Chef's Choice - 20° UltraHone Diamond Electric Knife Sharpener
The new, Chef'sChoice® Hybrid®AngleSelect® Diamond Hone® 290 knife sharpener provides EdgeCraft's most advanced Hybrid® technology for the ultimate razor sharp edges on all your 15° and 20° class knives. Combining electric and manual sharpening stages, it is ideal for sharpening traditional European/American 20° class household knives and Asian Style and other 15° class knives. From straight edge and serrated blades to light sports knives and pocket knives, this affordable sharpener uses angle guides and 100% diamond abrasives in all three stages to apply an extremely sharp, arch-shaped edge that is stronger and more durable. Using the advanced, efficient Criss-Cross® sharpening technology, the Hybrid® 290 provides a superbly sharp edge with lots of "bite." Its 100% diamond abrasive wheels sharpen simultaneously “into” and “out-of” the edge for a superior burr-free edge. Stages 1 and 2 are electric with Stage 1 dedicated to 15° edge knives and Stage 2 for 20° knives. Stage 3 is used for polishing both types of knives as well as for sharpening serrated knives. Safe for all quality knives, the Hybrid® 290 is easy to use, requires no guesswork and will quickly sharpen even the dullest of knives. It's a stylish addition to any household with its elegant and durable brushed stainless steel cover and sleek design. Engineered and manufactured in the U.S.A.
I've had this sharpener for about 8 months - I've had this sharpener for about 8 months. I sharpen everything from Swiss Army knives to 10" chef knives. It keeps a razor edge on all my knives with a minimum of effort and/or skill required. Not much more to say.