Knife Sharpener Buying Guide

There are two distinct crowds when it comes to sharpening your own knives. One group prefers the speed and convenience of electric knife sharpeners, and the other group appreciates the art of sharpening with manual knife sharpeners. Both methods of sharpening have their own set of benefits, and both methods can produce incredibly sharp edges.

Electric Knife Sharpeners

Work Sharp electric sharpeners offer a quick and consistent sharpening process whether you have sharpening experience or not. With built in angle guides and flexible sharpening belts that conform to the shape of the blade, anyone can put an incredibly sharp edge on every knife they own.

Combo Knife Sharpener

Combo Knife Sharpener - $59.95

The Combo Knife Sharpener is all about convenience - designed for anyone that wants their knives sharpened quickly and easily without any complicated settings or adjustments. It’s an ideal knife sharpener for the everyday knife owner. It sharpens any type of knife - hunting, fishing, kitchen, pocket, and more. Learn more about the Combo Knife Sharpener.

Knife and Tool Sharpener

Original Knife & Tool Sharpener - $89.95

The Original Knife & Tool Sharpener is popular with the Outdoor Sportsman, as well as the Do-It-Yourself folks. Designed to sharpen every knife you own, it adds versatility by sharpening scissors and cutting tools such as hatchets, axes, pruners, shovels, lawn mower blades, and just about any tool with an accessible cutting edge. Two sharpening guides accommodate thicker blades like hunting and survival knives, and thinner blades like kitchen, filet and pocket knives. The Original Knife & Tool Sharpener comes with fine, medium and coarse sharpening belts to handle a full range of sharpening and grinding tasks. Learn more about the Original Knife & Tool Sharpener.

Ken Onion Edition Knife Sharpener

Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener - $149.95

The Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener is the flagship electric Work Sharp sharpener. Knife enthusiasts, collectors, and anyone that desires specific edge angles and degrees of refinement appreciate the control and customization the Ken Onion Edition allows. It uses a wider selection of abrasive belts, a more powerful motor, variable speeds, and adjustable edge angles to give the user complete control of the sharpening process. An optional Blade Grinding Attachment and Tool Grinding Attachment expand the tool’s capabilities with specialized components dedicated to precision tasks. Learn more about the Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener.

Manual Knife Sharpeners

Work Sharp manual sharpeners combine the satisfaction of manually sharpening a knife with the assurance of built-in angle guides to assist in creating an optimum edge along the entire length of the blade. While manual sharpening requires a bit more practice, Work Sharp has designed every sharpener to eliminate guesswork and minimize "human error" - making great results repeatable, even for the beginning sharpener.

Guided Field Sharpener

Guided Field Sharpener - $34.95

The Guided Field Sharpener is a complete sharpening system that easily stashes in a pack, tackle box, or glove box. Anyone that enjoys being outdoors will appreciate the number of features designed into this light-weight, hand-held sharpener. The Guided Field Sharpener will sharpen every knife you own, plus camp and field tools such as hatchets, machetes and axes - even fishing hooks, tent stakes and anything else with a sharp edge or point. Learn more about the Guided Field Sharpener

Guided Sharpening System - $59.95

The Guided Sharpening System is a pleasure to use. If you’re the type that enjoys working with hand tools, creating your own solutions, and fixing things rather than replacing them – the Guided Sharpening System will deliver a level of satisfaction you can’t get with electric sharpeners. If you are new to sharpening, just using the Guided Sharpening System teaches you how to successfully sharpen every knife you own – while seasoned pros appreciate the advanced features and versatility without gimmicks or complicated set-ups. Learn more about the Guided Sharpening System