probably prolong time between sharpening a bit but they wont make a dull knife sharp. I dont have any experience with any other ones. Many appear quite similar so its hard to know at times what makes one better than the other.

Replaced a nearly twenty year old henckels steel that came with my zwilling j. Henckels knife set and block. Puts a very sharp edge on my recently professionally sharpened knives.

This product is really great. It was a present for my husband.

Last one lasted almost 30 years.

We’ve had great luck with j. No problem sharpening my non-serrated knives with this.

This is my first honing steel, and i am very happy with it. It is nice and hefty and feels high quality. I noticed an immediate difference using this on some of my knives. I am glad i bought one that will last, because i am never going back to not using a steel on my knives before each use.

What more can i say and henkel stands behind their products. I purchased a set of henkel everstar (never need sharpening ) knives that in the 1990’s were top of the line and very expensive. I contacted henkel in 2008 expecting to get the run around or ‘where is your receipt from 13 years ago. To my surprise the us rep’s manager wrote me back to pick you a new set, send me the dull blades and they would replace it all. I purchased this sharpening blade and when they sent me the replacement knives that did nee sharpening, they sent a sharpening blade also at no charge. Now this is a reputable company.

You wouldn’t be here if you didn’t. Trust me it is the good jam.

You can buy smaller honing steels but if you buy this 12′ you’ll cover all needs in your cooking/kitchen sharpening requirements. I don’t like the diamond steels as they take off too much metal from the knifes and wear out too fast. This 12′ regular honing steel will be the last steel you’ll ever purchase. When i was young my father had 2 restaurants in chicago, i remember the steels we used everyday in the kitchen’s prep room and taught me to use a steel prior to any cut. Ever since i’ve used a 12′ steel which is a lot safer, as it keep the blade farther away from your hands.

This honing steel compliments my pro-s knife-ends very well when in their wooden case/display. Since my knife set sits very prominently in the kitchen, the look was important to me. Just as important is the function, which is very good. The steel is well balanced, and more substantial than others i have used. My gf is petite, but likes it very much also. I find it easy to use accurately for a quick hone.

It’s zwilling henkles, not henkels international, so it’s good quality. Check that: excellent quality. My review title is the best onomatopoeia i can come up with for the sound the knife edge makes against this steel: it’s like butter, man. Two items of note: 1) this is not a sharpener. It won’t make a dull knife sharp; it *will* keep a sharp knife sharp. Just 2-4 passes on each edge: up, back, repeat. Before or after each use, and your knives will stay sharp for 6-12 months. It’s 12 inches of steel and 6 inches of handle: 18 inches overall, not including the loop. That’s fine if your knife block is deep enough to hold it.

I have been using an old chicago cutlery steel for years. And for years i have known it didn’t do much for an edge. That changed instantly when i finally splurged for this henckels steel. Wow, this really does the job.A little work on the diamond stone to get the proper angle and this new steel keeps it razor sharp.

Wüsthof Wusthof 10″ Ceramic Steel – Ceramic knife sharpener.

I work in a slaughter house and i needed something that would help me maintain a sharp knife wusthof 4455 did the job i would highly recommend this to anyone who works in the packing plants or simply for home use.

Course grit makes fast sharpening.

Husband thinks this tool is awesome.

I own two sets of chef knives. Both are fine instruments but, neither hold an edge worth a darn. I’ve tried several ‘steels’, including the ‘v’ type ceramic sharpening blocks and the sharpening systems recomended by both companies. I recieved a gift certificate for christmas so i thought what the heck i’ll buy the wusthof 4455 10 inch sharpening steel/ceramic. It is the best investment i have made in a long time. This ceramic steel works like a champ. I have used it on every knife i own including my bread knives. This ceramic puts a factory edge on knives with little effort. A few swipes and you are good to go.

This is a great steel, the color is unique enough to spot, the grit is pretty low, so careful with your thinner knives, but works great, and hasnt shattered on me yet.

Sets the edge nicely even for my global knives which a usual sharpening steel has little or no effect. Just a few strokes with this ceramic rod and all my knives are sharp again.

  • Sharpens Knives Well
  • Sharp knives are the safest knives
  • The Wusthof sharpening Ceramic rod satisfies my sharpening requirements.

If your shopping around for a sharpening steel or any kind of knife sharpener for that matter, get this wusthof 4455. Its light in weight and easy to handle. I have a inexpensive chicago cutlery set that i really like, but they had lost their factory edge and the sharpening tools i was using just didn’t get them all that sharp. I was really skeptical about this even working. Literally made two strokes and my knives had a sharper than factory edge, it really blew me away.

Does a nice job in short order, not sure how long it will last but i’ll probably buy another one.

This is one of the more expensive sharpening steels and it works great. Just don’t think you are gonna use it without first using a honing steel.

This thing is a work horse, i beat the crap out this daily and it takes the abuse and still after almost three years sharpens my knives extremely well, i couldn’t be more pleased with this purchase.

Love it – sharpen up some dull knives quickly.

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Does a very good job of sharpening my wusthof knives. I have use this item for a few years and have not noted that it is wearing on the blade as i seem to recall one reviewed saying. Of course wusthof or henckels knives are not exactly easy to wear down.

I purchased this sharpener and about 4 other various sharpeners with different surfaces (diamond, ceramic, to have on hand to sharpen my knives. I am not an expert, i am a newbie and i wanted to experiment and find which various sharpening steels would help me sharpen my wusthof classic knives.

I bought one of theses wusthof ceramic sharpeners when i started culinary school 6 years ago. It hasn’t lost a bit of its grit after hundreds of thousands of swipes and is perfect for the ultra-hard steel of top asian and german cutlery. Cleans up easily with soap and water or stone oil. I recently ordered a second one, but only because the first was stolen.This thing will be the last ‘honing steel’ you ever buy.

