This list names the blades that I mostly work with. However, I can sharpen hundreds of items. Please feel free to contact me with your queries, comments and suggestions.
I remove the minimum amount of metal to extend the useful life of your knives, scissors, tools & medical instruments.
Knives are blades that need sharpening frequently to perform at their best; I offer discounts for regular clients. Offers can be found at www.facebook.com/ToucanBlades/offers.
Hair shears £25
Any hairdressing shears or barber's scissors, including convex, bevelled, thinning, texturising and blending shears.
Pet grooming shears £25
Pet grooming shears, whether straight, curved or for thinning.
Fabric shears £8
Scissors: Other £5
Includes kitchen and general purpose scissors.
Knives: Double bevel £5
Home, restaurant and pocket knives. Includes handmade knives.
Knives: Single bevel £20
Most traditional Japanese types of knives are single bevelled and must be sharpened with water stones. In single bevel knives, there is a bevel on one side only while the other is slightly concave.
Medical instruments £5
Includes surgical and dental items. Such as scissors, elevators, curettes, scalers, and bone cutters.
Hedge / topiary / garden shears £10
I will need to carefully inspect them before agreeing to sharpen them
Lawn mowers £8
Price to sharpen detached blades, add £2 to remove blades.