Simple and dependable, the V-Slot 10 Second Knife and Scissors Sharpener is quick, safe and easy to use. It only takes three or four strokes to put a sharp edge on any straight edge blade. The V shaped sharpening slot incorporates two crossed carbide blades, which are pre-set at the correct sharpening angle. The scissors sharpener uses a patented floating ceramic rod that adjusts to fit the precise bevel of the blades. The Soft Grip handle provides a firm comfortable hold when using this simple, but effective sharpener on household knives or scissors.