This mug will outlast your knives. If even you were going to spend a fortune on custom blades,this steel would outlast them.Excellent,if not perfect,like my title claims. This mo’fo’could sharpen shin bones.

The quality of this sharpener is on par with the wusthof knives themselves. I was struggling with getting a good edge from the standard steel sharpener. Several passes on the ceramic unit brought the knives back to factory sharpness. This is a must for those people serious about keeping their expensive wusthof blades sharp.

Sharpening steels are generally ‘. This tool is not what i would refer to as a ‘steel’ (for obvious reasons), but is very effective at honing a knife edge. It’s a bit aggressive, but when your knife needs a bit more than a ‘polishing’, i find it a very good alternative to the stone or ‘chefs choice’ application. I also find that after using the ceramic, a few additional swipes on my actual steel (pretty old and worn, but still effective) produces a decently refined edge. I apply my steel after each use of my knives before putting away. I will use the ceramic a little less frequently, but find it a good addition to my arsenal.

Hard ceramic shaft

I liked this product in keeping my wusthof knives have a sharp edge until it fell out of my hands and shattered on my tile floor. Had to buy another wusthof steel but not a ceramic one.

Much more sharpening friction and it actually sharpens. Nothing else to say that other reviews don’t.

If you’re someone who just wants a sharp knife with minimal effort, this is the ‘steel’ (not) for you. I do a real sharpening of my knives only every few years, basically because i’m just lazy. 🙂 this ceramic steel really keeps a nice edge on knives without frequent sharpening, but it accomplishes that by being a pretty aggressive sharpener.

I find that the ceramic steel hones the knife edge finer than a metal steel. One drawback however, if you drop the ceramic steel, it will break.

I have several knives in our kitchen which needed attention and sharpened them using this steel, also worked great on my hunting and fishing knives.

The wusthoff 10 inch sharpening steel does a most excellent job of sharpening even the hardest of japanese knives.

F360 Grain

Better than the standard metal steel, produces a very sharp blade. Planning on giving as gifts.

This sharpening steel is wusthof quality, and is what it’s advertised to be. I thought all steels were only for honing, and was unaware that some, such as this one, are specifically for sharpening. This steel will put a decent edge on a stainless steel knife, but i found the edge to be a bit rough and difficult to hone with my wusthof 12′ honing steel. If i were going for a sharpener, i don’t think i would go with this. Because of my confusion, i’ve begun researching specific sharpeners and ceramic honing steels. To clarify, i originally purchased this steel to finely hone high-carbon steel blades. This steel is most definitely not for that, but the mistake was mine.

Reasonably priced, well protected for shipping, quick delivery. After using it one time on each knife in my wusthof set, i removed my original steel sharpening rod and replaced it (in the block stand) with this one.

For convenience and safety, i like to keep my knives at their sharpest. This ceramic sharpening ‘steel’ does more than a traditional metal steel. It contains abrasives that will sharpen your knife as well as re-align the rolled edges of the blade. Don’t overuse it though as its mildly abrasive surface does remove tiny portions of the blade with each use, unlike its metal predecessor. Being ceramic, it is fragile and will shatter into pieces if dropped onto a hard surface such as a tiled floor or granite countertop. I keep mine in a drawer with only soft neighbors such as pot holders and oven gloves, in a trimmed back version of its soft surfaced shipping cradle.

I was very impressed with my wusthof knives when i purchased them several years ago. Recently they were getting very dull and the steak knives were practically useless. I didn’t want an electric sharpener as i don’t like the thought of grinding away significant amounts of metal to get a sharp edge. This ceramic steel was an excellent solution. It took 10-15 strokes per side for most knives, but they were sharp once again. I even used it quite successfully on some older high carbon butcher knives. Overall, i’m very satisfied with this item.

I have used many methods over the years to sharpen knives. Since the word sharp is subjective first then let me clarify what the term sharp means to me. The ability of the knife to cut thin slices from a tomato or to shave the hair from your arm easily. I have found that if i achieve that level of sharpness i have a knife that is a pleasure to use in the kitchen or in the field. The wusthof has a grit of 800 and is coarse enough (and is so much harder than a steel) that it has the ability to put an edge on a knife rather than just straighten an edge as a steel would do. I have found it to be so easy to use i have stopped using any other method.

I cut meet for a living and this really help bring back and edge in between stoning.

I agree it is a little aggressive but i think it is appropriate for dull knives. Just be careful if you don’t know what your doing. Maybe practice on an old (less expensive) knife until you get a feel for it. After you sharpen, you’ll want to use the honing steel to finish it off.

I have a lot of different chef knives that i use, from chicago cutlery to wusthof to hinckels to my pride and joys. My shun ken onion style chef knife and carving knife. I have tired many different rods for my knives like grooved rods, diamond rods, other types of ceramic and finally i got this rod. The other rods were ok for my lesser knives, but for my shun knives, they didn’t really ‘cut’ it. This rod is perfect for the multilayer ice hardened steel of the japanese knives. If you are looking to hone the knives like the wusthof or hinckels or something in that class, then this rod isn’t really necessary, but if you have some really nice knives that you want to keep sharp, then this is the rod for you. Just wipe down with soap and water or clean with stone oil after every use, and it will never lose it’s coarseness.

This steel will give you a good edge quickly but will need to be followed up with a less abrasive dressing steel.

I absolutely love this steel. It hones and sharpens and keeps a nice sharp edge on my knives.

