Spring Loaded Knife Sharpener

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1 Warthog V-Sharp A4 Knife Sharpener, Professional Sharpener, Ideal for Home Cooks, Chefs, Fishermen,... Warthog V-Sharp A4 Knife Sharpener, Professional Sharpener, Ideal for Home Cooks, Chefs,... No ratings yet
2 Warthog V-Sharp Curve Professional Knife Sharpener System, 25 Degree Angle Knife Sharpener, 325 Grit... Warthog V-Sharp Curve Professional Knife Sharpener System, 25 Degree Angle Knife Sharpener, 325...
3 Ergo Chef Knife Sharpener FastEdge II with Auto Adjusting Spring Loaded Inserts Knife Sharpener &... Ergo Chef Knife Sharpener FastEdge II with Auto Adjusting Spring Loaded Inserts Knife Sharpener &... No ratings yet
4 Knife Sharpener, Knife Sharpener Tool with Self-Adjusting, Stainless Steel and Tungsten Carbide,... Knife Sharpener, Knife Sharpener Tool with Self-Adjusting, Stainless Steel and Tungsten Carbide,... No ratings yet
5 Official As Seen On TV Bavarian Edge Kitchen Knife Sharpener by BulbHead, Sharpens, Hones, &... Official As Seen On TV Bavarian Edge Kitchen Knife Sharpener by BulbHead, Sharpens, Hones, &... No ratings yet
6 Meistermade - Pro Series Electric Knife Sharpener, 3-Stage, 100% Diamond Abrasives, Precision Angle... Meistermade - Pro Series Electric Knife Sharpener, 3-Stage, 100% Diamond Abrasives, Precision... No ratings yet
7 Brod & Taylor VG2 Classic Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Tungsten Carbide (Nylon) Brod & Taylor VG2 Classic Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Tungsten Carbide (Nylon) No ratings yet
8 Grihot Professional Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Streamlined Sailboat Design for Effortless Knife... Grihot Professional Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Streamlined Sailboat Design for Effortless Knife... No ratings yet
9 Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener Elite Mk2, Adjustable Knife Sharpening System... Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener Elite Mk2, Adjustable Knife Sharpening System... No ratings yet
10 Work Sharp Ken Onion Knife Sharpener Tool - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Knives,... Work Sharp Ken Onion Knife Sharpener Tool - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Knives,... No ratings yet
11 Rolling Knife Sharpener - Knife Sharpening Kit with Diamond and Corundum Discs for Steel of Any... Rolling Knife Sharpener - Knife Sharpening Kit with Diamond and Corundum Discs for Steel of Any... No ratings yet
12 HATORII Rolling Knife Sharpener Tool - Knife Sharpening Kit with Rolling Sharpener & Knife Angle... HATORII Rolling Knife Sharpener Tool - Knife Sharpening Kit with Rolling Sharpener & Knife Angle...
13 Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener Tool, complete angle adjustable knife... Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener Tool, complete angle adjustable knife... No ratings yet
14 Knife Sharpener Tool, Rolling Knife Sharpeners Kit, Kitchen Knivies Sharpener with Diamond and... Knife Sharpener Tool, Rolling Knife Sharpeners Kit, Kitchen Knivies Sharpener with Diamond and... No ratings yet
15 Work Sharp Precision Adjust Elite - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Hunting, Serrated &... Work Sharp Precision Adjust Elite - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Hunting, Serrated &... No ratings yet
16 Orange Ninja Knife Sharpeners for Kitchen- 5 Adjustable Sharpening Angle- Premium Quality - Handheld... Orange Ninja Knife Sharpeners for Kitchen- 5 Adjustable Sharpening Angle- Premium Quality -... No ratings yet
17 Taylor's Eye Chantry Knife Sharpener, White Taylor's Eye Chantry Knife Sharpener, White
18 Idahone V-Type Ceramic Knife Sharpener with Four Rods and Handguard, Model CS24 Idahone V-Type Ceramic Knife Sharpener with Four Rods and Handguard, Model CS24
19 Work Sharp MK2 Professional Electric Knife and Tool Sharpener, Adjustable tool and knife sharpening... Work Sharp MK2 Professional Electric Knife and Tool Sharpener, Adjustable tool and knife... No ratings yet
20 Rolling Knife Sharpener for Straight Edge, Knife Sharper Kit for Kitchen Knives with Industry... Rolling Knife Sharpener for Straight Edge, Knife Sharper Kit for Kitchen Knives with Industry... No ratings yet

