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Knife sharpeners

33 items total
Honing rod 26 cm, Wüsthof
38,49 €
WU4473
Sharpening stone 2000/5000, Dellinger
Sticker
35,49 € –20 %
28,39 €
DNGRRIRW252
Diamond sharpening steel KATAI 26 cm, Forged
Sticker
126 € –20 %
100 €
FORGEDSDV625426
Honing rod 23 cm, WMF
Sticker
72,90 € –20 %
Honing rod 23 cm, WMF
In stock (3 pcs)
58,32 €
WM1880226030
Honing rod 26 cm, diamond, Zwilling
Sticker
82,99 € –20 %
66,39 €
ZW32520261
Honing rod INTENSE 26 cm, Forged
Sticker
79 € –20 %
63,20 €
FORGEDSDV304617
Honing rod OLIVE 26 cm, olive wood handle, Forged
Sticker
76 € –20 %
60,80 €
FORGEDSDV305379
Honing rod RED SPIRIT 25 cm, F.Dick
Sticker
81,99 € –20 %
65,59 €
FDCK7174125
Honing rod SEBRA 26 cm, steel, Forged
Sticker
80 € –20 %
64 €
FORGEDSDV623613
Knife sharpener GOURMET, 2 stage, WMF
Sticker
44,90 € –20 %
35,92 €
WM1874376030
Knife sharpener GOURMET, WMF
Sticker
23,90 € –20 %
19,12 €
WM1880276270
Knife sharpener GOURMET, WMF
Sticker
38,90 € –20 %
31,12 €
WM1876516030
Sharpening steel GRAND GOURMET 23 cm, WMF
Sticker
87,90 € –20 %
70,32 €
WM1889646030
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Knife sharpeners – a must have in every kitchen

Do I need a knife sharpener?

Knife sharpeners are an absolute must if you invest in quality kitchen knives and if you expect their superior performance. Even the best knife won’t be effective if you do not sharpen it regularly and regular sharpening of your knives is one of the basic rules of their maintenance. You can obviously bring your knives to a specialist but if you cook a lot and if you use your Chef's knife, Santoku knife or bread knife on an everyday basis you should sharpen your knives even every two weeks which makes a purchase of your own knife sharpener a reasonable choice.

What are the different types of knife sharpeners?

There are different kinds of knife sharpeners and you can find them in Kulina (please check our best-selling knife sharpeners here before you make up your mind). The choice depends on the type of knife you have, the knife’s bevel (the shape of the blade edge) and the way you want to approach the process of sharpening (manual or electric). The main types of knife sharpeners are:

  • whetstones (many professionals believe sharpening stones are the best way of sharpening your knives because you can sharpen your knives at any angle),
  • electric sharpeners,
  • handheld sharpeners,
  • sharpening/honing steels used for honing a knife blade, minor sharpening. They are made of steel, of ceramic or have a diamond coating.
  • serrated knife sharpeners dedicated for knives with serrated blades

How do you sharpen a knife with a whetstone?

Many people believe that sharpening your knives with whetstone results in a sharper knife edge than other methods. If you decide to buy a sharpening stone it’s crucial to read the instructions provided by the manufacturer first but the general process is as follows:

  • submerge and soak your whetstone in water
  • tilt the knife at the correct angle on the coarse side
  • run the knife up and down the stone in smooth motion making sure you cover the whole blade and its both sides (if the knife is double-beveled)
  • flip the stone to the other side and repeat the process
  • wash and dry your knife when you are done

How do you sharpen a knife with a honing rod?

If you want to use a steel rod please follow the following rules but always check the manufacturer’s instructions first:

  • hold the knife’s handle in your dominant hand and the rod in the other, both pointing upright
  • position the blade’s heel against the steel around 2cm from the top of the steel, creating a V-shape (approximately at the angle of 15 – 20 degrees)
  • draw the knife down the steel towards the blade’s tip 5 to 10 times (ensure only the edge touches the steel – not the side and move the knife, not the steel)
  • touch the rod with medium pressure and try to maintain the right angle
  • repeat the same with the other side of the blade (if the knife is double-beveled)