The Messermeister 9 in. Honing Rod 4410-9F has a fine edge. Honing Rod’s help keep your edge sharper longer. Perfect for a commercial or at home chef. The Messermeister 9″ Fine Steel, made in Germany, realigns the edge of a knife. It is recommended for Messermeister’s Elite and Japanese knife lines. Regular use will keep your blades sharp and ready to use.