Shapton Glass Stones Shapton ceramic sharpening stones combine extremely fast cutting action with low maintenance that combine surface uniformity; stability; and abrasive quality. Shapton offers two lines of sharpening stones: the Ceramic on Tempered Glass (GlassStone) Series, and the Professional Series.
Tri-Angle Sharpmaker The key to sharpening any cutting tool is removing the steel at the edge while maintaining a consistent angle between the blade and the stone. Spyderco’s Tri-Angle Sharpmaker takes the mystery out of this process and enables anyone to sharpen a knife effectively with just a few minutes’ practice.
Step 2: Select the right bevel angle. Selecting the right sharpening angle is the next step in sharpening. For more detailed instructions on selecting the right angle. Regardless of the method of sharpening, a bevel angle should be selected. This angle doesn't need to be exact but following some general guidelines is a good idea. Most knife manufacturers recommend a roughly 20 degree angle.
As you can see, you are not buying a simple knife sharpener, but a multipurpose sharpening tool, for home and outdoor use. Design and Features The Work Sharp WSKTS-KT Knife sharpener is the only sharpener on the market, which can handle every knife in your home.
Wusthof WhetStone Sharpeners. Whetstone sharpeners are more of a traditional way of sharpening a knife. Whet, similar to the way we say “wet” refers to grinding or friction. Many types of hard grainy stones are used to help sharpen knives. Often a liquid such as water or oil is used to act as a lubricant while sharpening.