Knife Sharpening

Professional Knife Sharpening Service

Anyone who works with knives understands the value of a sharp blade edge. Whether you’re cutting floral arrangements, serving sushi, or slicing meat, a sharp knife makes your job safer and easier and results in the expertly finished product your customers have come to expect.

At Minneapolis Lock & Key, we offer fast turnaround on professional knife sharpening service for almost every type of knife imaginable. Our experienced knife sharpening experts can restore the edges of your blades so they’re as sharp as they were when you used them for the first time.

Customers we serve for knife sharpening include:

  • Foodservice professionals
  • Butchers
  • Grocers
  • Artisans
  • Manufacturers
  • Florists
  • Home cooks
  • Outdoors lovers

A sharp knife is essential to a job well done. If you’re looking for professional knife sharpening services, give us a call at 612-823-8148. We serve business owners and individuals throughout the Twin Cities metro region.

We Sharpen Knives the Right Way

The key to professional knife sharpening is understanding nuance. Just as many locks and keys are uniquely different and each requires a uniquely attuned professional eye, very few knives are exactly alike. For example, some knives are manufactured using a softer metal than others, depending on where they’re manufactured or the purpose they’re used for.

The amount of steel or carbon in a blade can impact how quickly the knife dulls as well as the durability of the knife when sharpened at a certain angle. This is why pocket knives and hunting knives are able to cut through much denser materials than their culinary counterparts.

The blades we sharpen at Minneapolis Lock and Key include:

  • Hunting knives
  • Hatchets and axes
  • Machetes
  • Kitchen knives
  • Pocket knives
  • Detachable scissors
  • Garden shears
  • Straight razors

When a knife is sharpened correctly, it will last longer. One of the most common mistakes knife owners make when sharpening their knives is to sharpen the knife at a more acute angle than the knife needs. This causes the blade’s integrity to become compromised and reduces durability, especially when you’re cutting through something with more density.

Our experienced knife sharpeners draw on craftsmanship and expert knowledge of blade material, manufacturing, and design. We understand that different knives require different angles and approaches depending on the type of edge, metal composition, and thickness of the individual knife. Contact us today to get started!

Restaurant & Foodservice Knife Sharpening

When you’re in the middle of a busy lunch shift, the last thing you need is a dull knife. Having your knives sharpened professionally will help to prolong their lifespan, saving your restaurant money in the long run.

Every chef appreciates the value of a perfect blade edge. That’s because food prepared with a razor-sharp blade looks better when plated. Giving your staff the right tools to do their job well means you’ll have less food waste and happier guests. When you have your kitchen knives professionally sharpened, you’ll get the benefit of completely standardized equipment quality, and this, in turn, means more standardized food quality.

Dull edges can increase the chance of food-borne illness and injured employees. Professional knife sharpening means sharper, safer knives so your back-of-the-house staff can focus on making beautiful meals and you have fewer workplace injuries. Trust Minneapolis Lock and Key for your regular kitchen knife maintenance.

We service these knives and more:

  • Paring knives
  • Chef’s knives
  • Santoku knives
  • Boning knives
  • Cleavers
  • Filet knives
  • Kitchen shears
  • Utility knives
  • Bread knives
  • Produce knives

Contact Us for Knife Sharpening Services in the Twin Cities

When you work with a dull blade, you risk damaging your equipment or getting injured. Contact our professional knife sharpening service at Minneapolis Lock & Key for your complete knife sharpening needs. We’ve been serving Minneapolis by providing commercial and residential locksmithing services to Minnesota residents for more than 100 years. Give us a call today at 612-823-8148 or contact us online to learn more.

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