Pros: Quality, Durability, Value Cons: Starter model is a bit short for larger knives
Summary: Henckels Knife Sharpening Steel A steel is a kitchen tool used to straighten the edges of a knife to renew the cutting surfaces. A properly sharpened edge under magnification would look like the jagged edge of a saw blade with all ... read more
Pros: Designed to fit into a standard knife block. Cons: Too short and compact - But this is by design.
Summary: This is the same 9" Henckels Knife Sharpening Steel that comes standard in most of their bargian cutlery sets. It is a functional steel, however not a great steel. The seemingly obvious limitations are by design, and so are forgiven. First is the ... read more
Pros: affordable, sturdy and attractive Cons: no bolster, a little slippery on the rounded tip
Summary: People have different advice on buying knives. Greater bargains are possible in sets, rather than buying "open stock" or individual knives. But sets limit you to certain items, and may not contain your preference. "Open Stock" items also go on sale, ... read more