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|Product Type: Electric knife sharpener||Country of Manufacture: United States|
Always enthralled by knife sharpening, Friel included in his list the invention of a truly effective electric knife sharpener that would work on a wide variety of knives, particularly, fine quality gourmet knives. He rescued a 20-year-old set of Gerber knives from a closet. They were a present from his wife June, and to his great frustration, he had never been able to put a satisfactory edge on them.
With fierce determination and a personal deadline of three years to show himself adequate progress on the project, Friel set to work in a basement laboratory and then sought the assistance of other professionals. "They were the nucleus of the EdgeCraft team," recalls Friel. He created thirteen prototypes before he came up with one that satisfied him. Soon after its introduction, the Chef's Choice Diamond Hone Sharpener earned the acclaim of food experts and chefs worldwide, including Pierre Franey, Jacques Pépin and the late Craig Claiborne.
Friel compares the day he left DuPont to follow his second career to the day he walked away from Johns Hopkins University after earning a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering."Unlike the day I left Johns Hopkins, when I left DuPont I could proceed with the knowledge and confidence gained from some 40 years of hands-on experience," Friel recalls. "I saw a need and I had the confidence that I could deliver."
Marcia from Potomac, MD – Verified Buyer– Top 500 Reviewer
Works great! My brother-in-law will now stop complaining overtime he comes over and helps in the kitchen!
Chefs Choice Diamond Hone Deluxe M100 Knife Sharpener in White
Shirley from Wagoner, OK – Verified Buyer
follow the instructions & it will be awesome for you, sharpens great & doesn't take a lot of effort like most sharpeners, did 4 knives in just a couple of minutes, doesn't make a lot of noise like some sharpeners I have owned.. if you are looking for one THIS IS IT.
Kathleen from White River, ON – Verified Buyer
This knife sharpener really delivers. It is easy to use, and the directions are thorough and help get the best out of the sharpener. I've used it on all my knives and am no longer sawing through things.
Angela from MO – Verified Buyer
This is a very nice quality item. It arrived just as it was described, it works as it was intended and is a good price. I would recommend to those looking for a similar product & want somthing well made.
Anonymous from Oregon – Verified Buyer