Elegant and contemporary styling is combined with Chef'sChoice® technology to provide a compact, 2-Stage sharpener with precision angle control for razor sharp edges every time! This budget-friendly manual knife sharpener applies an incredibly sharp edge on kitchen, Santoku, light sports and pocket knives. Using a separate sharpening and honing stage, the M478 creates a super sharp edge that stays sharp longer. It preserves quality knives by using 100% diamond abrasives in both stages for the fastest manual sharpening with minimal metal removal. The Model 478 is easy to use and can be easily stored in any kitchen drawer, tackle or tool box. Designed for right or left handed use. Safe for quality knives. One year limited warranty. Engineered and assembled in the U.S.A.