When you are trying hard to get some work done in the kitchen, it can be quite frustrating to deal with all those blunt knives. As a rule of thumb, it is better to keep all knives sharpened. For a start, an ultra-sharp knife can easily slice and dice through everything. Naturally, a knife sharpener is just what you need to keep all the frustrations away. Moreover, as it turns out, there is no dearth for knife sharpeners during these times. All over the online and the offline marketplaces, you are going to come across various kinds of knife sharpeners.

Comparison

Product Rating Price
Chef's Choice 130 Professional Knife-Sharpening Station, Platinum 4.6/5 $$$
Work Sharp WSKTS-KO Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition 4.6/5 $$
Chef's Choice 120 Diamond Hone 3-Stage Professional Knife Sharpener, Black 4.5/5 $$$
Chef's Choice 1520 AngleSelect Diamond Hone Knife Sharpener-White 4.6/5 $$$
Presto 08810 Professional Electric Knife Sharpener 4.4/5 $

Many people have found that it is better to buy a professional knife sharpening station. These electrically operated products will do a much better job when it comes to sharpening your knife. You can also use almost all the major brands or types of knives in these sharpening stations. Since there exists more non-functional knife sharpening stations than any other product, it is better to do some amount of research work in this field. Ultimately, this would help you to avoid buying something that does not perform as promised.

Long gone are those days when people used whetstones to sharpen knives. When you get better performance from the electrically operated products, it does not make much sense to stick on with the old-age paradigms. In the following discussion, we will consider a couple of knife sharpening stations while trying to understand their specifications.

Chef’s Choice 130 Professional Knife & Sharpening Station

Product Specifications

This professional knife sharpening station comes with 100% diamond abrasives. While measuring 10 by 10 by 4 inches, it does come with a three year limited warranty. Weighing at just 4.6 pounds, you are going to find it extremely easy to handle the sharpening station. You have plenty of knife sharpening options all included in this handy and compact device. It can sharpen most brands and types of knives effortlessly and that too within a few seconds. The sharpening station also includes a three-stage process for making the knives much sharper (even better than what they do in the factories)!

Applications

If you are looking for something that would give a sharper edge to your knives in an easy and effortless manner, then it is better to invest in this device. After initially sharpening the knife with 100 percent diamond coated abrasives, the device will help in developing a sharp edge with ultra-microscopic teeth in the second stage. The hair splitting sharpness induced to the knives has helped in improving the popularity of this professional knife sharpener. You will never have to be concerned about the quality; this is a device manufactured entirely within the US. It is easy to operate and user friendly; the sharpener also features elastomeric angle guides that in turn guarantee a foolproof sharpening for your knives.

Work Sharp WSKTS-KO Knife and Tool Sharpener

Product Specifications

This knife-sharpening platform comes from the legendary knife maker Ken Onion. As expected, it features an expanded list of features that will provide you with an easy, fast as well as a stylish way to sharpen all your knives. The item weighs just four pounds and the product dimensions are 5.5 by 10 by 6 inches. A notable feature of this knife sharpener is its adjustable sharpening guide. You will always end up getting high quality repeatable sharpening results because of the unique construction of the guide. The heavy-duty motor included with the sharpener comes with variable speeds. Did you know that it is very much possible to sharpen scissors using this device?

Applications

The compact and the portable designing of the knife sharpener enable it to perform its designated tasks in an optimal manner. Apart from sharpening straight bladed knives, you can also use curved and serrated knives on the device. Performing light duty tool sharpening tasks has never been this easy. Anytime you see that your knives are getting dull, just whip out the knife sharpener and let it do its magic. Throughout the years, master knife makers have used flexible belts to get razor sharp edges; now, you too have the ability to get the same results – right from the comfort of your home.

Chef’s Choice 120 Diamond Hone 3 & Stage Professional Knife Sharpener(Black)

Product Specifications

This three-stage professional knife sharpener features precision angle control to get that proprietary Trizor-Plus edge for all of your knives. Feel free to use chef’s knives, sporting, butcher knives, and the knives that come with serrated blades on the Chef’s Choice 120.The characteristic feature of the device is its three-stage process for sharpening the knives. Unlike the other knife sharpening devices, this product features 100% diamond abrasives in the first two stages, enabling you to sharpen / hone the blades to your liking. The stage three is useful for getting hairsplitting sharpness. The three-year warranty for the product should also dispel all worries from your mind!

Applications

This is a professional home sharpener that makes use of a completely new technology to give you professional grade knife sharpening. This sharpener comes with the ability to customize the sharpening process, so that it will suit perfectly with every one of those cutting tasks that you might have in your mind. The revolutionary sharpening process will also ensure that the sharpened edges will be durable and long lasting for a good number of weeks. The unbelievably fast way to sharpen the knives will provide an optimum edge for gourmet, sporting and butcher knives. The sharpening process is totally safe and easy as well.

Chef’s Choice Model 1520 AngleSelect Diamond Hone Knife Sharpener (White)

Product Specifications

This knife sharpener comes with design elements that will help it to sharpen European, Asian and American knives in style. Featuring 100% diamond abrasives and patented stropping disks, you will get incredible sharpness and durability almost instantly. The device is engineered and assembled in the US and comes with UL / ETL and Canadian approvals. Tagged as the world’s most versatile sharpener because of its ability to sharpen Asian, American and European style knives, the product can automatically position the knife for optimal sharpening. As it turns out, you can use the device to create that ‘gothic arch’ edge structure for all of your knives.

Applications

The multi stage knife sharpening system will help you to get knife-edges that have incredible sharpness and that too in a matter of seconds. This advanced electric sharpener can help you to recreate / restore 20-degree edges (for European and American knives) and 15-degree edges (for Asian knives). In other terms, long gone are those days when you had to buy multiple knife sharpening devices for your home use. Sharpening fine or serrated edges along with sporting and pocket knives is easy when you have the Chef’s Choice Model 1520 Angle Select Diamond Hone Knife Sharpener at your disposal – and that too for an extremely reasonable price tag.

Presto 08810 Professional Electric Knife Sharpener

Product Specifications

Do not be fooled by the plastic construction of the Presto 08810. Just like some of the other models that we have seen, this item also comes with a three stage sharpening system. You can get professional quality sharpening done right from of the comfort of your home. Weighing just 1.9 pounds, the dimensions of the product are as follows – 12 by 5 by 4 inches. Likewise, it runs on 120 volts, 60 Hz only; international users might thus find it difficult to operate it at their homes. You can use it to sharpen the knives, fast as well as efficiently.

Applications

You will no longer have to guess while trying to sharpen or hone the blunt knives in your home. The blade guides present in the Presto 08810 will automatically hold the edge of the most proper sharpening angle. Naturally, it will work great on kitchen, hunting as well as sporting knives. Most of us will find the kitchen and sporting knives becoming blunt fast, especially if we would like to use them every now and then. Armed with one such product, you might never have to worry too much about knives getting blunt. It also has interchangeable blade guides, which will offer optimum sharpening angles.