Sharpening steels, also known as honing steels or sharpening rods, are essential kitchen tools used to maintain the sharpness of your knives. They consist of a long, slender rod typically made of steel or ceramic. By realigning the edge of the blade, sharpening steels help keep your knives in peak cutting condition. Regular use of a sharpening steel ensures that your knives remain sharp, enhancing their performance and longevity. Knife Store stocks a selection of sharpening steels to help maintain razor-sharp edges to your knives - essential for every butcher, chef and home cook.