A person sharpening a knife on a whetstone, creating sparks as the blade glides across the stone.
A person sharpening a knife on a whetstone, creating sparks as the blade glides across the stone.

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Why hire a sharpening service through Airtasker?

Dull knives, garage tools, or gardening tools require more effort to use. No matter how hard you work, dull tools can keep you from achieving optimum results! If you’re frustrated with blunt instruments, it’s time to book a sharpening service in your area. Airtasker offers a fast and easy way to find affordable and trusted sharpening services near you.

You can find all kinds of sharpening services online for planer blades, chainsaw chains, hunting knives, secateurs, and garden tools. But not all of them provide ratings or reviews that attest to high levels of customer satisfaction. Some services may cater to limited locations. Further, you may need to meet a minimum price before booking a residential service. On Airtasker, you don’t have to worry about all these limitations.

Our platform connects you to rated and reviewed Taskers for all types of sharpening services. And our goal is to help you find excellent sharpening services near you. Whether it's a knife sharpening service or garden tool sharpening, no task is too big or too small for Taskers. Whatever you need, just go ahead and post your sharpening service request today!

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Top Sharpening related questions

The cost of sharpening services can range from $5 to $30, depending on the type of item you need to get sharpened. The prices can go higher for bigger tools or for the blades of power equipment. For example, the cost to sharpen lawn mower blades can range from $50 to $70. Be sure to specify the details of the job so you can get the best offers for a sharpening service around you.

Sharpening services can be done on-site (e.g. your home or restaurant) or in a workshop. Your Tasker can go to you and bring their sharpening tools or equipment. As another option, your Tasker can collect your tools, scissors, or kitchen knives. After sharpening your items, your Tasker can then deliver them back to you. A third option is to wrap and secure your knife in a box with bubble wrap. Then, send the knife to your Tasker.

Specialists sharpen lawn tools or garden tools with a file, whetstone, or sharpening stone. Your Tasker may use one method to sharpen pruners, shears, and loppers. Holding a tool firmly in place, a specialist passes the sharpener over the blade’s edge.

Yes, some specialists may be willing to de-rust your tools. Your Tasker may use steel wool, crumpled tin foil, or a brush to scrub off the rust. Once the tools are rust-free, your Tasker can proceed to sharpen the blades. Attach a photo of your rusty tools for restoration so that Taskers can advise you on the best materials, methods, and tips to restore your tools.

Yes, feel free to provide your own sharpening tools and equipment. Airtasker is also the place to go if you need someone to do the tedious work. Sharpening tools include whetstones, files, sharpening steel, and electric knife sharpeners. Specify what tools you have in your listing. Taskers can then advise you on the best tools or equipment to use for the job. They may recommend buying a different tool or offer to bring their own equipment.

Blade sharpening services can take as little as 10 minutes. But the working time depends on the condition of the blade and the type of tool they are sharpening. A chainsaw or very dull knife could take up to 20-30 minutes to sharpen. Experience and skill can also factor into a specialist’s working time. Post your sharpening request today to find rated, reviewed, and trusted specialists near you.

No, honing is different from sharpening. Sharpening involves grinding a blade’s edge against a sharpening stone. Meanwhile, honing is the process of maintaining an already sharp edge. You can request honing or sharpening services on Airtasker.

What do sharpening services include?

Sharpening services restore blades for commercial or domestic use. Specialists can sharpen all types of tools, including knives, gardening tools, scissors, and more. Avail one or more of these services on Airtasker by posting a request today. We connect you to a wide range of sharpening services at affordable prices.


Sharpening improves the efficiency and safety of your tools. Also, sharpening can give your old tools a new lease on life. Make the most of your tools for years to come instead of spending money on new ones. Here’s a list of sharpening services you can book on Airtasker.


Knife sharpening

Whether you’re a home cook or restaurant owner, your knives can dull over time. Knife sharpening services restore knives to their former glory. Our Taskers can sharpen all types of knives, such as standard cutting knives, serrated knives, table knives, and carving knives. Post your request now to find trusted and reasonably priced knife sharpening services near you. Knife sharpening can make food preparation quick, efficient, and hassle-free.


Tool sharpening

Taskers can do lawnmower blade, chainsaw, saw blade, chisel, and drill sharpening. Restore your garden tools and garage tools by posting a request now. A specialist may use a file, grinder, belt sander, whetstone, or other means for sharpening. Experienced sharpeners will know how to sharpen tools while removing as little metal as possible. Once your blades are polished, they’ll be working like new.


Scissor sharpening

Scissors can turn dull from everyday use in the home, kitchen, school, or office. But scissor sharpening services can get scissors working good as new! The best part is, sharpening can be done in minutes. With sharp scissors, you can enjoy precise and effortless cutting when you request scissor sharpening on Airtasker. We can help you find scissor sharpening services near you ASAP.


Blade restoration

Your rusty tools don’t have to waste away in the back of your shed forever. Blade restoration experts can de-rust your blades in an instant. From knives to garden shears, you can request all types of blade restoration on our platform. Aside from tools, Taskers can also sharpen skates. If you need help with handyman tasks, you can also book a tradesman on Airtasker. Find electrical, plumbing, assembly, or construction services by posting a request today.