Linkyo Electric Knife Sharpener is currently one of the most used electric sharpeners because of its simple shape and easy usage, which ultimately gives users extraordinarily results. The price of this electric sharpener is affordable and comes with a 2-year warranty.
In today’s review, we are going to discuss the Linkyo Electric sharpener 2-stage sharpening mechanism, specifications, key features, who can use Linkyo electric sharpener, most frequently asked questions, and the conclusion where we will discuss our final thought on it.
One of its stick out features it has is the 2-stage sharping, this includes two slots. Both slots have 2 blads. One is used for reshaping and sharpening edges and another one is used for hones and polish the edges.
Keep in mind that Linkyo Electric Knife Sharpener is only designed for the flat-edged knife. It is not designed to sharpen the serrated knife and scissors like Work sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener-WSKTS.
Another key feature of the Linkyo Electric Knife sharpener is the automatic blade positioning guide. You just need to insert the heel of the knife blade into the slot and drag gently back toward you. The automatic positioning guide auto holds the knife for you. You don’t need to press downward.
Moreover, there are two suction cups in Linkyo Electric Sharpener that provide resistance during knife sharpening and it is necessary because it provides safety.
- 2-STAGE Sharpening Feature
- Stage 1: Reshape and sharpens the edges.
- Stage 2: honing and polishing the blade.
- Automatic positioning guide.
- Cleaning feature.
- Dimensions of the product
- 8.25-length inches.
- 5.75-width inches.
- 3.25-height inches.
- 3.5 feet cord.
- Linkyo Electric knife sharpener has a weight of 2.65 pounds.
- Warranty: 2-year.
2-stage sharpening & Auto positioning guide
As we already discussed that Linkyo Electric Sharpener comes with 2-stage sharpening, one slot is for sharpening edges and the other is for polishing the knife blade. In addition to this, these two slots have an automatic positioning guide that auto-adjusts the knife blades and you don’t need to press down the knife to adjust the angle.
Cleaning and Safety
Linkyo Electric Sharpener comes with receptacles to catch metal shards, which needs to be empty frequently. One more feature is an auto-stop that stops the Linkyo Electric Sharpener when max pressure has applied to the sharpener.
Who Can Use It?
Linkyo Electric Knife Sharpener can effectively be used by both professionals chefs as well as non-regulars. If you’re not a regular at the kitchen, you will still use it as it has a very simple shape and functions, keeping one at your home is recommended as it saves your time and efforts of getting your knives sharper.
Frequently asked questions
Question: Will it work for thicker knife-like hunting and sports knives?
Answer: Linkyo Electric sharpener supports 4.0” thick knife-edge, it will fit in the sharpener. I have tried my old 3.8” old knife and its work good.
Question: Will Linkyo Electric Sharpener work on ceramic knives?
Answer: Unfortunately no, this electric knife sharpener only works on simple knives. You can use Linkyo 3-Stage Manual Knife Sharpener for ceramic knives.
Question: Will this work on my huntsman?
Answer: If your knife blade is a long straight edge than yes. Linkyo Electric Knife Sharpener always sharpens micro-serrated knives but any scalloped knives will not sharpen properly and may lose the serrated edge.
Question: Can it sharpen scissors?
Answer: According to the video on http://www.linkyo.com/linkyo-knife-sharpener-video, the sharpener is not designed to sharpen the scissors or ceramic knives.
Our team comes to the point that this sharpener has worked extremely efficiently with the plain knife so if you use plain knives in your kitchen and have not dealt with bigger blades or serrated knife it will work fine for you otherwise we are not recommended you this sharpener.
We also observe that those who do not use electric sharpener before and used manual sharpener, consider its only flaw is that it wears away knives but when you used to it then its not a problem for anyone.