The secret to prolonging a knife's sharp cutting edge is to hone while the knife is still performing well. Regular, proper honing using this double cut honing steel with a durable plastic handle will forestall the need to do major sharpening.
Bob Kramer by Zwilling J.A. Henckels 12-Inch Double Cut Plastic Handle Honing Steel helps maintain a knife's cutting edge between sharpenings
Steel features two rough sides for honing and two smooth sides for polishing