Wusthof Chef’s Choice 3-stage PEtec Knife Sharpener via Amazon
Wusthof Black PEtec is a made in USA three stage electric knife sharpener by Chef’s Choice that will sharpen, hone and polish your knives’ serrated and straight edge blades. So you have the stage 1 where the hundred percent diamond abrasive wheel that makes new sharper edge on the knife blade, stage 2 has the finer grit diamond wheel that refines the edge and hones and Stage 3 is for polishing the blade to make it have a razor-sharp edge with the advanced stropping material. PEtec on the name stands for Precision Edge Technology and this great knife sharpener is produced by the partnership of Wusthof with Chef’s Choice to keep the great Wusthof knives very sharp, but it will work just fine with any western type knives too. Wusthof is a very well known German kitchen knife manufacturer that has been involved in knife business for more than two centuries and that has been creating the nicest and the best quality kitchen knives. This is definitely a great quality, rugged, easy to use and durable knife sharpener at a mid-range price that works and will get your knives to 90 percent and more of their original sharpness.
Bear in mind that different angle is used on Wusthof knives and you will get much better results with this sharpener and you may need to be careful how sharp your Wusthof and other knives will become, especially recommended if you have expensive and good quality knives at home. This is not a cheap knife sharpener but going for this one rather than paying for those cheaper units that don’t really work will save you money when you think about it. If you simply follow the directions provided, you will see how easy it is to use but may take a little bit of practice at the beginning so try not to use it first on your most favourite knife. It is good size, shape, weight, looks good and is strong and you will go from those dull knives at home to having to worry about not cutting your hands. The part in front of the slots are made of plastic, not metal so that the sharp edges you’ve just created are maintained. Most customers that purchased this product agree that it is very much worth the higher price tag. It is offered with a three year warranty by the manufacturer- Chef’s Choice and is designed for use in American homes- needs 110 Volts of voltage to run.