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|Color: Silver||Country of Manufacture: China|
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."
Does a decent job!
Shannon from Pa – Verified Buyer
A friend and I split this. Between the 2 of us we have 9 kiddos, and school sandwiches were getting expensive! Does a good job so far. We've done 10 lbs of American cheese, a whole turkey breast, a ham, pepperoni, and bread. The only thing it had trouble with was the skin of the ham--cutting through the front was fine, but on the backside it would just kick the skin out and not slice through. It's much less scary to use than I anticipated, so that's a good thing! It is a beast to clean, but that's kind of to be expected. All in all we happy with it. With a membership to a local restaurant supply store we are paying less than half for our weekly lunch meat and can buy better quality. So this will have paid for itself in no time.
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Richard from Deltaville, VA – Verified Buyer
I give the EdgeCraft food slicer a 5 star rating. The slicer performs better than I expected at such a low price. I have used the slicer several times cutting beef, pork and breast of turkey. The slicer is very easy to use and clean. I would recommend EdgeCraft slicer to anyone that might be interested in a slicer.
Leo from Upland,CA – Verified Buyer
Used it for slicing boneless lamb leg every winter for hot pot. I usually thaw frozen meat for 20 mins, then it slice the meat like hot knife through butter, great product and easy to clean, I like it very much.
ron from BOISE ID – Verified Buyer
BOUGHT IT AFTER READING REVIEWS . NEW TO ME SO i HAVE ONLY USED IT TWICE BUT AM LOVING WHAT IT DOES FOR ME.. . AS FOR WAYFAIR I AM ALSO NEW TO THEM BUT AM IMPRESSED SOLIDLY WITH HOW THEY HAVE TREATED ME !
Linda from Spokane, MO – Verified Buyer
This is a pretty nice little slicer. As soon as I got it I cleaned it up, which was super easy, and went to slicing meat. I sliced half a ham and 2 pounds of lunch meat in no time at all. I have not tried to slice cheese with it but I don't foresee any problem with it at all. It was definitely worth the money. I am truly glad I purchased this slicer.
Christins from Shelburne, VT – Verified Buyer
Good for home use, save time and effort. Shipping and customer service from Wayfair.com is awesome. Highly recommended.
Great slicer for the price
Dawn from Oakdale, CA – Verified Buyer
What more can I say. This is a great slicer for the price. Slices everything from bread to meat. Very happy with my purchase.
Alberta from Reno, NV – Verified Buyer
This is a good buy for the money. My husband smokes meat and the slicer works well for freezer storage.
Nyle from Honolulu, HI – Verified Buyer
I bought this slicer for our family. We absolutely love it! Very reliable and it still runs well after 2 months of use. I highly recommend this!
David from Marion, IA – Verified Buyer
A great product at a great price. Slices everything I throw at it.