Bestseller No. 1
Warthog V-Sharp A4 Knife Sharpener, Professional Sharpener, Ideal for Home Cooks, Chefs, Fishermen,...
  • GET THE EDGE: Sharpening a knife can indeed be a tedious task, but not with the Warthog Knife Sharpener. Ideal for home cooks, professional chefs,...
  • PATENTED V-SHARP SYSTEM: The patented V-Sharp system is the epitome of precision and speed. Giving you precision angle adjustments, the Warthog...
  • FOUR (4) ADJUSTABLE ANGLES: There are four different angle adjustments - 15, 20, 25, & 30 degrees. The 30 degree setting can be used for larger,...
  • BEST USES IN THE KITCHEN – Whether you are an aspiring cook, an inspiring influencer, or a pro chef, the A4 sharpener is a great kitchen gadget that...
  • WARTHOG IS FOR YOU: Most people struggle trying to sharpen a knife properly, so we created a sharpener that allows you to quickly get a sharp,...
Bestseller No. 2
Warthog V-Sharp Curve Professional Knife Sharpener System, 25 Degree Angle Knife Sharpener, 325 Grit...
  • WARTHOG CURVE SHARPENER: Most people struggle trying to sharpen a knife properly, so we created a sharpener that allows you to quickly get a sharp,...
  • GET THE EDGE: Sharpening a knife can indeed be a tedious task, but not with the Warthog Knife Sharpener. Ideal for home cooks, professional chefs,...
  • PATENTED V-SHARP SYSTEM: The patented V-Sharp system is the epitome of precision and speed. Our knife sharpening kit is spring loaded and sharpens...
  • KEEP YOUR ANGLE: The V-Sharp CURVE is a very compact and easy to use high-quality knife sharpener with 325 grit diamond rods at a 25 degree constant...
  • BEST USED ON THE GO: Whether you are cooking in the backyard, camping outdoors, or prepping a meal indoors, the CURVE sharpener is a great gadget that...
SaleBestseller No. 3
Ergo Chef Knife Sharpener FastEdge II with Auto Adjusting Spring Loaded Inserts Knife Sharpener &...
  • SMALL & EASY TO USE. The FASTEDGE II Knife Sharpener keeps your blades RAZOR sharp and is very easy to use. Simply position the dull blade on the...
  • ERGONOMIC & DURABLE. The FASTEDGE II Chef Knife Sharpener comes with adjustable sharpening and honing spring-action rods, made of tungsten carbide and...
  • NON-SLIP & SAFE. The FASTEDGE II Kitchen Knife Sharpener comes with anti-slippery silicone pads at the bottom to make sharpening process much safer....
  • BRING BACK DULL BLADES TO LIFE Compact size fits in any kitchen drawer or roll bag
  • 100% SATISFACTION OR MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Risk free purchase. Ergo Chef knows that Cooking is both science and an art form. So keep your prep and...
SaleBestseller No. 4
Knife Sharpener, Knife Sharpener Tool with Self-Adjusting, Stainless Steel and Tungsten Carbide,...
  • 【 Professional knife sharpener 】 Ehoyal knife sharpener is made of a metal bracket with two independent spring-action arms built-in Austrian...
  • 【 Self-Adjusting 】 Knife sharpeners for kitchen knives have two independent spring-action arms with built-in Austrian tungsten carbide. The spring...
  • 【 Premium Quality 】 The knife sharpeners is the absolute best way to sharpen dull and damaged blades in seconds, save more housework time, keep...
  • 【 Easy to Use 】 Our Kitchen Knife Sharpener is easy to operate, simple and safe. It can sharpen dull knives, hones beveled blades, and polishes...
  • 【 Choice for Gift 】 Professional and portable knife sharpener works on all types of knife blades, like standard and beveled. Ii is the good choice...
Bestseller No. 5
Official As Seen On TV Bavarian Edge Kitchen Knife Sharpener by BulbHead, Sharpens, Hones, &...
  • Bavarian Edge kitchen knife sharpener sharpens ALL your dull knives in seconds, unlike an electric knife sharpener or sharpening steel that only...
  • Features two independent spring-action arms made of tungsten carbide that contour to your knife’s edge better than a knife sharpening stone
  • Sharpens, hones, and polishes your old knives – give your chef knife and butcher knife a makeover
  • Professional and portable knife sharpener works on all types of knife blades, like standard, serrated, and beveled
  • Includes 1 Bavarian Edge knife sharpener and instructions manual
