– Uses an easy-to-learn saw motion to sharpen knives.
– The sharpener is ready-to-use directly out of the box.
– Ergonomic handle helps stabilize the sharpener during use.
– Four to five pounds of pressure required when pushing knives through sharpener.
– Is only effective if diamond abrasive wheels are turning while sharpening.
– Comes with a modern, non-slip bamboo base.
– Is a two-in-one sharpening stone, with a side for sharpening and another for polishing.
– Stone must soak in water for 10-12 minutes prior to each use.
– A lot of effort and proper technique required to sharpen blade.
– Doesn’t require any setup.
– Quick and easy-to-use.
– Comes with an instruction manual that describes four ways to hone knives using the rod.
– Some users need to hold the rod in the air during sharpening, which can be dangerous.
– Users need practice to become familiar with the honing rod.
– Has a three-stage system that sharpens and polishes knives.
– Caters to a variety of knife sizes with its blade selector.
– Contains automatic ceramic wheels that ease the amount of effort needed to sharpen.
– Motorized wheels lead to an aggressive and loud sharpen.
– The adjustable blade selector doesn’t secure knives as they pass through.
– Is ready to use directly out of the box.
– Uses a simple and effective pull-through method to sharpen both sides of the knife.
– Sharpens knives in minutes.
– The pull-through method can be awkward and grip the knives as they exit the sharpener.
– Not a sturdy or thoughtfully-built sharpener.