I have a few very good knives, that i keep up after every use. This sharpening rod, has kept my knives razor sharp. I was even able to revive a good knife that i had let go too long. Pro’s:very easy to sharpen my knives, and keep them sharp. Metal tends to wear off of the knife and onto the ceramic, making the ceramic less coaese, and therefore not able to sharpen anymore. You have to wipe down the sharpening rod each time you use it, or it will become less useful. No instructions to tell you about the best way to use the rod, or how to care for and maintain the rod. If you don’t know how to sharpen a knife properly (i just learned myself), go to youtube and watch some how to’s. Practice on a knife you do not care about at first to get the feel of a ceramic sharpenning rod, especially if you have expensive knives and do not want to ruin them.

This is a very very good sharpener. Our knives have not been this sharp since they were new. Even someone who has neverused a sharpener before, will be very happy with the results from this one.

Chef’sChoice Chef’sChoice 130 Sharpening Station : Keeps my knives happy

I was very pleased with the speed that my knives were sharpened. And sharper than with anything else i have used. Would recommend this to anyone who is not afraid of using a sharp knife.

I’ve looked at this sharpener for a long time and finally took the plunge. Knives are revived and ready for serious prep work. The only downside is instructions are a little difficult to follow and the reason for the 4 star review.

You must follow instructions. If you do you will have sharp knives for ever. Dont know why i waited so long to purchase.

I cannot believe how sharp my knives are now. Easy to use, fast and they are really sharp.

  • GREAT SHARPENER!!
  • Good but not great
  • Keeps my knives happy

Chef’sChoice 130 Sharpening Station (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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  • Perfect for all brands and knives, the sharpener includes professional sharpening, steeling and stropping stages.
  • Precision angle guides helps create edges superior in performance to original factory edges.
  • Sharpens both fine edge and serrated blades; produces steeled edges of unmatched quality, sharpness and consistency.
  • Re-sharpens all knives- kitchen, household, Asian style knives, sports and pocket knives with minimum metal removal.
  • 3 stages- 100% diamond stage in stage 1; super hardened miniature steel in stage 2; and flexible stropping disks in stage 3.

Sharpening with this machine is very easy and very fast, and the results are outstanding. If you care about keeping your knives sharp, and don’t mind the high price tag, this machine is for you. It’s a great piece of machinery, and i would recommend it without hesitation. You will be very happy with this choice. Update 2/23/15: initially i gave this 5 stars. After using it for awhile, and particularly after comparing it with the sharpness of a stone, i must say that i’m rather disappointed. Yes, it’s easy to use, and it sharpens the knife reasonably well, but it’s not outstanding. It gets my shun knife just sharp but not amazingly sharp. When my friend sharpened this knife on her stone, i was able to cut a single sheet of paper while holding it in the air.

This works good but i don’t think its all some people make it out to be. I have sharpened all my kitchen knifes with it but none of them are razor sharp. I read the directions and watched the videos but it get everything sharp enough to get the job done. I think it’s a okay system but at this price range i was hope for something that would make every knife razor sharp.

This is a sensational knife sharpener. It makes the blade razor sharp.

A good kitchen gadget to have. Amazing how much a better a knife works when it is sharp. This tool makes it easy for anyone to renew all their knives. Great gift for those who enjoy their kitchen.

I bought it on cooks illustrated advice. The instruction manual alone is worth the price of admission. It explains knife sharpening in exact detail without being wordy. It reminded me of miltary instruction. Exact, economical and correct. I couldn’t believe the edge of a sharp knife actually folds over, but i followed the instructions exactly and actually could feel the fold. Polished it just as instructed. Knives i’ve literally had for 20 years that i’ve sharpened sort of with a whetstone, well, they slice paper now.

I purchased this after reading all the reviews. I have not had the opportunity to really work with the shaprener as of yet, so will have to revisit my review. The product arrived as promised and was very well packed. I am very excited to sharpen all my knives in the coming weeks. I would highly recommend this sharpener.

Bought this because it was so highly recommended by america’s test kitchen, and boy they weren’t kidding. My husband does the knife sharpening in the house, and he sharpens the knives every single time he uses them, even though they really don’t need it. He loves to use this machine, it does such a good job.

For the money, i don’t think you can beat this knife sharpener. We have had our knives professionally sharpened and they were not nearly as sharp. Now, they are like cutting with razor blades. My tomato test was the deciding factor. If i can cut a tomato and not be dull again, i am a happy camper. (what is it that makes a tomato dull a knife so quickly???) highly recommend it.

I have sharpened my knives, several friends knives. . That’s all there is to say. What else can one say about a knife sharpener ?.

My husband love’s the knife sharpener. He says it does a great job sharping our knives. He recommends it to everyone.

I use it almost every time i use a kitchen knife. Once the knives are sharp, regular honing on this machine takes five seconds per knife. I have extensive food gardens and i process a lot of food. This is an essential tool for me. I was so satisfied with this product, i bought my son one too. I’ve had it several years and it seems to work as good as it ever did. You do need to buy a good honing stick to knock the burr off the edge of the blade after using the machine, which is to be expected.

Take the time to learn the correct way to use it and you will not be disappointed. If you have good quality knives then you owe it to yourself to invest in a high quality sharpening device.

After deeply cutting my finger while slicing an onion with a dull kitchen knife, i decided i’d had enough. With my ill adult son living with us and requiring quality nutrition, i am preparing most meals with fresh ingredients. Rather than purchase an expensive set of kitchen knives that would require periodic sharpening anyway, i chose this sharpener. I am very pleased with its performance. A few quick flicks of a clean knife on stage 3 and i’m good to go. The brushed metal case is very attractive; however, i agree with a previous reviewer in that i would like a dust cover option.

. Arrived on time and worked as advertised.

This is a very good sharpening tool. Looks good,does a quality job, and priced at a reasonable level. Great to have such a variety of items to select from on line.

This sharpener makes it easy to keep the knives sharp. We tolerated dull knives most of the time before getting this sharpener and refreshing the edge is a breeze.

