6/16/18 Knife Sharpening Service & Consult 1PM-5PM
Do you need any of your kitchen knives, gardening tools, or anything else sharpened? This unique service is offered by a professional who can sharpen anything; if he does not have the equipment at the Farm to sharpen a large item he can take it to his shop and return it the next day for you. David Mayer uses ceramic stones and rods, not steel or diamond embedded rods. Bring in your utensils and you will also be shown sharpening techniques!
Cost: There is a nominal cost for the sharpening service, which can be paid directly to David (cash or check please) See below.
David can sharpen the following items: kitchen knives ($10.00 for six knives, or prorated for fewer); hand held pruning shears ($5.00); yard clippers hatchet ($10.00); lawnmower blades, ($10.00 per blade); cost of a machete or ax will depend upon the amount of work needed.
1. While sharpening your item, David will explain the theory, technique and philosophy of how to sharpen your item.
2. An explanation and demonstration of how to use a ceramic stone; you will take a stone home with you so you can use it in the future.
3. An explanation of how to sharpen large items you use in your backyard, such as hedge clippers or pruners.
4. If you have a large item such as a machete, ax or pruner, David will take it to his shop and return it the following day.