Are you looking for quality knife sharpeners, grindstones, or sharpening steels to properly sharpen and grind your knives? In our online shop you will find a wide assortment of high quality knife sharpeners from well known manufacturers like Global, Zwilling or KAI. Since knives belong to the kitchen essentials, they must always be maintained and sharpened to work cleanly and accurately. With the competent knife sharpeners and the correct application, the knives quickly get back their usual sharpness. Whether knife sharpening by hand or electrically, we have everything ready for you!
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A good sharpening steel or a suitable sharpening aid may not be missing in the kitchen, because you can whip up excellent cooking results only with sharp knives. The sharpening steel is usually made of stainless steel, ceramic or diamond with a round, oval, square or flat cross-section. For comfortable handling the handles are usually made of plastic and shaped ergonomically. Sharpening steels are also available in different lengths. The longer the grinding rod is, the larger knife can be sharpened with it. When using sharpening steels you have to pay particular attention to the correct angle. Put on the knife just at its crop and pull the blade several times alternately from left to right across the entire length of the sharpening steel. To clean a sharpening steel, use a mild detergent and rinse the sharpening steel with water thoroughly.
Generally a grindstone is made up of many small abrasive grains. The abrasive grains have sharp edges with which the steel is ground. Once you use the grindstone, small pieces break off from the abrasive grains. The larger the numerical data, the smaller the abrasive grains. Stones with a coarse grain size are used in order to reshape the cutting edge of a blunt knife. For fine work a grindstone with a finer grit has to be used. There are whetstones having two different sides. The different surfaces are each provided with a different grit. So you have just one side with coarse abrasive grains for roughing and a fine side for regrinding.
Electric and other knife sharpeners
Electric knife sharpeners are very easy to use. They are fast, efficient, and incorrect use is virtually eliminated. The electric knife sharpeners are suitable especially for sharp and double-sided ground Japanese knives. With the knife sharpeners it's also possibile to sharpen high-quality German kitchen knives. The grinding is made simultaneously on both sides. But also others knife sharpeners with grinding grooves allow you to resharpen your knives easily and without much effort. No matter for which knife sharpeners you finally decide, with the listed knife sharpeners in our online store, your knives regain their old sharpness.