ThisWork Sharp Knife & Tool sharpeneris made for sharpening knives and tools. The name actually says it all. The electric sharpener uses flexible sharpening bands so that you can sharpen chisels, axes, filleting knives, gut hooks and scissors.
Why the Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener?
The Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener has two attachments with slots to cut through your knives and tools. As standard, the grinder is equipped with an attachment/guide unit with an angle of 20° on each side(40° total). Made for slightly thinner blades and kitchen knives. You therefore always maintain the same sharpening angle so that the result is nice and even. For sharpening outdoor knives, kitchen knives, pocket knives and even knives with a serrated edge, use the extra supplied top unit. It has slots on both sides for a 25° angle and an extra slot, especially for scissors. The sharpening angle of this is 65°, based on the most common scissors.
Sharpening the knife in this way is a huge advantage by the flexibility of the belt which ensures a convex edge in your knife. These are stronger than the straight one, for example, a sharpening stone. Besides, a knife with a curved blade can be perfectly sharpened with the Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener. This could be a problem on a sharpening stone.
The machine is extremely stable, something that sometimes differs from similar devices The handles makes the machine easy to use. Furthermore, the device is very flexible. The attachments are easy to remove and you can change the sharpening belts very quickly. Very practically if you sharpen with different belts during the sharpening process.
Do you want to sharpen an axe or sharpen it out of hand? Then the guide unit can be quickly removed. The head with a sharpening belt can be turned so that you can easily reach a horizontal axe with the sharpening belt. Furthermore, the speed of the belt can be adjusted continuously and the machine can be permanently switched on with a block. You always work the way that suits you best.
Parts of the Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener
As mentioned, the electric sharpener is supplied with an additional attachment for outdoor knives, scissors and serrated knives. In addition, there are six standard sharpening belts included: 2x a green P80 band(coarse), 2x a red P220 band(medium) and 2x a purple 6000 band(extra fine). One of the two medium sharpening belts is already fitted as standard. The belt's grits will gradually degrade during use so new grits appear. This means, in fact, that you are always sharpening on a fresh belt. This will continue until the wearer of the belt becomes visible. Then the belt need to be replaced. This normally takes a bit longer than you would expect.