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Global 2 Stage Ceramic Knife Sharpener

Sugg. Price $89.95 Our Price $69.95

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Maintain the razor edge of your Global knives with this efficient manual sharpener from Japan. Its coarse and fine wheels hone the blade to razor sharpness in stages, while a water slurry keeps the blade and wheels clean during operation.

  • Manual sharpener is simple and safe to use with minimal pressure.
  • At the final stage, a superfine wheel polishes the knife.
  • Ceramic wheels minimize abrasion and wear on the cutting edge.
  • Durable stones will provide decades of service.
  • Designed for Global knives but also sharpens most cutlery brands
  • Not for use with serrated knives or blades sharpened on only one side of the cutting edge, such as sashimi knives.
Dimensions & More Info
  • Plastic housing.
  • 9 1/2" x 3 1/4" x 2 1/2" high.
  • 7 oz.
  • Made in Japan.
Use & Care


  • Recommended for sharpening and maintaining of Global knives only.
  • It is important to use water during sharpening, according to directions.
  • The water cleans the ceramic wheels and cools the knife blade during sharpening creating a smoother and sharper edge.
  • It is important not to apply too much pressure when sharpening. Only slight pressure is necessary.


  • Rinse with water after every use.

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For all cutlery returns (knife sets, single knives, cutting boards, knife sharpeners and knife storage), please contact us at 888.922.4108 to initiate the return.

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  • Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Sharpener but ... I've used this sharpener for a couple of years. I used it almost daily and it performed better than expected. Unfortunately, the grinding wheels wear out; one of mine separated at the seam. I have tried without luck to find the right size replacement wheels at Williams Sonoma, Global USA, Amazon and elsewhere. That makes this sharpener an expensive throw away tool.
    Date published: 2020-01-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works so well! Purchased this sharpener recently for use with our Global CROMOVA 18 Chef's Knife. The sharpener is super easy to use, and the results were incredible. We had allowed our knife to get too dull ... but now it's back to razor sharp.
    Date published: 2019-09-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy, great quality I have about 30 global knives and have tried 3 knife sharpeners. This is by FAR the best and easiest sharpener out there. Very easy to use and quickly sharpens the knives. Love it.
    Date published: 2019-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use! I bought a set of Global knives about six months ago and a couple of them were in desperate need of sharpening. They were an investment and I wanted to make sure I took care of them properly, so I did a little research and picked up this sharpener. It could not be easier to use! I filled the wheel compartment with water, and within two minutes I had sharpened, washed, dried, and stored my knives, and cleaned up the sharpener itself. My knives feel brand new, with almost zero effort on my part. I am THRILLED with this purchase!
    Date published: 2017-08-02
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  • What angle does this knife sharpener allow knives to be sharpened to?

    Asked by: erin
    Hi Erin, The 2-Stage Ceramic Sharpener does not remove metal from your blade the way a whetstone would, so you can use it on any straight edged blade without worrying about changing the original angle. This tool is designed to finely hone your blade edge using two different ceramic wheels, and it can be used to refine the cutting edge of any knife of any brand as long as the blade is not serrated.
    Answered by: GLOBAL USA
    Date published: 2019-07-23

    Would this be OK to sharpen Shun knives?

    Asked by: Wendy
    Absolutely, you can use the Ceramic Sharpener on any non-serrated blade, regardless of brand.
    Answered by: GLOBAL USA
    Date published: 2019-05-21
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