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Frobisher Aug 31, 2007 10:00 AM

Anyone have a recommendation?

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    celeriac Aug 31, 2007 10:33 AM

    Got mine done at the knife shop in the providence place mall, they did a great job. In a stunning display of cleverness, I think it's called cutting edge?

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      Frobisher Aug 31, 2007 11:39 AM

      Thanks for the reply. What was the turn around time on the sharpening?

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        celeriac Aug 31, 2007 03:50 PM

        I'm not sure. A couple of days.

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          qianning Sep 4, 2007 01:40 PM

          I think they also have a place in the emerald sq mall; admittedly Mass not RI, but depending on where you are it might be closer.

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        dagwood Nov 10, 2007 03:02 PM

        Do you remember what the cost was at the cutting edge?
        Thanks.

      3. Keithel Aug 31, 2007 05:42 PM

        If you do a search for knife sharpening on the boards, someone mentioned that they can get their knives sharpened for free at (at least their) Shaw's Supermarket... That might be worth a try.

        I don't know if they'd take off too much of the blade or not, but if you don't have superb knives to start with, I wouldn't worry much. The cost of paying someone to do sharpening probably wouldn't be worth it.

        Best, of course, would be to learn how to sharpen your own knives with a sharpening stone -- it isn't too hard.

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          harryharry Sep 2, 2007 04:57 PM

          There is a place in Newport called Colonial Fix It Shop - on Washington Square, next to the Jane Pickens theatre.. he did a great job on my knive, even flattened out the bent tip (a fall onto a tile floor). Don't remember the cost or the turn around time though.

          1. Bivalve88 Sep 3, 2007 05:51 PM

            Has anyone tried Cove Cutlery in Charlestown? Do they sharpen knives?

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              02903 Sep 4, 2007 04:31 PM

              Adlers on wickenden has someone who does it for $2-3 per knife, with a week turn around.

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                Garris Sep 5, 2007 07:36 PM

                Wow, really? Adlers just rocks... I'll have to call them and check.

                - Garris

                PS: Great thread BTW everyone... This is what Chow is best for...

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                  Rita Shaffer Jun 21, 2010 12:51 PM

                  adlers has a one week turn around. Sat-Sat. They charge $4-5 per knife

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                  nicole1 Oct 8, 2007 10:31 AM

                  I found a man in the East Side Monthly who comes and will pick up and deliver knifes with a turn around time of 24 hours. It was Charles Cutlery Service. 831-6187 Don't know if he works outside Providence Area

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                    drocheleau Oct 12, 2007 11:39 AM

                    I bring mine to City Saw in Providence, on Cranston Street, near the Cranston border. Last time it was $2.50 each and they had it done in a few hours.

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