Wusthof 9-in. Sharpening Steel : Keep your fine knives razor-sharp and ready to use with this 9" sharpening steel. Made of high-carbon stainless steel, it has the Wusthof Gourmet handle of durable ABS polymer for a sure, comfortable grip. The steel's magnetic shaft captures the tiny particles sloughed off when a knife is sharpened. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Made in Solingen, Germany.