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Updated April 7, 2014

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Knife Sharpening Equipment and Information (also see suppliers.htm)

Ace Sharpening and Company - Sharpening Machines, Wheels and Information
Affordable knives and slicers
Big Blade Store -
Bob Engnath Memorial - formerly Blades 'N' Stuff Good source of knife making information
Bronks Knifeworks - Knifemaker and EdgePro dealer
Care and Use of Synthetic Waterstones
Chef'sChoice mfg. site  - Diamond Hone Knife Sharpeners
Chef'sChoice Knife Sharpener Retail - The Internet's Kitchen Store
Dan's Whetstone Company- All grades of Arkansas whetstones
Discount Knives - wide selection and good prices
DMT - Diamonds are a Sharpener's Best Friend
Edge Holding Ability - (AUS-8, VG-10, D2, and CPM-10V)
EdgeCraft  (Chef'sChoice)
EdgePro - Hobby and Professional rod guided sharpeners for knives and scissors
Eze-lap Diamond Products
Eze Sharp Pty Ltd  - BladeSharpener rod guided system
F. Dick - Professional knife sharpening equipment from a major German maker.
Flitz - Premium cleaning and polishing compounds
GATCO - Rod-guided and other sharpeners
Hand American - Leather, Scary Sharp and other sharpening and honing products
Hewlett Manufacturing - the original inventors of diamond coating
Jantz Supply - Knife making Supplies
Japan Woodworker - full range of fine woodworking tools
JewelStick - Diamond coated "steel" and other sharpeners
K&G Finishing - knife and gun finishing supplies in Lakeside, AZ
Klawhorn - Premium Tungsten Carbide Slot Device
Knife and Gun - Knife making Supplies
KnifeArt.com- Fine Custom Knives and Sharpening Equipment
Knife Outlet - Quality Cutlery, Good Prices
Knife Sheaths - and Scissor Pouches from Safety Products - Email
Knives Plus - A high quality pre-prepared strop
Knives Town - Hunting Knives - Pocket Knives.
Knife maker Videos - from a custom knifemaker
Koval Knives - No longer in business, now owned by Jantz Supply
Lansky Sharpeners - rod-guided system and other sharpeners
Loray Sharpeners - the original rod-guided system and a low-speed belt sharpener
Lee Valley - a woodworker's site with many sharpening products
Leo's Messerscharfseite in German
Meyerco - home of the Sharpen-It
McGowan Mfg. Company - Maker of the FireStone electric and manual diamond sharpeners
North Coast Knives - Dedicated to Encouraging the New Knife maker; Supplies and Tutorials
Nipper Sharpening Machine - Clipper Shack
Paper Wheels
Perfect Edge Cutlery - Maker of the Perfect Edge sharpening tower
Pro Knife Sharpeners - easy to use sharpeners for the professional or novice.
Razors-Edge.net - knife sheaths
Razor Edge Systems
Razor Sharp Edgemaking System - Paper wheel systems
Rust Erasers
Safety Products - Knife Sleeves and Scissor Pouches - Email
Scissor and Shear Sharpening Equipment
Shapton Stones - setting a new standard in Japanese Waterstones
Sharpening Made Easy - Steve's Knife Sharpening Site
Sharpening Supplies - A sharpener for every need.
Sharpness testers used by industry
, check out http://www.catra.org/ or http://www.anagosharp.com/
Sharpening Wheels - paper sharpening wheels
SKARB - A unique rod-guided sharpening system
Smith Abrasives - Full line of sharpening equipment, including natural Arkansas stones
Spyderco, Inc. - Tri-angle SharpMaker ceramic rod system and ceramic stones
Steve's Knife Sharpening Site - Information on knife sharpening and maintenance.
Surgi-Sharp - Leather belts and wheels for stropping
Tormek Sharpener - Water Cooled sharpening and honing system
Trading Post Supply - Knives and sharpeners at low prices
Tru Hone Corporation
Twice As Sharp - Scissor and shear sharpener
Ultimate Edge - A diamond "steel" sharpener
Viel Tools - Low cost sharpeners from Canada, 1-800-915-2601
Warthog - Two unique sharpener designs from South Africa
Wolff Industries - Scissor and shear sharpening equipment.
World Knives- Specializes in better imported knives
Woodcraft - lots of sharpening equipment

Knife Sharpening and Repair Services
Those with a * also do mail order sharpening. 

