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With only two slots, this sharpener is very compact, which makes it easy to handle and use regardless of whether you have large or small hands. One slot is for coarse sharpening, the other for fine. The manufacturer recommends running knives 6 to 12 times through each slot, depending on the dullness of the blade. As with many other sharpeners, diamond coated wheels do the work. The small size and low weight allow this sharpener to be stored in a kitchen drawer and carried along on a road trip. The ergonomic handle and non-slip cushion on the base make it stable, comfortable, and safe to use. Often sold for under $20, this sharpener is a bargain yet does admirable job of keeping your knives sharp. Warranty: 60-day 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.
Tomato and onion: Sliced easily in nice thin slices, onion took a little more pressure but also produced good clean slices
Carrot tops: Easily removed with one stroke
Foam peanut: Sliced off a nice piece
Paper: Sliced paper OK with only a slight rip
Published On: 8/12/2018 Last Modified: 3/8/2021
Rick Browne does product testing and recipes. A renowned TV cooking show host, photojournalist, and author of 16 barbecue books, he was the creator, host, and executive producer of public television’s popular Barbecue America TV series, a cooking and travelogue highlighting the world’s outdoor culinary landscape. It has aired on more than 230 stations.
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