An Excellent General Purpose Steel
The Dick 12" Standard Cut, Round Profile Steel is designed for general purpose steeling of knives. The round profile reduces weight, the 12" length will handle almost any knife and the Standard Cut is aggressive enough to restore an edge, and fine enough to leave it in good cutting shape. Perfect for using to maintain working edges on knives, or for use as a preliminary steel before finishing with an Ultra Fine, Sapphire or Polished steel to obtain the finest cutting edges.
Made To Be Used
All F. Dick steels are designed by professionals for professionals. This is a tool that is meant to be used in a demanding kitchen. It features a large, comfortable handle with an ample guard to keep hands protected, a sturdy ring in the handle provides a convenient means of storage, and the 12" length is suitable for almost any knife.
Highest Quality Sharpening Steels Since 1873
And F. Dick has been around even longer than that. Johann Friedrich Dick founded the company in 1778 to manufacture files. They began making sharpening steels in 1873, and have been producing the finest quality steels in Germany as a family owned business ever since. They are rightfully proud of their manufacturing process. The cuts on each steel are made using files also produced by F. Dick. The steels are hardened to 66HRc, surface coated for lasting corrosion protection, and handles are permanently mounted. Each steel is quality checked and stamped "F. DICK Made in Germany". You can be assured that you are getting time-tested quality when you purchase these steels.
The F. Dick 12" Standard Cut Round Steel was formerly item #7517130.