The Wüsthof Knife Sharpener has a non-slip 8" holder, whetstone and reshaping stone to maintain the sharpness on your high-quality knives for many years.
This whetstone is a super-fine grain (J1000/4000) grit. To provide a long service life and the correct resistance as you sharpen your knifes, the whetstone is fired in a special process lasting 14 days.
A holder keeps the stone in position for stability and safety. A feature of this system whetstone is the particles created during the grinding are collected in the holder, keeping the work surface clean.
The Wüsthof knife sharpening system includes a reshaping stone which is used to roughen or abrade the whetstone.