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Work Sharp Guided Field Sharpener 221 (WSGFS221)

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Part Number: WSWSGFS221
Manufacturer: Work Sharp Tools
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WSWSGFS221: Guided Field Sharpener 221
Work Sharp
The Work Sharp Guided Field Sharpener 2.2.1. is the complete knife sharpener for field, home or shop use. It is the first Angle Guided, 5 stage sharpening solution designed for sportsmen who need a complete, robust and compact field sharpening solution.

Legendary knife maker, Ken Onion said of the Guided Field Sharpener, "I am impressed with the clever details like the magnetic plate holders, angle guides, round ceramics and strop, all in a small easy to carry package. It is by far the best manual, portable sharpener I have ever used…. I especially like the versatility of it. I have used it on flat and re-curve blades as well as fishing hooks and leather punches and it performed well. Something for everyone in this little package."

(2) Diamond Plates, (2) Ceramic Rods, (1) Leather Strop and Sharpening Guides provide a fast, easy and consistent sharpening solution for knives and camp tools. The 20° and 25° sharpening guides create consistent blade edge angles with speed, ease and repeatability. The sharpening guides are purpose built for your hunting knives, pocket knives and filet knives. Strong rare earth magnets secure the easily interchangeable diamond plates and also provide coverage for the Broadhead Wrench and small storage compartment. Compact design and Lanyard Hole make it easy to pack carry on your next outdoor adventure so you can sharpen anytime, anywhere with speed and ease. Also sharpens serrated knives, fish hooks, broadheads and many common camp tools. Work Sharp Guided Field Sharpener 2.2.1.

Includes: (1) Coarse Diamond Plate, (1) Fine Diamond Plate, (1) Large Ceramic Rod with 3 Positions (coarse, fine and fish hook grooves), (1) Small Ceramic Rod, (1) Leather Strop conditioned with Micro-Abrasive, Broadhead Wrench and User's Guide. This tool is assembled and quality checked in Ashland, Oregon and has a Limited Lifetime Warranty. Includes a detailed User's Guide inside the tool under the diamond plate for convenient storage.

Assembled in USA using foreign parts.

Guided Field Sharpener 221 Manual
  • Overall Dimensions: 6-3/4" x 1-5/8"
  • Diamond Stones: 4" x 1"
  • Weight: 4.6 oz.
  • Made in the USA

UPC Code: 662949038751

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Keaau , Hawaii
Mar 21, 2015
Pros: Effectiveness, Overall Quality, Ease of Use
Cons: None
Darn thing actually works !
This self contained sharpening system is almost perfect for ALL of anyone's sharpening needs ! When I first got this unit I was very skeptical about it's advertising claims . After a few tries it turned out very very awesome ! During our outdoor activities my GF is famous for making excuses about leaving our sharpening gear at home . One time I was in a rascal mood and left her alone with the Work Sharp Field sharpener .I had treated the instruction sheet with a waterproof kit and left them in the unit . Soon she was sharpening everything that she could get her hands on ! I bought a dozen of them and gave them to people who appreciate and use gear . My nephew D really loved it ,the built in broad head "wrench" was better than his specialty one . My older brother got one and took the credit for introducing it to the family . What a guy ! My sister and I both had issues with the magnets that retain the diamond plates . My son had flipped the plates over for storage and lost one of them . Bummed out , I called the manufacturer to order a replacement , I was so surprised that they warranted it and express shipped me a replacement FREE of charge ! I immediately bought another six units . Out of all people that were given a unit we all agreed that adding a lanyard and increasing the overall size that a larger one would be the perfect field sharpener .
5 out of 5
William P
Chesterfield, Va
Feb 17, 2015
Pros: Durability, Ease of Use, Effectiveness, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Enables you to get a consistent sharp edge every time!
The build in guides work great to give a a consistent angle and razor edge especially using the on board leather strop. Knives that I hadn't had an razor sharp edge in years, with some work and time (no its not a magic wand that you can pull the knife though once and have a razor edge instantaneously), where shaving sharp and beyond. I like the fact that has ceramic hone course and fine with fishhook grove, separate ceramic serration hone , course and fine diamond and leather strop sharpeners. The diamond panels lift off to reveal a small "compartment" with built in 3 or 4 blade broad "wrench". Its a lot of tool for the money and It now is really is the only hand sharpener that I use now because it just that "foolproof"! Now one "downside" is the guides are built for a 20 degree angle use on most outdoor knives. I have learned to compensate for this for kitchen knives with 17 degree by starting further down the guide ramp.
4 out of 5
Auckland, NZ
Feb 05, 2015
Pros: Effectiveness, Ease of Use
Cons: None
Excellent tool for knives up to 15cm/6" or so with a 20 degree edge.
This is a very well designed and executed sharpening gadget. I used it to sharpen some completely blunt (new, never sharpened) work knives and it was easy and fast to sharpen each one to shaving sharp. The only limitations are its length, which limits its easy use to knives up to 15cm/6" long. I have sharpened a 25cm/10" chef's knife on it in stages which worked well but was a little awkward. The instructions are clear and simple and the design and build quality are both very good. The device is easy to clean after use and the diamond panels are removable. The only niggle I had with it was that the leather strop was rougher and less covered with honing compound than I'd have liked. I replaced it with my preferred leather and compound from Lee Valley, which too a couple of minutes, using a small bit of of double sided tape. Replacing the strop with a strip of aluminium and 3M micro finishing abrasive would make it most excellent. I recommend this tool to anyone who needs a simple, effective, portable solution for smaller knives.
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