Hi so far so good I have been using it for a short time.
I am happy that I always have a sharp knife when needed.
This simple device gets it right with ease. A few swipes before use ensures a sharp cutting blade that glides thru any task. I bought one for two of my kids. They love them.
I've used a decent electric sharpener for years, but it doesn't work well on a Japanese knife or a serrated knife we have. But the Brod & Taylor not only works on those, it gets everything sharper than it's ever been, and with *less* time and effort than the electric one. Love it!
Very effective and simple to use.
How it Works
Brød & Taylor sharpeners use a completely different sharpening technique, borrowed from the high-technology metal machining industry. Two extremely hard man-made tungsten carbide sharpeners are ground to a precision, specialized shape. Mounted on a spring-action bars, the patented system functions as three distinctly different sharpeners, with the function determined by the angle of the knife as it is pulled through. They are unique in their ability to perform four knife sharpening functions:
Realign a bent edge without removing metal. Great for daily maintenance.
Quickly restore the correct bevel shape to very dull or damaged knives.
Pull the knife through at an angle to hone and sharpen each serration.
Carbide Sharpening Surfaces
Unique, ultra-hard, precision ground tungsten carbide sharpening surfaces, like those used in high-precision machine tools, quickly create a more perfect “v” shape and a superior cutting edge. With a simple change in hand position, these sharpeners also fine sharpen (hone) and polish a perfect beveled edge.
The carbide sharpeners are mounted on patented spring-action bars that adjust automatically to accommodate different blade angles. With the variable angle capability, our sharpeners work beautifully on serrated knives and single-bevel Japanese knives, as well as standard smooth knives.
Long Lasting and Durable
The sharpening mechanism is durable and can be expected to last at least 5 years with normal use. Replacement sharpening bars are available for the Professional and Classic countertop models.
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|Base Material||Solid 18/10 Stainless Steel|
|Knife Types||Sharpen Standard, Serrated, and Japanese-Style Knives|
|-||Safe for High-Quality Damascus Blades|
|Sharpening Bars||Precision-ground ultra-hard carbide sharpeners (HRC 95)|
|-||Patented spring-action bars adjust automatically to accommodate different blade angles|
|-||Sharpening bars last over 5 years with normal use (replacement sharpening bars available)|
|Dimensions||4¼ x 3½ x 6″ high (11 x 8.5 x 15 cm high)|
|Weight||29 oz / 814 gm|
|Shipping||Ships to: U.S.A., Canada and Mexico Only|