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Ted G. Seel: Best sharpener I've ever owned. Gave used it to bring back some pretty dull blades to sharper than they were when I bought them
T. Teater: I used this on a number of US made Chicago cutlery (high Carbon steel) which were very dull. Forget 2 passes, after about 20 passes, there was still little edge. After 20 or so minutes of work, I finally got a barely usable edge. Maybe if you start with a relatively decent edge its OK but if youare starting with a real dull knife, you will not get anywhere in "a couple of passes."
Vintage 1 Lady: Sharp Knifes at Last!!This knife sharpener was written up in "This Old House" magazine's current issue.It is everything the article says it is, it works great. My knifes are sharp, sharp likethere were when I was a kid always cutting my fingers when doing the dishes. Myfather and grandfather were butchers by trade. My grandfather made Italian Sausageand sold same in his deli. My dad tried to teach me how to sharpen knifes but I couldnever master it, now I have the sharp knifes of my childhood.Thank you.
Wayne: I've been using this sharpener for almost two decades and have found it to be the most versatile and flexible among home knife sharpeners. This model will do everything from restoring damaged edges to creating ultra sharp ones to creating intermediate ones with just the right amount of bite. It will allow you to hone most knives using only the third stage, bringing them back to full sharpness between full sharpenings. After a good initial sharpening you might be surprised how long you'll be able to rely on stage three alone before you need to do anything more.This sharpener will also work with serrated blades to put the edge back on, but will not work to restore damaged serrated blades.Traditionalists have long claimed that nothing can beat a good manual sharpening with good stones and proper technique. You might even be able to find somebody who can sharpen your knives that way for free. Many upscale supermarkets will allow you to drop off your knives in the butcher section for a professional sharpening. Although I won't argue with those who stand by manual sharpening by a professional, I've found that the Chef's Choice has outperformed or equaled professionals I've entrusted my knives to.This sharpener is not foolproof. It will hold the knife at the proper angle, which should make the contact with the stone far more precise than what a professional can do by eye. But it also requires care. You must assure that you pull evenly and consistently across the length of the blade, or you could easily do more harm than good, especially with the first stage. If you are not mechanically inclined, you may wish to start off with something less than your best knives to learn with.Although this is the ultimate sharpener for me, it might not be the best choice for everybody. If you'd feel more comfortable with a professional, you'd prefer not to spend so much money, you don't need to restore knives or produce edges that conform to more than one profile, there are alternatives. TheAccuSharp 001 Knife Sharpenercosts a fraction of the price, and will put a surprisingly sharp edge on most knives. It takes off more metal than the Chef's Choice, and will produce only one kind of edge, but it might be all you need between professional sharpenings. It's a good solution especially for moderately priced knives, but the Chef's Choice still remains the ultimate choice for sharpening, honing restoring, and putting the best suited edge on a variety of blades.
W. L. Holder: --UPDATE-- I originally wrote this review in 2005, its 2010 now. I still use this sharpener fairly regularly, it still works great. I have seen very little performance degradation. I wish all products lasted this well.---After reading all of the reviews for this item I thought I would give it a try. I am glad I did.I did not have any of the problems that the people who gave poor reviews had, I attribute this mostly to reading the instructions and practicing with a knife that was already ruined.I also have to disagree with many of the positive reviewers as well. This is a great sharpener, but it does not do nearly a good enough job to replicate the edge on my Wusthof's when they were new. It also does not come close to the quality of edge you get when having your knives sharpened by a professional.As a do-it-yourself sharpener goes, I truely believe this one is the best. But please dont let yourself be fooled into believing it will duplicate factory sharpness or be putting the professional knife sharpeners out of business any time soon.I am very glad I bought this, it is very handy and I use it frequently. It has greatly prolonged the length of time between having my knives professionally sharpened, but not eliminated the need for it.