Pre-set for sharpening knives at a 16 degree angle, the Shun Electric Knife Sharpener is THE accessory for keeping all of your Shun cutlery in perfect cutting condition. Utilizing a combination of fine and course grits, pulling your knife through the channel just a few times will achieve the razor-sharpness you desire. The grindstone is removable, so rinsing and drying makes clean-up virtually effortless. This sharpener features a retractable cord for easy storage, for a clutter-free kitchen. With the Shun Electric Knife Sharpener, you are assured that your Shun Cutlery will remain beautifully sharp for years to come.