Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife Sharpener


Two-stage pull-through sharpener for right- or left-handers.

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Product Details

This Wusthof Classic Ikon Knife Sharpener helps keep blades razor-sharp. The 2-stage pull-through sharpener features a tungsten steel to sharpen blunt blades and a ceramic steel to regularly hone and maintain your knives. Plus, its ambidextrous design allows for easy sharpening by both right and left-handers. The ergonomic handle and the non-slip base of the knife sharpener ensure safe handling. Cannot be used for serrated blades.

Why we love it

'Feels comfortable and is stable to use and it sharpens quickly. I pack it in my suitcase for holiday rentals where the knives are almost never sharp.'

Specifications & Care

Care Wipe clean with damp cloth
Country of Origin Germany
Dimensions L 21cm
Warranty Limited Lifetime against manufacturing defects
Weight 272g
About The Brand


For over 200 hundred years, the Wusthof has manufactured their knives in Solingen, Germany, known as the ‘City of Blades’. What started as a metalsmith making scissors in a cellar during the Napoleonic Wars is now an internationally recognized name for high-quality European blades. The company, which is still family-owned, produces no less than 1200 knives and kitchen accessories that vary in style and price range, but are consistent in high quality.

We love that they employ the most up-to-date procedures throughout the entire production process, consisting of:

  • Measuring the blades before sharpening using lasers
  • Calculating via computers the precise sharpening angle for each blade
  • Sharpening the blades on a whetstone using precision robots
  • Special final polishing of all blades using a special disc

If strict quality standards are not achieved, the knife is not approved for sale. That’s why Wusthof’s trident logo symbolises their three core values of passion, diligence, and perfection.

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