Bestseller No. 6
Meistermade - Pro Series Electric Knife Sharpener, 3-Stage, 100% Diamond Abrasives, Precision Angle...
  • PRECISION SHARPENING: This electric knife sharpener features 100% diamond abrasives and precision angle guides for accurately sharpening straight edge...
  • 3-STAGE SYSTEM: The 3-stage sharpening process ensures razor-sharp results quickly and efficiently.
  • AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT: Advanced flexible spring guides automatically adjust to the correct sharpening angle for precise control.
  • EASY TO USE: Simple on/off switch and super quiet operation make this sharpener user-friendly.
  • VERSATILE: Suitable for sharpening various types of knives, including kitchen, hunting, and pocket knives.
Bestseller No. 7
Brod & Taylor VG2 Classic Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Tungsten Carbide (Nylon)
  • Fast and Simple | Patented spring action bars invented in Austria by a master knife maker make sharpening easy and foolproof. Sharpen dull and damaged...
  • 3-Action | 1: Sharpen by removing metal and cutting a new edge. 2: Hone by re-aligning the blade without removing metal. 3: For serrated knives,...
  • Auto-Adjusting | Precision tungsten-carbide sharpeners on patented spring-action bars automatically adjust to the angle of the knife blade. Control...
  • Safe for All Knives | Re-align edges before they roll over and dull without the fear of damaging your blade. The honing function will keep knives...
  • Rugged PA 66 Nylon base. One-piece cartridge design makes changing sharpeners fast and easy.
SaleBestseller No. 8
Grihot Professional Knife Sharpener | 3-Action Streamlined Sailboat Design for Effortless Knife...
  • 【Professional-grade sharpness】Grihot professional knife sharpener for kitchen knives, two independent spring arms made of tungsten carbide with...
  • 【3-Action】Grihot 3-Action knife sharpener kit offers different sharpening results for kitchen knives, serrated blades, and pocket knife. The base...
  • 【Keep improving】 Grihot knives sharpener is crafted from solid 304 stainless steel and Himalayan tungsten carbide, providing superior quality and...
  • 【Best Knife Sharpener Tools】Grihot knife sharpeners pro : 4.5" L x 3.5" W x 6.5" H tall and weighing in at 1.93 pounds, sharpens best knife...
  • 【Easy to use】 Grihot Knife Sharpeners for Kitchen Knives are easy to use and suitable for all steel knives, making them perfect for professional...
Bestseller No. 9
Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener Elite Mk2, Adjustable Knife Sharpening System...
  • COMPLETE SHARPENING SYSTEM - The Ken Onion ELITE Mk.2 sharpening system is the ultimate benchtop sharpening solution for those who want the sharpest...
  • INCLUDES TWO WAYS TO SHARPEN – The Sharpening Guide Cassette provides precise and repeatable sharpenings on knives, scissors, and tools, while the...
  • EASY TO CHANGE MODES - Quickly change between sharpening modes without tools or complicated setup times, it’s fast and easy to get next level...
  • SHARPENING PERFORMANCE -From touching up the edge of your favorite knife to custom grinds on a fun project, the Ken Onion Elite delivers the pinnacle...
  • DESIGNED, ENGINEERED, AND CALIBRATED IN ASHLAND, OREGON - We design, engineer, and calibrate our sharpening machines all under one roof in Ashland,...
Bestseller No. 10
Work Sharp Ken Onion Knife Sharpener Tool - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Knives,...
  • KEN ONION DESIGN - Designed and intended for edge enthusiasts who want precision, incredibly keen edges and consistent results. Designed in...
  • PROFESSIONAL LEVEL SHARPENING - The Ken Onion Edition Mk.2 Knife & Tool Sharpener delivers a professional level sharpening experience to your home or...
  • EASY TO USE - It sharpens every knife you own using flexible abrasive belts, precision sharpening guides and electronic speed control to provide a...
  • PRECISION SETTINGS - The sharpening guide has precision settings and a leather lining to reduce blade scratching, while the electronic speed control...
  • DESIGNED, ENGINEERED, AND CALIBRATED IN ASHLAND, OREGON - We design, engineer, and calibrate our sharpening machines all under one roof in Ashland,...
