One of the most frustrating things when you are in your kitchen trying to prepare your meal is a blunt knife. You know, when the cutting edge is dull and not cutting like it used to. Instead of opting to throw away your knives, which is not at all the best solution because you may have spent quite a sum on them or you simply love your knives. Try knife sharpeners, they will have your knives good as new.
And because there are so many knife sharpeners around, all with different characteristics and for different purposes, how do you know which knife sharpener is the right one? You of course have to take a look at the type of knives you have, you don’t want to buy the wrong knife sharpener that
will not improve the status of knife and of course the price, budget is a very important aspect for us all and lastly your preference, which knife sharpener do you like most.
I compiled a list of the top 10 best knife sharpeners in 2018, to make shopping a little easier on everyone. With everything you need to know about the knife sharpeners and where you could find them (links on amazon).
However, before I jump into that, you all need to understand how edges and knife angles work on a knife. Forming a knifes cutting edge requires the metal on one or both sides of the blade to be on the ground at an angle. This is called the bevel. Other knives have two bevels. knife sharpeners work by scrapping away a metal to form a new bevel. Remember to always ask your retailer to explain the edge characteristics of your knife so that you can get the right sharpener for it.
- 10. Linkyo electric knife sharpener
- 9. Smith’s CCKS 2-step knife sharpener
- 8. Priority chef diamond knife sharpener
- 7. Kitchen IQ edge grip 50009 knife sharpener
- 6. Chef’s choice 1520 knife sharpener
- 5. Presto 08800 ever sharp knife sharpener
- 4. Lansky master’s Edge knife sharpener
- 3. Sunrise pro supreme knife sharpener
- 2. Chefs choice trizor Xv knife sharpener
- 1. Work sharp WSKTS K0 edition knife sharpener
10. Linkyo electric knife sharpener
This knife sharpener has non-slip suction cups for stability, automatic blade positioning guides which hold the knife at ideal positions for sharpening and a built in stop feature which prevents damage to blades by stalling them. The Linkyo electric knife sharpener goes for about 23 USD on amazon, you can check it out in the link below.
9. Smith’s CCKS 2-step knife sharpener
The Smith’s CCKS 2-step knife sharpener can be used on all knives. It has crossed Carbide blades, crossed ceramic rods, pre-set sharpening angles and non-slip rubber feet for added safety, it can be used on all knives. It goes at about 6 USD on amazon. The link below takes you straight to it’s page on amazon.
8. Priority chef diamond knife sharpener
It sharpens all knives with a cushioned non-slip base which helps in maintaining the balance. It has an elegant design meant to fit any kitchen and has 2-stage sharpening wheel system. It goes at about 18 USD on amazon.
7. Kitchen IQ edge grip 50009 knife sharpener
The kitchen IQ edge knife sharpener comes with some non-slip rubber feet and a soft grip rubber handle for comfort and steadiness when sharpening .it has a patterned v-grip bottom which helps with stability. it has carbide blades and crossed ceramic rods feature pre-self-sharpening angles. It goes at 6 USD on amazon.
6. Chef’s choice 1520 knife sharpener
it is made for American and Asian knives of 15 and 20 degrees. The chef’s choice 1520 has 3 stage angle select system for versatility. It provides perfect knife edges for all types of knives be kitchen , sports, serrated and pocket knives, meaning it has three lots, one you can put your Asian knife, the second for the American knife and the third for finishing touches on both knives. It goes at 145 USD on amazon.
5. Presto 08800 ever sharp knife sharpener
This is an electrified knife sharpener for a wide range of knives excluding non serrated knives. It is quite affordable and can be used for almost all kitchen knives and tools. With a 2-stage system, it’s precision grinds a perfect angle. Going for only 22.36 USD on amazon, the presto 08800 ever sharp is definitely one to consider.
4. Lansky master’s Edge knife sharpener
The Lansky master 15 edge sharpens serrated and straight knives. It can be used for 1-stage and 2-stage sharpening. The lansky masters edge has a medium ceramic triangular rod which sharpens all types of serrated, rusts and fish hooks. It has 3 sharpening angles, 17, 20 and 25 degrees. With an easy snap in rod storage, rubber suckers at the bottom and are integrated guard. It is going at about 23.50 USD.
3. Sunrise pro supreme knife sharpener
Sunrise pro supreme is an Eco-friendly sharpener (good for environment) that sharpens all knives. It is tiny and portable which makes the whole cutting process effortless plus it fits in a drawer. It removes microscopic amounts of knife metal and has suction pads which hold the sharpener making it easy for sharpening. Going at about 13 USD on amazon with the link below
2. Chefs choice trizor Xv knife sharpener
The chef’s choice 15 XV trizor professional knife sharpener edge select provides complete sharpness and effortless cutting for straight or serrated
knives. it is ideal for converting traditional 20-degree factory edges of household knives into high performance. Trizor xv 15-degree edges with 3-stage
edge select for versatility in providing the perfect edge for each cutting task. It is going for about 133 USD on amazon.
1. Work sharp WSKTS K0 edition knife sharpener
This knife sharpener is for any kind of knife you might own with adjustable sharpening guide which produces precision edge bevels from 15 to 30,
the abrasive belts deliver a super strong lasting razor-sharp edge. The speed motor can handle every sharpening task for grinding to honing. it is the
faster, quicker and easier way to sharpen your knives and tools going for about 120.85 USD on amazon, with the link below.
So there you go, a list of the top 10 best knife sharpeners. Now that you have all the information you would need, you can easily select any one or two of the knife sharpeners above, click on the link that takes you straight to amazon and buy your new knife sharpener. It’s time to say bye to dull, blunt knives that require so much effort and energy to cut simple things and say hello to sharp knives that cut so easily and precisely, which of course helps with the time you spend in the kitchen.