From online reviews i thought this would be a good purchase, and it was. I use it all the time on all sorts of knives and it is performing as i hoped and expected. Easy to use, and appears to be very safe.

Do not read any more of this review and. Go buy this kitchen must have chef’s choice 130 professional sharpening stationimmediately.

Redi Edge Retac201 Tactical Knife Sharpener Set : easy to use, lightweight sharpener system

Very happy with the product. Great to keep around the kitchen to put an edge on knives then finish up with a steel.

Will sharpen just about anything you want.

Redi Edge Retac201 Tactical Knife Sharpener Set, Black

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  • Produced from military-grade aluminum for extreme durability, long life and lightweight
  • Factory pre-set to sharpen tactical knife blades at a 30, 40 and 60 degrees inclusive angle to maintain a 15, 20 and 30 degree double cutting edge
  • Redi-Edge Caramelized coating will protect your sharpener
  • Convenient honing surface and a v-groove for sharpening fish hooks and needle points located on the bottom
  • Sharpening, honing, and polishing all in one

This product works well but seems a little cheap. Not sure how it will hold up.

Great item to use no matter where you are.

I find these sharpeners easy to use. They seem to work better than some of the other v-style quick sharpeners out there. I highly recommend getting this kit to quickly put an edge on a knife. It will not fix a beat up or damaged blade, but for quick touch ups, these are great. They are all metal, not plastic, as i had thought.

Redi Edge Retac201 Tactical Knife Sharpener Set, Black : Redi-edge sharpeners are the best and fastest sharpeners i have used. 25 years in the infantry, many years in back-country adventures, and i only regret that redi-edge had not produced these products many decades ago.

Excellent sharpeners and nearly fool-proof. I have forsaken all the lansky’s, stones, strops, etc. , i own, in favor of these babies.

The carrying case is garbage, threw it out already. But it’s a good price for all 3 sizes. Sharpened up an old folder that’s really needed it. I’m no expert, but the edge is much better.

I had a 40 degree inclusive sharpener that is identical to these that is sold by a major quality northwestern knive manufacturing company. I bought this set to replace the one i lost. A single sharpener by that major knife company costs 3/4 of what this 3 sharpener set costs and these units appear to be identical if not better made. I used the 30 degree on some kitchen knives, the 40 degree on my pocket knives and the 60 on my chinese meat knife (cleaver). They all worked wonderfully. I am very happy and impressed with these sharpeners.

Very pleased and great quick sharpening.

It really puts that factory finish or cut on your blades. For me this is the best sharpener that i have.

I have used these sharpeners for several years and highly recommend them. They are grate in the field while dressing game and in the kitchen. The presentation case is cheesy but makes a good choice for a gift and you can’t beet the proice for three sharpeners.

This was a gift for my boyfriend and he loved it. It has many different edges and ways to sharpen any knife.

LINKYO Knife Sharpener, Five Stars

I love the size and looks of this thing. I have very little counter space and this fits on the counter without taking up a lot of room. The looks are pretty neat, like something captain kirk might use to zap an aggressive alien. I never sharpened my knives before, my husband always did and he had this super duper thing that seemed to require the removal of a thumb to make it work. The linkyo sharpener works very well. My knives had gotten very dull and i used this on all my knives. Took a very short time and it worked.

This little knife sharpener is simple to use and works well. With just a few strokes, i sharpened several seriously dull knives that hadn’t been sharpened in years. The three step process takes only a few minutes for each knife. I’ve owned other knife sharpeners that don’t do a thing. This one made my old knives usable again.

I bought this three stage sharpener after buying a similar, two stage one for two dollars less. Both seem to work very well. The cheaper model says you can saw the knife back and forth but i don’t see how that is all that much of a selling point. To get the tip part of a knife sharp, it seems to be a good idea to draw the knife from the heel to the tip which is what this product recommends. It works very well and it will also sharpen, it says, ceramic knives, of which i have only one. Serrated knives are actually rather easy to sharpen with a diamond or ceramic sharpening rod. The secret is to only sharpen the non serrated, back of the edge. Scissors, once you know the secret, are dirt simple to sharpen using a rod or any stone (though not this tool). The secret to sharpening shears is to never sharpen the inside faces, the ones that rub against each other. Hold the shear nearly vertically on the stone leaning slightly away from the inside parts that rub together.

Key specs for LINKYO Knife Sharpener (3 Stage Knife Sharpening System, Stainless Steel, Features Diamond Abrasives):

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  • BEAUTIFUL AND DURABLE – stainless steel design fits into the décor of any kitchen and makes the perfect gift
  • FEATURES – 100% Diamond abrasives for shaping and & sharpening, Zerconia ceramic abrasives for honing & finishing
  • 3-STAGE SYSTEM – Quickly and safely sharpens dull or damaged knives, then easily maintains the edges to keep knives sharp longer
  • THE PERFECT EDGE – Preset angles ensure precise sharpening every time
  • Buy with Confidence – Backed by our 100% lifetime warranty after product registration

Comments from buyers

“Stan the Man Reviews: three stage knife sharpener by Linkyo
, Great value for a great little sharpener
, Brings life to old, dull knives!

Well, now that i used this product i can slice a tomato effortlessly.

Very nice design and appears to be very high quality for the price. Very stable and safe to use on a solid surface such as a counter top. My wife has a henkels branded sharpener that goes with her henkels knife set. It cost more than double what we paid for the linkyo, and it doesn’t work any better, and the henkels doesn’t even have the ceramic sharpening feature. My one recommendation for improvement would be to label each of the stages/slots of the sharpener to identify their respective uses. Even a label on the underside of the device that illustrates which slot serves which purpose would be helpful. Bottom line: well worth the price, and i would buy this again.

