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Knife Sharpening

feta Sep 20, 2006 06:32 PM

Anyone know a good place to take my knifes to be sharpened? Preferably in the 847 area code.
Thanks in advance

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    foodrocks RE: feta Sep 20, 2006 06:40 PM

    If you live near a Sur La Table store (upscale kitchen store) they sharpen knives there, but the best and most affordable place, hands down, is in the city. Northwestern Cutlery-810 W Lake St, Chicago, IL. (312) 421-3666
    They have a parking lot, which is a rare treat in Chicago, and it is only around $2.50 per knife. They do a great job and have been there forever, plus, while you wait, you can look through the million different kitchen toys they have there. Definately one of the best places to go.

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      feta RE: feta Sep 20, 2006 08:00 PM

      Thanks, you rock, foodrocks!

      1. weinstein5 RE: feta Sep 21, 2006 02:08 PM

        At the Skokie Farmer's Market there is a knife sharpener who does an excellent job for, as I recall, 3$ a knife - not sure how much longer the market will run but assume through october -

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          KCarr RE: feta Sep 22, 2006 02:51 PM

          The Naperville farmer's market used to have a man there who also did a great job; however it's been a few years, I'm not sure if he is still there.

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