SaleBestseller No. 11
Rolling Knife Sharpener - Knife Sharpening Kit with Diamond and Corundum Discs for Steel of Any...
  • [𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗙𝗘𝗦𝗦𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗥𝗢𝗟𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗞𝗡𝗜𝗙𝗘 𝗦𝗛𝗔𝗥𝗣𝗘𝗡𝗘𝗥] This knife...
  • [𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐘 𝐓𝐎 𝐔𝐒𝐄] This work sharp knife sharpener easy operation starting with a diamond sharpening disc quickly removes the...
  • [𝟭𝟱 & 𝟮𝟬 𝗦𝗛𝗔𝗥𝗣𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔𝗡𝗚𝗟𝗘] Always maintaining a constant sharpening angle is a key factor in...
  • [𝗠𝗨𝗟𝗧𝗜𝗙𝗨𝗡𝗖𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗕𝗔𝗦𝗘] This kitchen knife sharpener with 3 slots on the base, In order to...
  • [𝗘𝗫𝗤𝗨𝗜𝗦𝗜𝗧𝗘 𝗚𝗜𝗙𝗧] The rolling knife sharpener set comes with a premium gift box, rolling knife sharpening is the...
Bestseller No. 12
HATORII Rolling Knife Sharpener Tool - Knife Sharpening Kit with Rolling Sharpener & Knife Angle...
  • Rolling Sharpener for Razor-Sharp Edges - Easily sharpen knives with our knife sharpener roller knife sharpening tool! Its unique design lets you...
  • 2 Abrasive Discs for Professional Results - No need to avail of professional knife sharpening services! With our guided knife sharpener that's built...
  • Easy to Use for Effortless Sharpening - Our knives sharpener comes with a magnetic knife sharpener angle guide that'll securely hold the blades of...
  • Works with Any Type of Knives - Be it for your favorite chef's knife, kitchen scissors, or delicate sushi knife, multi tool sharpener will your tools...
  • Handy Helper of Chefs & Home Cooks - Maintain your collection of knives with our innovative knife sharpener for kitchen knives! Click 'Add to Cart' to...
Bestseller No. 13
Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener Tool, complete angle adjustable knife...
  • PROFESSIONAL KNIFE SHARPENING SYSTEM: Professional level knife sharpener with metal construction
  • INCLUDES 7 ABRASIVES: (7) abrasive grits: 220, 320, 400, 600, and 800 diamond, Fine Ceramic, and Leather Strop
  • SHARPENING ANGLES: Adjustable Angle from 15-30 degrees with included digital angle indicator.
  • SUITABLE FOR ALL KNIVES: Small knife table attachment allows sharpening small ‘pen knives’ to angles as low as 15° and includes a 3 year...
  • DESIGNED IN OREGON: Work Sharp has been creating sharpening tools since 1973 and is located in Ashland, Oregon with the 4th generation family owner of...
SaleBestseller No. 14
Knife Sharpener Tool, Rolling Knife Sharpeners Kit, Kitchen Knivies Sharpener with Diamond and...
  • 【Professional Rolling Knife Sharpener】Keeping Precise & Long-Lasting Sharpness due to its hardest diamond and ceramic disc. Knife sharpener system...
  • 【Natural Wood & Triple magnetic attraction】Crafted from natural beech wood sourced from the black forest, We have upgraded the magnetic support...
  • 【15° & 20° Magnetic Angles】Maintaining a stable grinding angle is crucial in protecting your knives always as new. 15° for finer sharpness...
  • 【Effortless Sharpenging without Mess】Using our rolling knife sharpener kit, firstly fix the knife on magnetic holder. Then just roll knife...
  • 【Gift Box Packaging & After-Sales Support】Packaged in a high-end gift box, premium knife sharpener tool makes the mother day gift for mother in...
Bestseller No. 15
Work Sharp Precision Adjust Elite - Adjustable Knife Sharpening System - For Hunting, Serrated &...
  • SEVEN (7) ABRASIVE GRITS: 220, 320, 400, 600, and 800 diamond, fine ceramic, leather strop, and small ceramic rod for serrations.
  • ADJUSTABLE, REPEATABLE - Sharpening Angle can be easily adjusted from 15-30 degrees.
  • FAST and EASY - Quickly index between grits on each Tri-Brasive sharpening stones and easily swap one rod with another without disrupting your work.
  • SHARPEN SERRATED KNIVES - use the small fine ceramic rod to sharpen serrated knives. All in one knife sharpeneing tool
  • CREATE CUSTOM EDGES - choose between many grit options to reprofile an old blade or create a beautiful polished edge on your favorite blade.