We have no concerns or complains. The products was as described. It’s nice and compact and looks elegant enough that we just leave it on the counter. All 3 stages of sharpening work according to their purpose. The product was shipped promptly and was packaged well. It arrived within a very reasonable time frame.

I have all these expensive knives that were essentially useless except for spread butter. Now they work and work well. This is easy, compact and does the job.

I have mixed feelings as to the quality. It works, but i don’t see the improved sharpness i think i should be seeing. I’ll continue to use but i don’t think i can recommend it.

I got this today and started using it instantly. This sharpener is so easy to use and actually works. It fits in my kitchen drawers. My first thought on this was that it wouldn’t work , but it does and i am truly amazed. 10 stars is needed for the linkyo knife sharpener.

We have expensive knives but after years, i had never got them sharpened. I realized they were dull, but still cut, so never took the time to get them sharpened. I happened upon this knife sharpener during one of amazon’s ‘deal of the day’. I purchased it and can’t believe how a simple tool can sharpen our knives quickly, easily and back to the original sharpness.I have only used it for one round of sharpening (maybe 25 knives), and now plan to use it once a month. It seems like it is made with materials that will hold up and work for a long time.

Having sharpened knives for over 60 years, i can attest to the quality of the linkyo knife sharpener. It met my acid test, peeling tomato’s, superbly. I have no idea how they produce this sharpener so inexpensively.

A little larger than i was expecting but easy to use and makes my knives sharper.

This has to be probably the best knife sharpener i have owned i just love it.

I’m no chef but it sharpened my knife just fine.

I purchased 2 of these, one for my mom and one for myself. It got great reviews on here and i am so glad i made the purchase. I had some old knives that i’ve held on to for years and they were so dull i really had to put some elbow grease into cutting up chicken and things. The knives were so dull that i was almost sweating, just cutting up chicken. The linkyo knife sharpener is so easy to use and made my knives so sharp, the blades will slice through anything now with no problem. All you do is hold on to it with one hand and with the other hand, slide your knife through the sharpener slot a couple of times and you’re good to go. There’s a slot on the sharpener for serrated knives too but i haven’t used that one yet because i don’t own a serrated knife. My mom loves her sharpener and we’re both pleased with this product.

Not bad, but not doing what i wanted. Maybe my technique needs adjustment. My hunting knives too thick for sharpener.

Bought because info said sharpens ceramic knives. As long as you follow directions works excellent. Works great for all other knives also.

I got this for my stepdad for christmas and he really likes it and says that it works extremely well. I need one myself, so i’ll be ordering one shortly to have for my own.

Looks good, doesn’t take much space, sharpens well. Make sure to read the instructions that come with it.

I used it to re sharpen all our knives. After following the included instructions my knives are sharper now than when i first purchased them.

The fine edge slot doesn’t seem to create the sharp edge that i was hoping for.

Overall good job for kitchen knives.

They were solicitous for a review and i had to admit i broke my ceramic knife in it first thing.

Chef’sChoice Chef’sChoice 463 Pronto Diamond Hone Manual Knife 15 Degree Santoku Knives Extremely Fast Sharpening, Essential to keep your knives sharp!

This knife sharpener is great. I bought it to sharpen my victronix knives and it works great. They sharpen in a few swipes and it keeps the blades sharp. I really like that it has a handle as it keeps the pointy end on the other side. It’s also great because it only takes a few swipes of the two edges to get a good clean edge. This sharpener is not small, but it is of a decent height and fits in my knife drawer.

This sharpener does a good job, considering that it is a manual sharpener. In an article on electric sharpeners a couple years ago, cook’s illustrated noted that it was necessary to sharpen both sides of the knife a dozen times to get a sharp edge–and that was with an electric sharpener. If your knives are dull, expect to use this often and to make repeated passes to get your knives sharp again. I watched a demonstration on knife use once; the chef said it is important to sharpen knives every time we use them. So, complaints that this does not work well simply reflect incorrect (inadequate or too infrequent) use or unreasonable expectations. I recommend this sharpener highly.

I purchased this knife sharpener after reading about it in cook’s illustrated, where it was highly recommended. I have a mix of german and japanese knives and the two have different angles on the blades, which means that you need sharpeners designed for each type. Since i only had a sharpener suited for german style knives, my japanese knives were not being sharpened properly, and they were not performing to their full capabilities. After purchasing this sharpener, i used it on my japanese knives, and they are now performing like i knew they could, and were, when i purchased them. Personally, i don’t like electric sharpeners, but if you do, there are excellent ones on the market. If, like me, you prefer manual sharpeners and have japanese knives, then this is the tool for you.

Key specs for Chef’sChoice 463 Pronto Diamond Hone Manual Knife 15 Degree Santoku Knives Extremely Fast Sharpening, 2-Stage, Red:

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  • Diamond abrasives are used in both stages: diamond wheels hold their shape, can sharpen any alloy, and there is no need to use messy water or oil while sharpening
  • Precise bevel angle control for an ultra sharp 15-degree asian style edge
  • For straight and serrated santoku and other double-bevel asian style knives
  • Can be used left or right handed, Soft touch handle provides easy and secure grip

Comments from buyers

“The Only Shrpener We Need
, This sharpener does a great job if you follow instructions
, Throw the rest away!

Never been able to keep nives sharp but saw a review of knife sharpeners on america’s kitchen and these were rated tops and seem to be working fine.

Does a fantastic job of sharpening asian-angled knives. It’s also lightweight and compact to store. It’s highly recommended by cook’s illustrated: ‘this economical manual sharpener uses diamond abrasives in two stages: coarse and fine. It efficiently restored a crisp, smooth, 15-degree angle on a completely dull knife—several testers even preferred it to the factory edge. Small enough to store in a drawer, this is the best inexpensive manual sharpener we found for asian knives. Note: this model can only handle double-beveled knives, such as hybrid gyutous, which are sharpened on both sides of the blade (traditional japanese knives are single-beveled). ‘in sum, i recommend this knife sharpener, as well as cook’s illustrated in any form (their website and magazine are both awesome).

