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"FREE SHIPPING - Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener - Ken Onion Edition, Model# WSKTS-KO"

Item# 41587
"Work Sharp has partnered with legendary hall of fame knife maker Ken Onion to develop a new knife and tool sharpening platform with expanded features The Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition is designed to sharpen every knife you own. Using a fully adjustable precision sharpening guide, variable speed and wide flexible abrasive belts, it sharpens pocket and hunting knives, serrated knives, kitchen knives and any other shape or type of blade you own. Professional blade makers like Ken Onion use flexible belts to put a razor sharp edge on their blades, and now you can have the same technology in your home or shop. The combination of Work Sharp engineering and Ken Onion's industrial design has created a fast, easy and stylish way to sharpen all your knives and tools with precision and repeatability. Assembled in U.S.A. Belt Size in. x in. 3/4 x 12, Case Included No, Material Type Tool strength plastic, On/Off Switch Yes, Product Type Sharpener, Speed RPM 6,112-14,261, Angle Sharpening deg. 15-30, Grit 120, 65, 22, 4, 6,000. The 3/4in. x 12in. premium, flexible engineered abrasive belts sharpen virtually any shape or type of knife blade and use a precision sharpening guide to ensure that you get a consistent angle every time The sharpening guide is fully adjustable in 1 increments from 15 to 30 so you can sharpen any knife to the angle you desire to best meet your needs The variable speed control 1,200 SFM to 2,800 SFM provides you with the optimal belt speed for the task at hand"
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Questions & Answers for "FREE SHIPPING - Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener - Ken Onion Edition, Model# WSKTS-KO"

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Can this sharpen a 45 Degree Chipper blade 4.5" long?

asked 9 months ago
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Anonymous
 - USVI
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Staff Answer
Yes, the Ken Onion Edition Work Sharp Knife and Tool sharpener will be able to sharpen a 45 degree chipper blade 4.5'' long.
answered 9 months ago
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ProductExpert38
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answer 2
yes if you reach it or remove it
answered 7 months ago
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solarjim
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answer 3
Most chipper manufacturers recommend that the blades be machined to keep the proper gap across the entire blade. I would be concerned that I would not be able to control the sweep across the blade well enough to keep it even. The disk sharpener WS3000 may be able to keep the geometry since you can sharpen the entire face at once. I would be leery of this though.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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SRandyT
 - Tennessee
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May sound crazy but...how long do sharpened blades stay sharp?

asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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bigeasy
 - Hackettstown, NJ
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Each belt will sharpen approximately 20 knives or blades.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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ProductExpert31
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answer 2
That depends on what you are cutting and how well you take care of your knives. The edge this tool produces seems to last longer that a factory edge. It is very easy to re-sharpen a knife so keeping them sharp isn't a problem.
answered 2 months ago
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Rangemaster
 - Fort Worth Tx
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How hard is it to change belts?

How long does it take to change belts?
asked 3 months, 1 week ago
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Anonymous
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It is very easy.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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SRandyT
 - Tennessee
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answer 2
Staff Answer
It's relatively easy to change the belt on this knife and tool sharpener. First, you'll lift and hold the belt change lever to remove the old belt. Second, you'll route the new belt around all 3 pulleys, then release the lever. Overall, it should take less than a minute to change the belt.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
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ProductExpert11
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This model shows a cutting angle of 15 to 30 degrees; the smaller model says 40 and 50 degrees. I am confused by the big difference.

I want a sharpener for kitchen knives, scissors and lawnmower blades. Which unit makes more sense given the big difference in cutting angle?
asked 11 months ago
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kaity
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The smaller model, item #156115 uses two guides while the Ken Onion Edition has an a fully adjustable guide in increments of 1degree from 15 to 30 degrees. The smaller edition with the two guides is not adjustable in increments of 1 degree but provides a 50° guide for hunting and outdoor knives (25° per bevel); and a 40° guide for thinner blades and kitchen knives (20° per bevel).
You can sharpen a lawnmower blade on either product. See smaller edition below.
answered 11 months ago
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ProductExpert40
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answer 2
The Onion Edition has more power and versatility. There are also wide angle slots on the guide. The small angles are on the top. I like the Onion much better. It has enough power to do the heavier chores.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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SRandyT
 - Tennessee
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Can I use belts from old device (1/2") on the new device?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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Anonymous
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You can use the old belts on the new Ken Onion Edition.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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ProductExpert26
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is it available in a 220 volt 60hz model.

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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Aseri
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The 220 volt sharpener is not available in the US.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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ProductExpert35
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Are the two available accessories for the Ken Onion edition going to be available at Northern Tool?

1. Tool Grinding Module
2. Large Outdoor Module
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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sacalait1
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These two accessories are not available through Northern Tool.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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ProductExpert41
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will this sharpener do ceramic blades?

asked 9 months ago
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toemas1
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This sharpener will sharpen ceramic blades.
answered 9 months ago
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ProductExpert41
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Question

Motor Size for Power Inverter

I want to use a power inverter. What are the power requirements for the Onion Edition Sharpener?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Anonymous
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Any inverter that is 400 watts or bigger will run this product. I will list one possibility below.
 
Products from my answer
 
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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ProductExpert41
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Question

it is a leather belt - ?

a leather belt for polishing ?
asked 2 months ago
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Lyubivy
 - Toronto, ON
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The belts are not made out of leather. They are made of Micro Mesh.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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ProductExpert30
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