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RWS Quick-Sharp Knife Sharpener


RWS Quick-Sharp Knife Sharpener


Brand: RWS
  EAN 4000294152627
Weight: 52 g         82 reviews
The RWS Quick-Sharp Knife Sharpener is a one-stop sharpening kit, ideal for use both in the field and at home. It features both carbide and ceramic shears, allowing you to take your knife from dull to razor sharp in just minutes.

Simple, quick and very effective, the RWS Sharpener features two proven sharpening systems, meaning that even badly damaged blades can be made sharp again. The carbide set of shears can be used first for basic sharpening, while the ceramic shears are used for finishing. Its compact and ultra-light design makes it easy to pop into your rucksack or belt pouch when heading out for the day. Additionally, it can of course be used around the home for kitchen knives and other tools.

Please note that the instructions provided with your sharpener will be written in German only. Therefore, we have translated the instructions for you here. To use, position the Quick-Sharp on a flat, firm surface and pull your knife through the Carbide shears at a 90 degree angle to the sharpener, maintaining a light pressure as you go. Once the required result is achieved, turn the Quick-Sharp over and pass the blade through the ceramic shears to put a fine, finishing edge to your knife. Non-slip rubber inserts on the top and bottom panels help to keep the sharpener in place.

  • Carbide shears for coarse grinding
  • Ceramic shears for fine grinding
  • Weight: 52 g
  • Small, mobile and practical
  • Non-slip standing surface
  • Contoured holding surfaces


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  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

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Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


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Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
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Product Reviews

RWS Quick-Sharp Knife Sharpener is rated 5/5 based on 82 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 82

  This is the third of these sharpeners I have purchased, one as a gift, one lost and now this one. Excellent item, easily used to sharpen kitchen knives as well as outdoor blades.  

  J Norman
30th November, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 82

  Ideal for keeping an edge on tools.  

  David Le Grand
29th November, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 82

  Very practical and useful. Very good value and service from Woodlore.  

  Graham Clifton
17th September, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 82

  This is a great little handheld sharpener, fits well into a little waist pouch so you can have it with you whenever you need it.  

  Daniel Palmer
3rd September, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 82

  Brilliant bit of kit and I have two of these at home. I actually bought this for a friend who needed a good and reliable knife sharpener. She is delighted with it. Highly recommended.  

  Nick Farmer
5th May, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 82

  Maybe I was using it wrong, but the carbide side of this sharpener seems a little too brutal. Or unrefined. I don't doubt it does the job, but left a bit of a rough edge on my blade- there was a definite notch which I had to use another knife sharpener I have to remove. The ceramic side has more finesse. That said, it is very compact and, like I said, I don't doubt it will make a sharp edge, so I'd certainly keep it on me when out and about in case I needed it. Perhaps I will try and find more tips on how best to use it before I need to though.  

  James Dennett
26th March, 2018

Rated: 3/5

Woodlore's Reply - 27th March, 2018
Dear James. Thank you for your review on the RWS Quick-Sharp Knife Sharpener. The ceramic side is very coarse and needs to be used very carefully. By using lots of pressure, material will be taken quickly from the blade. At the same time if there are irregularities along the bladed edge, the sharpener will magnify the imperfection further. The sharpener is also designed to be used on knives with a small bevel only.

  7 of 82

  Useful little sharpener at a good price. Not usually keen on the carbide type scrapers which are very harsh but the ceramic rods on the other end put a nice polish on the edge. They'll also touch up a cutting edge which is getting worn without using the carbide. Some caution needed to keep thumbs out of the way as it's a small item.  

  Mark Crook
6th March, 2018

Rated: 4/5

  8 of 82

  I bought this sharpener for sharpening my pocket knives. If you have a scandi grind and want to maintain it don't use one of these, it will give you a micro bevel on you knife. This sharpener is far more robust than other sharpeners of this type, so I think is worth the couple of extra quid. It's quite chunky with good handles for gripping when in use. I would think it would be uncomfortable to carry in a trouser pocket, but fine in a large coat pocket or something of that sort. In use it is very effective. It brought my Opinel from dull to razor sharp in a very short time. The little key chain thing is the only down side. It's cheap. If you want to hang it off something I would replace this. Otherwise great, handy little sharpener.  

  Brian Ward
26th January, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 82

  I bought one for the kitchen and one for a travel kit, for knives and multi-tool blades. Easy to keep a good working edge with a fine finish.  

  G J Clifton
29th September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 82

  Does what it says on the can. Blade sharpens very well albeit a little ragged to the touch. However a quick strop on the belt and you get a great edge very quickly. Fantastic when you don't have the stones or the time to get a very effective edge. Great value for money.  

  Stuart Fear
2nd September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

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