Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 Knife Sharpener Reviews

Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 Knife Sharpener

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  • Chef’s Choice 120 Knife sharpener: Just another convenience in your kitchen.

    Dec 23, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, it does work moderately well, works on serrated knives.
    Cons: Not as good as a professional.

    Summary: I love to cook and I love knives. A combination that goes together very well. My problem is I have not used a sharpening stone very much and the few times I have used it was on my pocket knives. I have never been happy with my skill level or my ... read more

  • Best electric sharpener available

    Sep 30, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Fast and easy to use, convenient, and well-made.
    Cons: Knives appear to cut into the rubber/plastic knife edge guide a little too easily.

    Summary: I purchased an EdgeSelect model 120 sharpener a little less than one year ago. After my initial burst of sharpening activity, I have used it 2-3 times a week on all but my smallest blades. Small blades can cause the wheels to jam and carve up the blade ... read more

  • Chef's Choice 120 Diamond Hone 3-Stage Professional Knife Sharpener

    Apr 11, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Rubber feet on bottom
    Magnet to collect fillings
    Stylish
    Above all it works very well!
    Cons: None

    Summary: This is a great knife sharpener!!My first piece of advice is READ THE MANUAL! If you do this it will allow you to get the most out of this device.The way the sharpener is used is by drawing your straight or serrated knife blade through one of ... read more

  • Don't waste your money

    Nov 27, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Puts an OK edge on a knife
    Cons: Not worth the money.

    Summary: I bought this product because I thought it would be a fast, easy way to sharpen knives, especially after reading nothing but good reviews about it.  Maybe I am doing something wrong but there is no way I can recommend it.  In the past I have ... read more

  • Not pretty, but sharp enough to shave.

    Jan 12, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Quick and easy edges that are sharp enough to shave with.
    Cons: Relief edge cut by stage one is unsightly.

    Summary: I have been using a Smith's Precision Sharpening Kit to sharpen my pocket knives for years, and while the system can produce an edge that will cleanly shave the hairs off your arm, I've always found it a bit of a hassle to use. After receiving four new ... read more

  • UNREAL EPINIONS DOES WORK

    Feb 14, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING
    Cons: LIMITED # OF COLORS BUT SO WHAT ITS UNDER YOUR COUNTER ANYWAY!

    Summary: I ONLY HAVE A BACHELORS DEGREE CANT SPELL VERY WELL SO FORGIVE ME! IVE BEEN CALLED OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE MAYBE I AM BUT I LIKE TO THINK OF IT AS DOING THINGS RIGHT! I BOUGHT SOME EXPENSIVE KNIVES FROM FRANCE AND DECIDED I WANTED THEM TO BE AS SHARP AS ... read more

  • Does an excellent job on quality knives

    Oct 11, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Puts a very professional edge on your knives.
    Cons: None that I have found as yet.

    Summary: I initially purchased a Chef's Choice model 100 from a local Target store. It looked identical to the model 110 that is listed on Amazon's site. After bringing it home and trying it on one knife, I discovered that it did not sharpen the knife all the way ... read more

  • Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 succeeds where husband failed

    Feb 13, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sharpens every kind and quality of knife. Clear, detailed instructions.
    Cons: none, but I do wish it had a vinyl cover.

    Summary: I bought this sharpener for our household. We have lots of knives - hunting, cooking, steak knives - but none of them was every really as sharp as I wanted. My husband has over the years bought many sharpening gadgets, and he would use them each once or ... read more

  • Sharpening Knives Easy as 1-2-3

    Mar 3, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, easy with excellent results.
    Cons: A bit expensive, and it did take some metal from the blades.

    Summary: I received this gift as a wedding present along with a set of beautiful Henckels knives. While my new knives arrived razor sharp, I had an old set that were woefully dull, so I tried out my new sharpener on them. This sharpener is great! Admittedly, ... read more

  • Keep Cutting without Missing a Slice

    Apr 10, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, no-brainer sharpening
    Cons: Expensive; blade cuts into the base of the plastic guide if you're not careful

    Summary: If you're like me, then you know that there's nothing like having a sharp knife in the kitchen. In your pursuit of culinary creativity, it can mean the difference between drudgery and joy. After buying a set of good quality carbon steel ... read more

  • Not worth the investment

    Jan 7, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, fast method for "rough" sharpening
    Cons: Sub-standard results compared to wetstones, overly expensive, excessive metal removal on curved blades

    Summary: We routinely use high quality kitchen and utility knives, and of course, I normally keep them very sharp with an assortment of wetstones. I was intrigued with the write ups on the Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 and the promise of fast, razor sharpen ... read more

  • Help! Need A Good Knife Sharpener!

    Dec 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Knife Sharpener
    Cons: none

    Summary: Last year it seems like I tried every kind of knife sharpener, to keep all these knives around the house sharp.I was complaining one day about not being able to keep any of my knives sharp.When they suggested that I try Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 ... read more

  • No need to buy new knives again

    Nov 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: High quality product
    Cons: Somewhat expensive but good investment

    Summary: We had numerous Chicago Cutlery knives which were dull and ineffective. We were considering purchasing new knives but decided to investigate the purchase of a knife sharpener. We researched electric knife sharpeners on the internet and in ... read more

  • Good, but not perfect

    Nov 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use
    Cons: Does not produce the advertised razor edge

    Summary: I bought my Chef's Choice 120 this summer, have had it about 4 months. I had trouble sharpening knives by hand, I could not maintain the proper cutting angle. I was looking for a machine that was fool proof. I considered a wide range of sharpers ... read more

  • !!ARG!! HE USED THE GRINDER!!!

    Oct 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works every time, sharpens perfectly, no burrs left on the blades
    Cons: none

    Summary: I couldn't believe my eyes. Yes, my cutlery set wasn't net, but it wasn't bad either. The set, when new, had been expensive but through the years the blades had dulled a bit. My set was, after all, going on its 10th year. My husband decided ... read more

  • Sharp Edging

    Sep 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: accurate edging, easy to use
    Cons: none

    Summary: Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 Knife Sharpener 3 Year Warranty Chrome coating For precise edging of expensive knifes, I refuse to use a handstone or dick steels, I will only use the Chef's Choice Edge Select 120 Knife ... read more

  • Outstanding Sharpener!

    Jun 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, creates a perfect edge, safe to use, always produces excellent edges, 1-800 for questions
    Cons: none

    Summary: This edgecraft 120 sharpener is excellent and well worth the $125.00 I paid for it. It is really simple to use, and it creates razor sharp knives. The sharper the knife, the safer the knife. Why? Because when using a dull knife, the cook struggles to ... read more

  • Takes the guess work out of sharp knives

    Mar 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Handy for keeping those knives sharp
    Cons: Cost could be lower

    Summary: Sharp, good knives are your best friend in the kitchen. Without a good sharp knife you just are not cooking. These machines take just about any knife and hone it into supreme perfection. Although I use it on my Wusthof knives, I have also used this on ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Wow... it works!

    Nov 8, 2006 by
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    Pros: Gets knives sharp... very sharp! Sharpening takes seconds.
    Cons: I can't see any...

    Summary: I've always sharpened my knives by hand... whetstones, diamond stones, ceramic rods, steel... you name it, I have it and can use them to do a good job. Problem is that it's time consuming and I often put off sharpening my kitchen knives (most of them ... read more

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