The information materials that accompany a sharpener or that are available on-line will make a big difference to the user. Many people berate equipment performance when they haven't taken the time to read the manual and learn exactly how it works. Trial and error works for some things, but knife sharpeners may not fall into that category. You can damage an expensive knife by improper use of a sharpener. The sharpeners in this review provide good information on how the products should be used, especially through videos viewable online.
We give the Bavarian Edge Knife Sharpener 4 out of 5 stars for its innovative design and low price. Its high visibility, thanks to its infomercial and other helpful materials, has created awareness of the availability and importance of home knife sharpening devices. Thanks to Bavarian Edge, many people will take better care of their knives with good results in their kitchens or campsite.