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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. 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. But not all of them provide customer ratings or reviews. And some quality sharpening 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. No task is too big or small for our Taskers whatever you need, go ahead and post your sharpening service request today!

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Top Sharpening related questions

Sharpening services can be done on-site (e.g. your home or restaurant) or in a workshop. Your Tasker can go to you, bringing along their sharpening tools. As another option, your Tasker can collect your tools or 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.
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.
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 and methods to restore your tools.
Yes, feel free to provide your own sharpening tools. 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 to use. 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.
Sharpening services can be done on-site (e.g. your home or restaurant) or in a workshop. Your Tasker can go to you, bringing along their sharpening tools. As another option, your Tasker can collect your tools or 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, feel free to provide your own sharpening tools. 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 to use. They may recommend buying a different tool or offer to bring their own equipment.
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.
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 and methods to restore your tools.
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.

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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.

Recent Sharpening tasks

Wood turning chisel sharpening

£30

West Dean, Hampshire

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WOOD TURNING CHISEL SHARPENING - Due date: Flexible

24" Atco Cylinder Mower blade sharpening and bottom plate

£375

Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire

15th Dec 2021

1/ Sharpen the cylinder and replace bottom plate on Atco 24" 2/ Service 3/ Straighten minor damage to chassis near front roller side - Due date: Flexible

Garden tools sharpened. Lawnmower, shears

£25

Ifield Green, West Sussex

25th May 2022

Need to sharpen blade on lawnmower, and two pairs of shears. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Sharpening kitchen knives

£20

Peckham, Greater London, SE15

4th Jan 2020

Professional knife sharpener needed to sharpen 5