How do I get my knives to you to get them sharpened?

You can drop you knives off at a drop off location, or mail them to us.

How long will it take to get my knives, scissors, or straight razor sharpened?

We currently pick up your knives on Tuesdays and Fridays each week.  Drop offs by 2:00 PM Tuesday will be ready for pickup on Saturday morning, and drop offs by 2:00 PM Friday will be ready for pick up on Wednesday morning unless we contact you and tell you otherwise. Contact us if you have questions. We are closed on Sunday.

How frequently do I need to have my knives sharpened?

When your knife no longer cuts easily, then sharpening will benefit you. If it takes effort to get your knife or tool to cut, then it has become dull. A sharp knife cuts easily through the skins of fruits and vegetables and slices bread and meat with ease.

How can I keep my knives sharp for longer?

Please visit our Knife Care Tips page for more information.

How do I transport my sharp knives home?

We put a sheath or other protection on any sharp knife that needs one before you take your knives home.

How is it best to store my sharp knives?

Please visit our Knife Care Tips page for more information.

How did you learn to sharpen?

I researched several different methods of sharpening and experimented with several of them. In addition to self-education, I trained with Steve Bottorff. In addition, I consulted with various professional sharpeners from around the country to learn from them as well.

What is your favorite steel?

White #1