Like swift feet, keen vision, and the gift of gab, some people are just born with the fine touch required to sharpen a knife by hand. Most others are not. It’s an art that requires a certain feel for developing the bevel, knocking off the burr, and honing to a razor edge. If knife sharpening just isn’t your thing, an electric sharpener offers instant blade repair, restoration, and maintenance than anyone can master. Here are a few types of electric sharpeners to consider, one of which will meet just about any sharpening need from knives to scissors and axes.