The Apex Model Edge Pro knife sharpening kit is a patented Apex system that will sharpen any size or shape blade (up to 3 ½" wide), including serrated knives. With an Apex knife sharpener, knives can be sharpened at exactly the same angle every time, making re-sharpening so fast you will never work with a dull blade again. Our water stones have been custom formulated to free you from messy, gummed-up oil stones. They last a long time and are inexpensive to replace. The Edge Pro Apex 4 Kit will remove far less metal than electric sharpeners or grinders, eliminating wavy edges and adding to the life and performance of your knives. Try this Edge Pro knife sharpener kit today!
The Apex removes nicks and dings without distorting the knife edge. It creates no heat, preserving the temper of your knives. It sets up in seconds on any smooth surface. No power required and comes with a convenient carrying case. Requires no maintenance other than routine cleaning.
Patented Knife guide system does not clamp the blade, so you can sharpen any length or shape blade up to 3 ½" wide. Adjustable sharpening angles, from 10, 15, 18, 21, 24, and 27 degrees and infinitely in between.
Manufactured from the highest quality materials in Hood River, Oregon, US.
- Apex Model Edge Pro Sharpening System
- 120 Grit Coarse water stone
- 220 Grit Medium Fine water stone
- 400 Grit Fine water stone
- 600 Grit Extra Fine water stone
- 1000 Grit Ultra fine water stone
1 Pack of 2000 Grit Polish Tapes (15 per pack)
1 Pack of 3000 Grit Polish Tapes (15 per pack)
- 2 Polish Tape Mounting Blanks
- 8" 1200 Grit Ceramic Hone
- Micro-fiber Towel
- Water Bottle
- Instructional Manual
- Black Cordura Carrying Case
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I wanted the Edge Pro sharpener for a long time but just couldn't justify the expense. Then my wife bought it for me as a christmas gift. A week later I've sharpened all our knives and some for firends. the polishing tapes were something I never thought I'd use. But they put such a lovely mirror finish on the blades of my expensive folding knives that I really like them. There is a "Zen" aspect to sharpening knives that appeals to me. It's hard t explain, but it makes me happy to have a keen edge on the blade; and to know that I can maintain it myself. Now I want the round glass and silicon carbide sand to resurface the sharpening stones. I know I will need them. My one regret is that the Apex system won't sharpen scissors. (You'll need the Pro system for that). But I love this tool. Scary sharp knives on every blade.
I have had my Apex 4 3 months now,The level of feed back from Ben is #1, great support for me since i am a newbe to knife sharpening, gret product as well, Thanks for your help and support Ben. Your system is awsome
After doing mediocre sharpening for a long time I decided I wanted something better. This kit is absolutely excellent. In 45 minutes I took two average knives and put an outstanding edge on them. Not cheap but the results are worth every penny.
I thought there would be more of learning curve, but it is not that bad. A little like rubbing your tummy while patting your head at first, But after a little practice you get used to it. I practiced with "cheap" knives at first.(and even those came out pretty good.) Then I moved to my more expensive knives, Some with "super steels". M390, CPM-M4, ZDP-189, S35VN, VG-10, D2 and so on. They all came out unbelievably sharp! Not only sharp, But beautifully polished and even. Perfect! I have used other guided systems with great success, But this one is the best by far. It can do all knives of all sizes, all blade shapes and all grinds. With 2 small C-clamps and some imagination you can even sharpen scissors! Thanks Ben!
I bought this system because I live in the middle of nowhere and could not find a place to get my cooking knives sharp. I have been sharpening knives with hand stones for 30 years and do a good job at it, but I am used to having that perfect edge that can only be obtained by a professional sharpener. I researched for a while and finally decided on the edge pro system. I watched the videos, practiced on a couple of old knives I had in the garage, and then tackled my cooking knives. My cooking knives now have incredible edges and so do the knives of all my friends. I generally get a bottle of wine for my efforts, but if the demand keeps up, I am going to start charging folks. I didn't plan on becoming a professional knife sharpener, but word is getting out. If you want to get a really great edge on your knives, spring for this system. What good is having a $200 chef's knife if it has a $2 edge?
Holy Smokes. Just put a wicked edge on two Shun kitchen knives, and promptly cut myself. (my fault, used to having to push too hard with the old edges). I sent the knives out to be sharpened previously. It cost $25 per session, took two weeks, and the job was no where near as good. I have also just deposited my gatco Sharpening system into the garbage for good - good riddance! Very seldom do you get what you pay for in this economy, but the Edge Pro delivers.
I have had this a few years now and this sharpens like no other. Once I set the angles resharpening is quick and easy. The edges hold longer then ever too. The more I have used it, the faster I am a sharpening. It is not easier, but this works much better then the diamond grinders.
I bought this system a few years ago. Back then, I had finally invested in a quality japanese kitchen knife. I wanted a way to easily sharpen the knife, without worrying about messing up the angle. I needed a sharpener that was the same quality as the knife. EdgePro is the real deal. Easy to use, exactly the same results every time, I love using it. Friends ask me to sharpen their knives after using mine. (nice carry case, I can easily take it with me, very organized) Several years later, I'm still amazed with this thing. My knives have been sharp ever since. Thanks EdgePro!
I'll just keep it short and sweet, for this price its impossible to beat this sharpening system. The edge pro is one of the best if not the best sharpening systems available today.
Excellent! Lives up to everything good that I have read and seen on the internet. There is a learning curve but it is not steep and with diligence the fundamentals can be mastered in a day. If you can't put a very good edge on any knife with this system then you should stop messing with knives altogether. The instructional videos are very easy to follow and nicely done. I hope we will see more videos in the future addressing issues that users have had. I have no reservations, if you want sharp knives then this is the way to go. This system works and it works well.
outstanding product most promining knife sharpener I have ever used.I do claime to know a little about sharp blades as I have installed floor covering for over 40 years.Some of the knives I have used are a replacement blade but some are not.I will say it did take a while to learn to sharpen a blade freehand but it can be done and done well.But this remarkable little machine makes it so very easy and I am not so leary about my high dollar knives being used.Way to go Ben and thank you.
Stupid easy, stupid fast. Stupid for not getting one years ago. My free-hand sharpening skills were decent at the minimum, sometimes good, so I put this purchase off for a long time. Finally as funds allowed, I got one out of curiosity. This device gets top notch results every single time, and quickly too. I feel like a serious idiot for not getting it sooner. No doubt that the EdgePro Apex is better than me, and far more consistent--especially when you flip the knife over and sharpen with your off-hand. It’s so good at doing what it does, I’m not even sure why the thing is priced so modestly. Considering that several of my better made waterstone blocks made for hand sharpening run $80, the EdgePro Apex seems like a bargain.