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where hand sharpening is the only sharpening

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Knifing Around is the first in home, same day knife sharping service in Maine. Knifing Around offers hand sharpening on diamond stones to the York and Cumberland county areas of Southern Maine.

Proprietor Asa Jordan first learned how to sharpen knifes in Culinary Arts school and refined his technique over his almost two decade cooking career, where he sharpened the restaurants, colleagues and his personal knifes. Asa now seeks to bring his knowledge and passion for excellence to you and your knifes.

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Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed

Pricing :

Pocket knifes, paring knifes and knifes up to 5 inches :$10.00 per

Knifes 6-9 inches : $20.00 per

Knifes 10-12 inches : $30.00 per

Knifes 12 inches and above : $40.00 plus 5.00 per inch over 12 (and my require more time)

Serrated Knifes: $25.00 per

Scissors : $15.00 per

Pruning shears (hand pruners) : $20.00 per

Tree Loppers & Hedge Shears : $35.00 per

​Cast Iron / Carbon Steel Pan restoration and re-seasoning : Starting at $40.00 (Final cost dependent on condition)

Damaged edge (chips, nicks, rollovers and tip Re-profiling) : fee will be assessed per knife.

All services are by appointment only including Drop off.

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We’re proud to share a handful of recent testimonials from our happy customers. Knifing Around is dedicated to exceptional customer care, and will always go above and beyond to make sure you’re satisfied with our service. If you’ve had experience with us and have feedback, please get in touch - we’d love to hear it.

Did you recently have a great experience at Knifing Around that you’d like to share? Get in touch today and we’ll be happy to feature your review on our site.

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 I manage a cooking and nutrition education program where we offer cooking and food skills education to low income Mainers. We used Knifing Around to sharpen ~60 knives. Asa came to our office and picked up our knives to sharpen. Asa is professional, quick to respond and very polite. I highly recommend Knifing Around for knife sharpening.


Knifing Around is committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments or special requests? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out today.


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