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Whether you’re a professional chef or have just discovered how to use your stove, you need a good set of knives. Unfortunately, even the best knives will eventually become dull, and instead of replacing your expensive set, your best bet is to invest in a sturdy, do-it-all sharpener. After all, a sharp knife can cut the time you spend preparing your food, as well as help with presentation. Plus, a sharpener makes an amazing gift.
The Chef’sChoice professional electric knife sharpener is a favorite among Amazon shoppers because of how quickly it gets the job done. The device is so beloved, that it has more than 1,600 positive reviews and a near-perfect 4.6 star rating.
The best thing? Today only, the sharpener is on sale for $98 (usually $150).
Unlike other at-home sharpening devices, the Chef’sChoice sharpener utilizes a 3-step system, prolonging the effectiveness of even the dullest knives. It’s also shockingly fast—after the first minute-long sharpen, all you need is ten seconds to make your knives razor-sharp again.
“I'm 47 years old and this is the first knife sharpener that I've ever used that actually worked and worked extremely well,” wrote one five-star reviewer. “I've tried sand stones, wet stones, Arkansas diamond stones, and countless electric knife sharpeners. This two stage sharpener with 3rd stage strop is the real deal. I turned my cheap paring knife into a scalpel. It also worked on my very expensive Japanese paring knife, as well as my cheap set of kitchen knives. The biggest difference I see in this sharpener is how LONG my knives stay sharp. It's ridiculous. Two to three months and they're just beginning to dull (cheap knives). With my Japanese high carbon steel knife, it's been about 6 months and I use it quite frequently. Also, the edge this thing puts on blades is awesome. Really glad I picked this up!”
Shoppers say the product works so well, it saves them from having to buy new sets. And while the effectiveness is great, users are especially grateful for how easy it is to use.
One five-star reviewer enthusiastically praised the sharpener: “This knife sharpener works great! We may never need to buy new knives again, and our blades are sharper than they were when we bought them. The sharpener is straight-forward and efficient to use. The instruction booklet walks you through how to sharpen different types of blades. It makes a little bit of noise a grinding noise, but I wouldn't say it was shrill like I was expecting it to be. Our baby was able to sleep through it in a room close by. If you have quality knives that you want to take care of and last for a very long time, I would say this sharpener is worth the money.”
One shopper raved about how razor-sharp her knives now are.
“I got this as a gift for two sons,” the reviewer raved. “I have an older model that I love(d), but his new model blows that one out of the park!!! I am going to replace my older model with this one, the next time it goes on sale. Mediocre grade knives cut through food like butter. Truelove, you must experience the joy of cutting with such shape blades. Both in-laws noticed and commented that they are actually a bit afraid of how sharp their knives are. They could cut themselves before they even are aware they have been cut, but then I remind them that using a really sharp knife is so much safer than using a dull one, that one rarely cuts oneself while using a very sharp edge. This sharpener even sharpens my husband’s Japanese blade that we were going to have to send out to be sharpened due to the angle of the new edge. Love, love, love this machine.”
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