The Wusthof Gourmet Tri Stone Sharpener comes with three coarse, medium and fine stones. The coarse stone is 240-grit; the medium stone is 1000-grit; and, the fine stone is 3000-grit. The particles in the stone release a substance called slurry, when mixed with water. This substance is what helps produce optimum sharpening results.
9.2 x 3.2 x 2.9 inches
These stones sharpen and hone knives with standard single bevel edges and double-edged blades. A plastic water bottle is included so that you can keep the stone saturated during the sharpening process. The stones come in an attractive wooden box which is easy to store on the counter or in a drawer. This sharpener is mainly designed for people who cook at home a lot, and professional chefs.
Amazon customers expressed a high level of satisfaction for this product, and rated it 4.6 out of 5 stars. There was mention of the fact that you have to learn the skill of sharpening with this stone, but it is the best way to keep expensive kitchen knives razor sharp. Several customers said they did not get the results they wanted at first, but that was because of human error. Once they practiced and tried it again, they were pleased with the results. One customer recommended practicing on a cheaper knife first before trying it on your expensive knives. Another consumer said that the Gourmet Tri Stone Sharpener is coarse, medium, and fine all in one tidy unit. There was a suggestion that you should watch the video with instructions before using the stones. Overall customers were very satisfied with the Wusthof Gourmet Tri Stone Sharpener and highly recommended it. Great sharpener in our view!