This professional knife Sharpening Steel / honing steel will keep your all of kitchen knives in good working order by properly re-aligning your knife blades. This sharpening steel will true your knife's blades edge to a razor sharp blade, overall length is 12" including handle, Slip-resistant polypropylene handle with hanging loop. High-carbon steel is non-staining and non rusting. Its easy to sharpen any knife blade, pull blade in a sweeping curve across the steel at a 20 degree angle. Make several passes with your knife to achieve the desired razor-sharp blade in seconds.