This device has steep enough sides to hold the blade at 11 degrees. It results in a good edge consistently. It works on all different hardnesses of blades. Device is perfect for the kitchen to keep all blades at peak sharpness.

Used this to sharpen some ‘as seen on tv’ knives and it did a good job of turning those letter openers into usable knives. Used it on another slightly better and usable chef knives and it turned them into decent knives. I’ve never had much luck with sharpening knives no matter what kind of sharpener or method that i use. They usually end up duller than they were to begin with. But this sharpener seemed to put a really good edge on every knife that i tried it on. It was easy to use and seemed foolproof.

I bought this product to resharpen my victorinox fibrox 8′ chef’s knife. I sharpened the blade through both slots (about 10x and 4x respectively). I was happy to see microscopic shavings form around the blade (this is a good sign that the blade is actually getting sharpened). However to my dismay, afterwards when i held the blade up to the light i could see tiny chips in the edge. After so many years it was probably inevitable. I did a very quick search to try and find out how to fix this defect. Coming up short i decided to pull the knife through the sharpener again. I figured a professional would just sharpen the knife down anyway. After about 10 more pulls through the first slot, i was relieved to see the chips were getting smaller.

Very easy to use, but i found it would move around if not held firmly. After getting the hang of it, i sharpened everything in the drawer and they all came out very sharp. Durability got 4 stars because it’s only 3 weeks old. But i doubt it’s going to fall apart anytime soon.

This sharpener does a great job if you follow instructions; apply the recommended force and number of strokes. For manual sharpeners the best chef’s choice sharpeners are this 463, the 4643, and the 464. The only difference is that 4643 has a choice of two first stages: a 15 and a 20 degree angle, and the 464 only offers a 20 degree angle. I keep all my knives at 15, so the 463 is all that i need. (softer steel may need sharpening more frequently when kept at 15 degrees versus 20 degrees, but 15 degrees cuts better and many manufacturers like victorinox use 15 degrees as the factory setting. ) chef’s choice makes other manual sharpeners as well—these may be older models—go with the 463 or 4643 (or 464) depending upon your angle needs. Chef’s choice also makes an excellent reasonably priced electric sharpener, the15 trizor xv edgeselect electric knife sharpener. The trizor has an extra “stropping” stage that the manual sharpeners do not have, and thus the trizor will get your knives even sharper than the manual sharpeners. (note: as the name implies, the 15 trizor only has a 15 degree first stage. ) but the manual sharpeners do a great job if you do not wish to spend the extra $ on the trizor.

I keep my knives razor sharp. But sometimes, if i have friends helping me in the kitchen, one of my knives will get used on a porcelain plate . this little machine regrinds the edge, then polishes it. Then i use a ceramic rod, and finally a smooth steel rod. It works miracles, and i don’t have to ban anyone from the kitchen.

I’ve been addicted to the accusharp 001 knife sharpener, which works great on certain kinds of knives (i use it on my pocket knife, leatherman. But on the newer, thinner blade knives in the kitchaen (we have mainly victorinox) this thing is like magic. We were having trouble with the wavy-blade thing talked about on ‘cooks illustrated’. I should probably point out that i think the electric chef’schoice knife sharpeners are of the devil. This one is fast, and sharpens blades to scalpel quality.

I am a personal chef and caterer and use my asian shun kershaw knife 6 to 8 hours a day, 6 days a week. Of course that will dull any blade and so far the only good solution was for me to send my knife back to the factory every 6 months to be re-sharpened. Losing the use of my knife for 3 weeks was never fun; i do have a replacement, a victorinox fibrox chef knife, but it is not quite same. So i tried a sharpening stone, the kershaw electric sharpener (mistake, i had to send the knife to the factory right after using that), the wusthof santoku sharpener (not effective enough), a diamond coated steel, built a wood stand for my sharpening stone at the required 15 degree angle (that worked pretty well). I have used it and it is wonderful. The blade is back to factory sharpness and it is very easy to use. Plus i can use it to hone the knife everyday before using it to maintain the edge. To my knowledge it is the only easy to use sharpener on the market that works for asian knifes.

What a pleasant surprise to find an inexpensive sharpener that works. This is the best sharpener i have ever used in my 50 years of professional cooking. As a chef, i used stones to tediously sharpen my knives. This simple to use manual sharpener puts a razor edge on my knives in a matter of minutes. Job well-done chef’s choicecook’s illustrated review:chef’schoice pronto manual diamond hone asian knife sharpenerour previous favorite manual sharpener quickly and easily restores a razor-sharp edge to blades that have no serious damage. Its high guides ensured that the blade met the abrasive at a precise and secure angle so we could put even pressure along the entire edge. The handle was grippy and comfortable, “anchoring itself in your hand,” and the tool can easily be stored in a drawer.

Works really well on my knives (wusthof). Dead simple to use and very quick. Apparently this puts something like microscopic ‘teeth’ on the edge, so it doesn’t feel particularly sharp if you just test it by pressing straight down with your thumb or something, but if you apply any kind of lateral sawing motion, the edge will just glide through.

I had a couple of decent quality old knives that had lost their edge and this put it back brilliantly. Two things, tho’:1) i needed to finish the edge on a steel – the edge as sharpened even on the fine roller is a bit rough. 2) this removes metal – only the second wheel should be used unless the knife is seriously dull. My newer knives just took a couple of passes on the second wheel to get razor sharp.

