For keeping all your Wusthof knives in tip top shape, use this 9-in. Culinar Sharpening Steel. Part of the Wusthof collection, it features a diamond-coated steel shaft, adding hardness, durability and precision to your sharpening process. Its unique patented 18/10 stainless handle sets it apart from more traditional Wusthof steels, adding a contemporary elegance to a very timeless, functional kitchen tool. Fits in any standard knife block with a steel slot.Prized possessions of professional chefs, Wusthof knives are an invaluable asset of any kitchen. Every element of this renowned cutlery contributes to its precision and ease of use. In Solingen, Germany, each piece is hand-forged in an extensive series of manufacturing steps by skilled craftsmen. The high-carbon stainless steel blades are hardened to maintain a sharp edge and full tangs provide perfect balance combined with the uniquely formed stainless handle.