/ Black Handheld Sharpener has the special angle to sharpen Global
knives. The two ceramic wheels - one rough and one medium - are positioned
at a different angle from the sharpening groove. Add water so the ceramic wheels
are constantly being rinsed. It cannot be used on one sided knives like the
Sashimi and Deba knives and serrated knives. Please read the Instructions below
or on the printed box. Replacement wheels
Water Sharpener is a
Universal Sharpener that is Very Fast and Safe to use.
Plus is a Universal sharpener suitable for
all knives, except those knives that are serrated or knives sharpened on one
side only. This sharpener should be
always used with water.
- Pour water into
the compartment on the sharpener and keep it there during sharpening
operation. The water in the wheel
compartment serves always to rinse the revolving ceramic whetstones and to
prevent over-heating the knife blade.
The sharpener should be rinsed with clean water by removing the cover
- To keep the
sharpener steady, firmly grip the handle with one hand.
- Hold the
knife with your forefinger on the back of the knife, and place the knife blade
vertically into groove No. 1 with the white wheel, and move the blade back and
forth with slight pressure seven or eight times, or as
PRESSURE IS NECESSARY.
- Next, place the
knife blade vertically into groove No. 2 with the pink wheel and move the blade
back and forth with slight pressure seven or eight times. It is very important not to apply too
much pressure when passing the knife through the sharpener. Doing so may damage the wheels.
- When sharpening
is completed, please hand wash knife in hot water and carefully dry with a dry
towel or other cloth before use.
- MinoSharp sharpeners
have been tested and approved by CATRA, the foremost authority on knife
sharpening techniques, based in Sheffield England.
- The number of strokes
required will depend on the type and condition of the knife, but we would
For GLOBAL knives 7 or 8 strokes on the
For other brands first try 15 strokes on the wheels. If still not sharp enough, please repeat
with another 15