I love to cook and own many knives. Because i do a lot of japanese cooking sharp knives for slicing is very important to me. I have chef’s choice electric one for the western knives and although it’s great for western knives, it just doesn’t give me the sharpness for my japanese knives. I’ve been using the wet stone for sharpening but being not a pro at sharpening knives, i never did my knives any justice. The first time i used this sharpener i knew right off that it was just what i was looking for. Easy to use and does the work. Great product for great price.

‘generic’ looking in many respects but functionality – plus – sharpening ability is the most surprising. Better than the larger more expensive (but older) ‘cc110’ electric model with three slots that i have had. Deceptive part is that most hand-held sharpeners of this type basically look the same, and many if not most are less expensive, some to the point of downright cheap – and those typically are in all respects: ‘you get what you pay for. ‘though a ‘sawing back and forth’ method is correct in use (5 – 30 times), it seems a bit crude, even feels crude – but who can argue with sharpening success. It genuinely works and produces an edge better-than anything else tried. Huge advantage over the large electric cc 110 model is usability of the manual asian sharpener: easily stored in any drawer, instantly usable. Totally opposite the large electric 3-slot model (clumsy, storage issues, setup, etc)added aspect: i was starting with a full compliment of high-end knives all with the 20-degree edge bevel. Would this 15-degree manual sharpener have the ability to reshape the cutting edge?. Once again surprised – it did.A full set of knives now much sharper than before.

As a sushi chef, my knives need to be precisely sharp. I tried this sharpener on many of my old dull knives and i was happy with the sharpeness i got.

Very easy and quick to use, and now i don’t have to buy new knives. Also i like that it’s quiet, which an electric one would not be. Between this and the immersion blender, i feel like i have a real grown-up kitchen now, lol.

I finally found a knife sharpener that works for asian/japanese knives. I have a few good knives including both european and japanese. Although i have a couple of different sharpeners for my european and american knives, i have had a hard time finding a good sharpener for my japanese knives that really works. So gradually, my japanese knives have been getting so dull that they barely worked. I do have a good electric sharpener that is supposed to sharpen japanese knives, but it really hasn’t been doing a good job. Now that i have this knife sharpener, my quest for an asian knife sharpener has ended. As soon as i got it, i had to try it on my 8′ japanese chef’s knife that i use daily. After about 10 swipes in each sharpening slot, my knife passed the paper test, and it now actually cuts instead of ripping. I was thrilled because this has been my favorite knife. Now i have to find the time to sharpen all of my other japanese knives.

This worked perfectly for my wustof santoku. It’s my second chef’s choice manual sharpener. I’ve had the other for years, for old school knives and i think it works just fine on the santoku as well. But this new one has a great handle on it and was worth the upgrade. Anyone working with dull knives is doing themselves a disservice. It’s such a pleasure to work with a sharp knife. Between the price and the free shipping from amazon, you can’t beat it.

Hi all,so i purchased this chef’s choise pronto asian knife sharpener — after owning this now for a couple of years, i have nothing but great things to say about this little guy. Now i have some shun knives, namely, a shun classic 8′ chef’s knife, a shun elite 6. 5′ santoku, a shun premier chefs knife, and a few other smaller shun knives as well. I was very afraid of initially using this device, for the fear of ruining the edges on knives costing upwards of $100. Shun knives do provide you with lifetime free sharpening, but you have to send off your knives, and i just didn’t want to send all my knives away every few months and be without knives for a while. So after reading some good reviews here on amazon, i decided to give this thing a go. The first knife i tried it on was my little 3. Figured if it did f my edge up, it would be only my smallest, cheapest knife. Boy was i wrong — it got the blade razor, and i mean razor sharp. You simply do a few pulls through the opening 1, and then follow it up / hone it on the 2nd opening. If your knives aren’t too dull, you can skip the 1st slot and run them righ through the 2nd slot. That gave me the courage to try my hand at some of the biggger knives, and i achieved the same result, with just as much of a super sharp edge. I dare say this sharpener gets the knives sharper than they came from the factory.

We bought everyone in the family an 8′ victorinox 8′ chef’s knife for christmas. What good is a knife if you can’t keep it sharp?. So we got all the families a sharpener too. They are both as good as the review on cook’s illustrated said.Great knife and sharpener for 15 degree bevel. We’re all really happy with both.

F. Dick 11-inch Multicut Steel Flat Fine Cut 7650428 : As great as everyone says

A am professional meat cutter use it every day at work highly recommended for people working in food industry.

Thank you best i recommend to buy it.

This honing steel was recommended to me by the new york ice (institute of culinary education) instructor norman weinstein, author of “mastering knife skills: the essential guide to the most important tools in your kitchen. ” it is very heavy and will last a lifetime. I only wish it were a couple of inches longer for my 10-inch wusthof chef’s knife (it’s best suited for the 8-inch classic).

Great tool strong and easy to use.

  • This honing steel was recommended to me by the New York ICE (Institute of Culinary Education) instructor
  • The BEST steel
  • It is fantastic product. It is a expensive steel one pcs

F. Dick 11-inch Multicut Steel Flat Fine Cut 7650428

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  • Multicut, flat steel.
  • Seven steels in one.
  • The special handles ensure a safe grip.
  • For a grinding effect use strong pressure.
  • For honing the edge apply a light pressure.

My knives are now at their sharpest.

I work in a packing house and i use this at work i had to replace the one i had becuse it grew legs and walked off or something. This steel can be trickey to use but once you learn how to use it there isn’t much that can beat it.

I’ve used many different kinds of steels,and have found this steel the easiest to put a sharp edge and keep a sharp edge with the softest touch.

Sharpens my new damascus knife to new condition.

Very good steel,solidly built,will last for ever.

Still figuring out how to best use this.

Not cheap, but really good tools never are. You will have to be very young too live long enough wear this out.

