FAQs

How long will the knife stay sharp? 

For knives that are used regularly, every 3-4 months. Restaurant knives will need to be sharpened much more frequently, approximately every 2-3 weeks.

Is my cheap/old/rusted knife worth sharpening? 

In short, yes, all knives are worth sharpening. Your options are to either get the knife sharpened, continue to use it dull, or throw it out/give it away and buy a new one. Even if it isn’t a dream knife, you paid good money for it and should be able to safely use it.

Do you sharpen Japanese Knives? 

Yes

Do you sharpen serrated knives? 

Yes

Will you fix broken knives? 

Yes, for an additional $5.00 charge

How long does it take to sharpen a knife?

About 15 minutes for the average dull knife.

Can I wait and watch the knife being sharpened?

Typically no. However if you travelled a fair distance and just have one or two knives, I can do them while you wait so you don’t have to make an extra trip.

Do you sharpen lawn mower blades/skates/grass shears/nippers/swords? 

No, I focus solely on knives so that I can produce the sharpest knives in Nova Scotia.