|•||The grooved rod improves ease while sharpening|
|•||Magnetic steel rod attracts loose metal fibers during sharpening|
|•||Slip-resistant, textured handle with protective bolster|
|•||Designed to keep your knives honed back to their original condition|
|•||Made in Solingen, Germany|
The Wusthof Sharpening Steel features a 9-inch rod, grooved for ease of use. The black composite handle provides a good grip and features a reasonable bolster to help prevent the knife blade from hitting the knuckles. Fit handily into a provided slot in most wooden storage blocks.