This steel is like magic, i am a meat cutter and use my knives all day and with my last steel i would have to sharpen my knives every other day on the stone, but with this one i haven’t needed to use the stone for over 2 weeks and they are still razer sharp. Well worth 200 if you use your knives daily, and at 109 its a steal.

Best quality steel i have ever used i thought it would be to small for my 12 inch blades but it does the job perfectly this replaced my forschner 14 inchit is to small for my 14 inch blade but overall this is the best hands down keeps blades razor sharp.

Best steel out there friend has used his for 16 yrs and still sharpens great. An my wife never complains about a dull knife u bet.

This is great steel, makes a huge difference in keeping my knives razor sharp. For everyday use i just take 2-4 strokes as light as i possibly can touch the steel almost just the weight of the knife itself and edge stays razor sharp. When knife starts to dull just a wee bit i increase pressure across the several grooves which usually brings edge right back then a couple very light strokes and viola. I sharpen my knives to a 15/20 double bevel edge then strop them to a high polish. Using this steel i only need to re-sharpen with a stone maybe 2-3 times a year at most.

Professional chef and butcher, best steel i’ve seen in my 10 years in the industry. Was recommended by a colleague with over 40 years as a chef, who’s owned his for 20 years. Quickly hones even my hardest steel japanese knives, with just a few strokes. The broad curved shape makes it very easy to find the edge.

Good sized grip, a nice hanging hook. So far i’ve been very impressed with this steel.

I have purchased this steel 3 times. The first one was stolen while i was at school at the culinary institute of america in ny. The second was stolen out of my vehicle while living in portland, or. The most recent one, i have had for about 4 years now. The fact that i keep coming back to this steel should tell you something. I wasn’t careless with the first 2. Just unfortunate experiences. I have worked as a chef for 20+ years now.

Awesome steel worth the money.

Wouldn’t you know after 34 years in the meat industry i retire and now i get around to buying one.

Came early and is a fantastic steel.

ZWILLING J : Knives are sharper

We’ve had great luck with j. No problem sharpening my non-serrated knives with this.

I have been using an old chicago cutlery steel for years. And for years i have known it didn’t do much for an edge. That changed instantly when i finally splurged for this henckels steel. Wow, this really does the job.A little work on the diamond stone to get the proper angle and this new steel keeps it razor sharp.

I’ve have had this steel for a few years, and it is an awesome deal for the dollar.

I bought it additionally to a brand new knife set and i am glad i did. Good brand, i recommend their products, they’re worth every penny.

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  • Outstanding! What took me so long??
  • Great sharpening steel!

ZWILLING J.A. Henckels 32555-260 Knife Sharpening Steel 10″ Black

What more can i say and henkel stands behind their products. I purchased a set of henkel everstar (never need sharpening ) knives that in the 1990’s were top of the line and very expensive. I contacted henkel in 2008 expecting to get the run around or “where is your receipt from 13 years ago. To my surprise the us rep’s manager wrote me back to pick you a new set, send me the dull blades and they would replace it all. I purchased this sharpening blade and when they sent me the replacement knives that did nee sharpening, they sent a sharpening blade also at no charge. Now this is a reputable company.

You wouldn’t be here if you didn’t. Trust me it is the good jam.

I selected this honing steel because i own a knife by them and am extremely impressed. A good steel will maintain your knives and reduce the amount of times you actually have to sharpen them.

The handle is very comfortable. It puts a nice edge on all my knives.

Handle is easy to hold and long enough for most knives. Gordon ramsay also uses this bad boy, so if it’s good enough for him, it’s good enough for me.

So much more usable than the 8-10 inch alternatives.

I bought this steel along with a henckels chef’s knife as part of my good starter cutlery when i moved to a new apartment. I still have that steel, and use it on a regular basis. There is a little rust around the base of the handguard, and the the hanging ring has darkened over the years. The steel surface is excellent and shows no wear. I must admit that i was surprised to see that the tool has not changed in all this time, but then, it needs no improvement.

I purchased this 12″ steel to replace the substandard 9″ steel that came with my henckels professional s knives. I’ve owned the knives for a good decade and was regularly honing them with the original 9″ steel. I knew it was substandard and continued to use it but finally got sick of the 9″ steel’s small size, weak performance, and perpetually loose handle (they’re poorly made). Though i have good technique and have kept my blades very healthy with the old steel, this is truly a professional tool that has brought my knives from merely “sharp” to “factory new” quality. A few swings before each use and these are sharper than the old steel could manage and like a whole new set of knives. Though i use my knives every day, i hone them carefully and can’t see that i will ever need a professional sharpening. If you’re trying to decide what steel to buy – just get this one. It’s built like a tank and i imagine that it will last as long as my knives. Dull knives are dangerous knives.

I have used henckels for many years.

So honestly, i have a different knife sharpener that i prefer but my hubby and son love this thing. And if they like it, they will use it. That means i always have a sharp knife in the drawer so i love it too.

Finally a sharpener that you can actually feel biting into the best steel blade knives. I have been thru several brands of these sharpeners, all ended up in the trash. You get what you pay for, and this one is worth the price.

This is my first honing steel, and i am very happy with it. It is nice and hefty and feels high quality. I noticed an immediate difference using this on some of my knives. I am glad i bought one that will last, because i am never going back to not using a steel on my knives before each use.

Good for poking guests from inside a cabinet.

This is the best henckels steel i have ever owned. Hones quickly and easily and well.

This steal is built for punishment. Its extremely solid in construction and heavy.

This is a great honing steel for upper end knives. We just purchased six zwilling-henckel pro series knives and this honing rod does an excellent job of keeping a good edge on them. I read somewhere that it has a rockwell hardness of 66. It gets used frequently and looks as though it will last.

This is as advertised and is a very functional steel.

Last one lasted almost 30 years.