Lansky Sharpeners is a name that is recognized worldwide for their knife sharpener technology and expertise. Their Natural Arkansas Sharpening System comes with a soft stone equivalent to 300-grit, a hard stone equivalent to 650-grit, and black hard stone hones equivalent to 1200 grit. This Controlled Angle system is Lansky’s legendary product, and it is designed to give your blade a professional, razor sharp edge, each time you use it.
Professional Sharpening System
1 x 2 x 2 inches
The system includes a patented, precision engineered, multi angle,flip-over knife clamp to hold your knife in place. The sharpening hones sit on color-coated, finger-grooved safety holders, and there is one guide rod for each honing stone. The kit also comes with a specially formulated honing oil. The custom molded storage case makes it easy to carry all of the system parts, including the oil. Also included are multi-lingual instructions that are easy to follow.
Customers were generally pleased with the product although several mentioned that sharpening is slower using this method. Glenium on Amazon noted that the stones tend to leave deep scratches on the metal edge of the knife, and it is hard to polish them off. Glenium also noted that Arkansas stones are less aggressive and require more patience, but you get a smoother result. Most customers agree that you have to practice and become skilled at using the sharpener, and it takes time and patience when using it. They were pleased with the sharpness of the finished edge. Customers on Amazon rated the Lansky Natural Arkansas Sharpening System a stunning 4.4 out of 5 stars.