-Carbide Pull-Thru style sharpening element
-Ergonomic Plastic molded housing
-Finger guard and thumb rest
-Right or Left handed use
Designed to sharpen kitchen, work, or outdoor sporting knives in under 10 passes. Every steel is different: strokes and effort needed to sharpen may vary. DO NOT use heavy pressure, it will risk damaging your blade or the sharpener; not to mention for the safety of the user, as well.