Repairs If your knife has been damaged, we can help! Repairs we perform include re-aligning the edge profile, fixing broken or bent tips, repairing chips in the blade, and re-attaching or replacing Japanese (wa) handles. Please allow extra time when dropping off your knife for a repair.
What is the best way to transport my knives?
If you are bringing them into the shop, please bring them in something that can be easily sanitized, such as plastic edge guards. Newspaper works too, as we can dispose of it. Please don't bring them wrapped in towels, or anything that we cannot dispose of or sanitize easily.
How often do knives need re-sharpening?
This is an impossible question to answer. How hard do you strike thecutting board with each cut and what material are you cutting on? What type of steel is the knife made of? Are you a professional chef or a home cook? How addicted are you to extreme sharpness? How often is the knifebeing honed? And how is the knife stored? These are all factors that affect edge retention.
The best answer is once the knife stops performing as you like, then it’s time for sharpening. We believe in periodic knife maintenance just as most people believe in changing the oil in their car. If you don’t know how or couldn’t be bothered to sharpen knives yourself, then just bring it to us.
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