Wusthof Precision 4-Stage Handheld Knife Sharpener
WU29447: 4-Stage Handheld Sharpener
Sharpen both your Standard knives and your Asian style knives with the Wusthof 4 stage knife sharpener. The standard sharpener uses carbide blades set at 28 degrees or 14 degrees per side to sharpener your standard kitchen knives. Stage 2 of the standard side uses ceramic rods to hone a fine edge on your blade. Simply slide the cover over to Asian knives to sharpen your Asian knives to a 20 degree angle or 10 degrees per side. The V-shaped cutting head with two crossed carbide blades puts a quick edge on knives. Stage 2 uses ceramic rods to hone the fine edge of your Santoku or Nakiri knives. Simply place the gadget on a flat work surface and hold the E-Z grip handle with one hand and the knife handle with the other. Insert the knife blade fully into the slot at a 90-degree angle to the sharpener and pull down and back three or four times to sharpen. After setting the knife's edge with the carbide side, use the unit's ceramic side to nicely finish the edge. The four-stage knife sharpener measures 9 by 3 by 1-1/2-inches.
- Sharpens Standard and Asian style knives
- Hard carbide steel blades for coarse sharpening stage
- Fine ceramic rods for honing
- Rubberized base for sure grip
- Weighted to be safe and secure
Note: The first stage carbide (coarse) sharpens dull edges. The second stage ceramic (fine) provides a polished, razor sharp edge. A reasonably sharp knife may only require this light honing.
Care and Use
Always clean your sharpener after use. Clean with a damp cloth or mild brush, wipe dry. Do not rinse with water.
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