*2Dull4You - Houston, TX
- Professional Knife Repairs.
*Affordable Knives and Slicers - Blackwood, NJ
*Accurate Edge - Canyon Country, CA
*Accurate Sharpening and Cutlery Sales - Hand sharpening on EdgePro - Tempe, AZ
*Ambrosi Cutlery - Mahopac, NY
Art Sale - Port Elgin, ON Canada
Better Edge - Louisville, KY
*Bronks Knifeworks - Bothell, WA
BuddyBlades - Orlando, FL
*California Cutlery - Albany, CA serving the SF Bay Area
*Carisolo, Inc - Spring Green, WI
Cleveland Knife Sharpeners Guild - NE Ohio
*The Critical Edge - SF Bay Area, CA
*Cutlery Corner - Orem, UT
Cutting Edge - New Buffalo, MI
The Cutting Edge - Marysville, OH
*D & R Sharpening Services - Philadelphia
Express Edge - Boston
Gilly's Klean Kut - Belton, MO
Handle Repair - Idaho
Handle Repair II - St, Louis, MO
*Holley Manufacturing - Lakeville, CT (Manhattan service available)
*Japanese Knife Sharpening.com - mail order service for Japanese knives
*Jones Sharpening - Atlanta, GA
*Just Knives101 - Williamstown, NJ
Kitchen Conservatory - St Louis, MO
*The Knife Guy - Galena, OH
Knife Outlet - Lakeville, IN
Knives Plus - Amarillo, TX
*Korin - NYC
*Kramer Knives - Olympia, WA
MM Sharpening - Greater Tampa Bay Area
Mobile Sharpening - Dallas-Ft. Worth
My Sharpener - Lisle, IL
National Mobile Sharpening Service - Kihei, HI
*Nice and Sharp - North Brunswick, NJ
Perfect Edge Cutlery - San Mateo, CA
Pocket Knife Repair, most brands - Tom Abbott, Bradford, PA  814-362-1590
*Precision Knife Sharpening - Alexandria, VA
*Razor Edge Systems - Ely, MN
razors-edge.net  - Middletown, CA
Rod's Sharpening Service - Reston, VA
*Seattle Knife Sharpening - Seattle. WA
*Sharpen-All - Springfield, OH
Sharp Edge - Winston-Salem, NC
*The Sharpening Guy - Grand Rapids, MI
*TheSharpKnife.com - Mail Order Service For Kitchen Knives
SharpeningTech - Sacramento, CA (Spanish speaking)
Superior Sharpening Services, LLC - Bluffton, SC
Tim Love - Edwards, MO
To The Point - Des Plaines/Evanston
Ward Collins - Waipahu, HI
Warren Cutlery - Rhinebeck, NY  A woodworking store, but they sharpen cutlery
Waugaman's Sharpening - Erie, PA
*ZB Sharpening Service - Central NJ

For a list of sharpeners by state go to http://www.jonessharpening.com/locations.html
NOTE: Some on this list are salon shear sharpeners and do not sharpen kitchen knives

Forums and Discussion Groups
KnifeForum - Custom Knife Discussion
Sharpening Made Easy - Discuss Sharpening Made Easy with the author and other readers - 150 members - 100 mess./mo.
How To Sharpen Yahoo Group - 470 members - 20 mess./mo.
Sharpening  Yahoo Group - 70 members - 10 mess./mo.
SharpNet - Yahoo group for professional and other serious sharpeners - 500 members - 500 mess./mo.
Tormekusers Group - Just what it says - 660 members - 50 mess./mo.
Knife Rating - Info on many knives.

Knife Makers and Sellers
For a list of Automatic knife makers and dealers, go to http://sharpeningmadeeasy.com/autos.htm

Aceros de Hispania - Artisian Knives made in Spain.
Affordable Knives and Slicers 
Keller and Keller - Argentinean knife maker. EL ARTE DE AFILAR
A.G. Russell Knives - The oldest mail order knife company in the USA.
*AJH* Custom Knives and Services - Custom Hand Made Knives and Knife Repairs.
ALFI - Knives and Kitchen Cutlery
Bladezilla - Swords
TheBladeShop.com - The best prices and service on top brand knives such as: Benchmade, Buck, and Kershaw.
Boye Knives
- Dendritic Cobalt Knives
Bronks Knifeworks
Buck Knives - Leading makers of knives, blades and multi-purpose tools.
Bullman Cutlery
Center Cross Metal Works- Gene Osborn, knifemaker
Chefknivestogo.com- the internet's best source for high quality cutlery products.
Cutler's Cove
Cutlery and More - The Internet Kitchen Store
Dark Matter Knives Discount Cutlery - wide selection and good prices 
Discount Knives Online - Knives 50-80% off retail!
eBladeStore.com - Knives, Accessories and Creative Gifts
Equipped to Survive - The Outdoors and Survival Gear Web Site
Don Fogg knives
Gerber Blades - Mfg of Knives, Tools, and Lighting.
Gerber-Tools.com- E-Source dedicated to Gerber Multitools, knives, camping and hiking gear.
Harner Knives - On The Edge
Japanese Cutlery - high grade Japanese kitchen knives
Kershaw Knives - Manufacturers site
The Kershaw Store - a Kershaw retailer
Kershaw-Knives.net - Kershaw Knives, multi-tools and other Kershaw equipment
Kirk Rexroat-  ABS Mastersmith
Kitchen Niche - Offers Victorinox Steak Knives, Paring Knives, Chef Knives in Canada
KnifeArt.com- Fine Custom Knives
Knife Country USA - over 15000 knives and outdoor gear from over 200 manufacturers
Knife Outlet - Great Cutlery, Great Prices
Knives Plus - Over 80 brand of knives
Kramer Knives - Custom kitchen knives
Kuechenmesser.de- German knife links
Laguiole - French Handcrafted Cutlery
Mac Knife - "World's Sharpest Knives" is their claim
Miami Nice Knives -  Fine Custom Knives See Them at my Website
Nashville Knife Shop - fine cutlery and gifts
Nichols Custom Knives - Custom Knives and Knifemaking Supplies
NorthCoast Knives -  knifemaker Pat Percival's website
Richard J's Knives - single bevel skinners, etc.
Quick Knife - Right Knife, right price
SharpKnives.com-  Cutlery for any Occasion
Stout Handmade Knives
Tadafusa America - fine Japanese cutlery and culinary items.
Trading Post Supply - Knives and sharpeners at low prices
US Knife
World Knives-  Quality knives from all over the world
L. T. Wright - Handcrafted Knives


The Automatic Knife Resource Newsletter
El Cajon - The El Cajon Project helps at-risk high school students through a culinary arts program
Hiking Forums
KnifeDirectory - Web Knife Directory
Knife World - publisher of books and Knife World
Pepper-Passion - gourmet peppercorns and handcrafted pepper mills
Outdoors Magazine - A free on-line magazine
Steve's Knife Site - Information on knife sharpening and maintenance.
Spyderco's Steel Chart
Western Reserve Cutlery Association

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