SaleBestseller No. 16
Orange Ninja Knife Sharpeners for Kitchen- 5 Adjustable Sharpening Angle- Premium Quality - Handheld...
  • ✅ Sharpening Simplified: This adjustable angle knife sharpener gives you a professional-level razor sharp edge by allowing you to sharpen your...
  • 💯 Ease to Use: This handheld knife sharpener system has an ergonomic design and is extremely easy to use. Simply place the blade in each of the...
  • 🍊 Orange Ninja to Sharp them All: This one tool can be used as kitchen knife sharpener, pocket knife sharpener & hunting knife sharpener. This...
  • 🔪 Razor Sharp Edge: This chef knife sharpener is engineered with high-quality materials to ensure a durable and reliable knife sharpening system...
  • 🏆 Premium Quality: Not all manual knife sharpeners are created equal. Our professional knife sharpener kit is Crafted from high-quality ABS...
Bestseller No. 17
Taylor's Eye Chantry Knife Sharpener, White
  • Pull-through knife sharpener in white combines modern style with everyday functionality
  • Reproduces the action of a butcher's steel with spring loaded steel rods
  • To use, draw the knife between the steel rod 4 or 5 times using enough pressure to rotate the steels
  • Made in Sheffield, England; on permanent display in New York Museum of Modern Art
  • Replacement steels available; not recommended for fine edge elite knives or Japanese knives
Bestseller No. 18
Idahone V-Type Ceramic Knife Sharpener with Four Rods and Handguard, Model CS24
  • Fixed angle full size sharpener that is perfect for novice and experts alike
  • Includes four crock sticks/rods for all your sharpening needs. Grit behavior ratings are 1200-1500 for the fine and 100-200 for the coarse rods
  • This model includes a handguard
  • No sharpening experience necessary! Fixed angles at 15 and 22 degrees make sharpening a breeze
  • Made with high alumina ceramic -- the best on the market
SaleBestseller No. 19
Work Sharp MK2 Professional Electric Knife and Tool Sharpener, Adjustable tool and knife sharpening...
  • NEW & IMPROVED - Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener Mk.2 sharpens every knife you own. It builds upon the Original Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener,...
  • FLEXIBLE BELTS - put a razor sharp edge on their blades, now you can have the same technology in your home or shop like the professionals. The belts...
  • SHARPENING GUIDE - increases precision and repeatability to get the proper edge angle every time and provides a new scratch resistant leather lining....
  • TWO SPEED MOTOR - delivers a low speed for more control when sharpening a knife, yet still provides all the power you need for heavier sharpening and...
  • EDGE GUIDE - supports the knife all the way to the tip and makes sharpening easier. It can quickly be flipped out of the way to ensure you sharpen the...

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FAQ:

Q: What are the benefits of knives sharpeners?

A: Knife sharpeners help ensure that you receive the most out of your knives and allow you to get the job done in a safe and efficient manner. The purchase of a quality knife minimizes the effort needed to chop foods and reduces frustration while in the kitchen.

Q: What is the best knife sharpener for home cooks?

A: Making your own meals is far cheaper than ponyin… Easy to use, reliable, and able to put a razor edge on almost any type of knife, the best knife sharpener for home cooks is the Chef’sChoice Trizor XV. Easy to use, reliable, and able to put a razor edge on almost any type of knife, the best knife sharpener for home cooks is the…

Q: What is the best sharpening rod for knives?

A: The Idahone Fine Ceramic Sharpening Rod works on any kind of knife (except a serrated one), and it’s gentler on blades than traditional steel honing rods. What about sharpening stones?

Q: Are electric sharpeners easy or difficult to use?

A: Easy to use: Multiple factors affect how simple or difficult a sharpener is to use. Electric models have a powerful motor that sharpens knives quickly and without straining. Manual and electric sharpeners both have built-in guides to help you orient and keep the knife at the correct angle.