Expert sharpening for professionals & home cooks, and a carefully curated selection of new & vintage knives and related accessories

**New hours: Tues-sat 10-6, closed sun-mon**

We are back from vacation, relaxed and refreshed with a lovely tan! Turnaround is around 2 weeks and our normal hours apply. And please, please, PLEASE, when wrapping knives to ship, be sure they're wrapped so the tips CANNOT stab through the end of the box. Leaving a couple inches at each end of the inside of the box with tightly scrunched up newspaper will help also.  Thanks and we'll see you soon!



Turnaround is currently 12 to 14 days for sharpening and, no, we don't sharpen reel-type push mowers. However, the folks at Aurora Mower do (Hwy 99 & Winona St.)


Happy Holidays! Welcome to our newly beautified website. All of our knives and stones are available for sale with prices on the Shop Page. We have added a line of beautiful Japanese carbon steel (not stainless) knives to our lineup. They are Suisen and are fantastic! Easy to sharpen yourself and they keep a great edge. Feel free to call with questions about the different knives. All knives are available to try out on carrots here in the store. It’s a great way to see what knife fits best for you before you buy. You're also welcome to a loaner knife so you can drop off all of yours instead of making 2 trips. Call ahead for availability. 



And I sharpen knives. I currently sharpen knives for a number of restaurants here in Seattle as well as for many home cooks throughout the Northwest and beyond who appreciate a sharp knife. The knives go through a 6-7 step process which leaves them razor sharp.

I learned my sharpening technique from master Bladesmith Bob Kramer Bob sharpened my knives for years when I cooked for a living and recognized my passion for the craft. He generously taught me the sharpening techniques that he has perfected over the last 20 years.