Sharpening Services

Dragonfly Forge offers professional knife, tool, and other blade sharpening services to both the Oregon South Coast and the Portland, Oregon Metro areas.

PRICING

*Knives (all blades hand honed)

All knives up to 4″……………………….$4
Knives over 4″ up to 7″………………………………..$5
Knives over 7″ up to 10″……………………………..$6

Serrated blades are an extra $1-$2.

*Scissors & Shears

Blade length up to 5″………$6
Blades over 5″……………..$7

*Garden Tools

Hoes……………………………………………$4
Shovels & Spades………………………..$5
Axes & Hatchets……………………….$5
Gas or Electric Mower Blades……..$6
Paper-cutters………………….$20+
Other Blades priced upon inspection

Cash, check, and credit/debit cards accepted.

*Extra charge may apply for necessary blade repairs.

 

Bandon, Oregon – South Coast Area Sharpening Service

 

Sharpening service by Michael Bell, master swordsmith and cutler in the Japanese tradition.

 

Portland, Oregon Metro Area Sharpening Service

 

Offering mobile sharpening at your Portland Metro area location by appointment. Minimum order required for mobile sharpening service. Minimum dependent upon location.

Sharpening service by Gabriel Bell, professional swordsmith and cutler trained in the Japanese tradition.
 

Hollywood Farmers Market

 
Saturdays, Every-other-week
April-September: 8AM – 1PM, October–December: 9AM – 1PM

February 17th, 2018
March 3rd, 2018
March 17th, 2018
April 14th, 2018
April 28th, 2018
May 12th, 2018
May 26th, 2018

June 9th, 2018
June 23rd, 2018
July 7th, 2018
July 21st, 2018
August 18th, 2018
September 1st, 2018
September 15th, 2018
September 29th, 2018
October 13rd, 2018
October 27th, 2018
November 10th, 2018
November 17th, 2018
December 1st, 2018
December 15th, 2018

 

People’s Co-op Farmers Market

 
Wednesdays, Every-other-week
2PM – 7PM

February 7th, 2018 *2PM-6PM*
February 21st, 2018
March 7th, 2018
March 21st, 2018
April 11th, 2018
April 25th, 2018
May 9th, 2018
May 23rd, 2018

June 6th, 2018
June 20th, 2018
July 4th, 2018
July 18th, 2018
August 15th, 2018
August 29th, 2018
September 12th, 2018
September 26th, 2018
October 10th, 2018
October 24th, 2018

 

 

South Waterfront Farmers Market

 
Thursdays, Every-other-week
2PM – 7PM

June 7th, 2018
June 21st, 2018
July 5th, 2018
July 19th, 2018
August 16th, 2018
August 30th, 2018
September 13th, 2018
September 27th, 2018
October 11th, 2018
October 25th, 2018

 

Woodstock Farmers Market

 
Sundays, Every-other-week
10AM – 2PM

June 3rd, 2018
June 17th, 2018
July 1st, 2018
July 15th, 2018
July 29th, 2018
August 12th, 2018
August 26th, 2018
September 9th, 2018
September 23rd, 2018
October 7th, 2018
October 21st, 2018

PRICING

*Knives (all blades hand honed)

All knives up to 4″……………………….$4
Knives over 4″ up to 7″………………………………..$5
Knives over 7″ up to 10″……………………………..$6

Serrated blades are an extra $1-$2.

*Scissors & Shears

Blade length up to 5″………$6
Blades over 5″……………..$7

*Garden Tools

Hoes……………………………………………$4
Shovels & Spades………………………..$5
Axes & Hatchets……………………….$5
Gas or Electric Mower Blades……..$6
Paper-cutters………………….$20+
Other Blades priced upon inspection

Cash, check, and credit/debit cards accepted.

*Extra charge may apply for necessary blade repairs.

CALL 503.482.9082

14 Replies to “Sharpening Services”

  1. Thank you so much for doing a beautiful job with my 4 Felco clippers and 1 Lopper.
    They look so wonderful, but a didn’t go out and try them yet. You two are so delightful and I wish you much success with your business. I had wished that you had
    given me a business card so I could get more sharpening done in the future and know
    how to contact you.

    All my best, Pat Rose

  2. Hello Matt,

    While your request is a little bit outside our usual specialty, I think we might be able to help you with your requests.

    I can’t give you a quote on cost, as I don’t know clearly what is to be done, or how long it might take. However, we charge $25 per hour for our labor and can accomplish much in a few hours, depending on the degree of refinement required.

    I don’t recommend polishing the sword by hand as it gets rather expensive.

  3. I have a 30in bastard sword that I am having a hard time finding someone to sharpen. Any chance you might be able to take care of it?

  4. Would you be willing to blend a secondary bevel of a sword into an appleseed edge? I have a Del Tin 5143 (14th century hand and a half sword) whose previous owner put a rather steep secondary bevel on.

    This is just an inquiry for future reference. Thanks in advance! 🙂

  5. Do you plan on attending any of the Portland Metro area Farmers markets this season, and if so when and where?

    Thanks for your assistance with this question.

    Regards

    1. Thank you for your interest in our sharpening service.

      We will be at the People’s Co-op Farmers Market today, Wednesday April 16th, 2014 and Wednesdays every-other-week onward.

      We will also be at the Hollywood Farmers Market in NE Portland this Saturday, April 18th, 2014 and will attend every-other-week as well.

      In June, we will also begin attending the Lents International and Woodstock Farmers Markets in SE Portland once-a-month. We will be at the Lents International Farmers Market every second Sunday of the month beginning on June 8th, 2014. Every forth Sunday of the month we will be at the Woodstock Farmers Market, beginning June 22nd.

      You may also be able to find us at the Southwest Waterfront Farmers Market later in the year, but a schedule for that market has not yet been finalized.

      Our market schedule is now available on our website’s Sharpening Service page.

      We hope you’ll be able to visit us at one of the markets we attend.

  6. Hi,
    If I have a lot of knives to be sharpened (just for my household use), should I bring them to you at a Farmer’s Market? Seems like it would take quite a while to sharpen my knives & tools (including a reel lawn mower). Do you pick up for things like this?

    1. You’re welcome to bring your knives to be sharpened at one of the Farmers Markets I attend. The wait simply would depend on the queue ahead of you.

      Otherwise, I would also be happy to come and sharpen at your location in the Portland metro area. A minimum charge would apply, dependent upon your address.

      Unfortunately, we are unable to sharpen manual reel lawn mowers.

  7. Hi.

    Do you sharpen paper trimmers? What rate would apply? Also, would you be able to advise us if a particular knife is not worth sharpening?

    Thank you, Erica

    1. We do indeed sharpen paper cutters. The price for sharpening would start at $10, with extra charged for exceptionally large ones or repairs.

      I would be happy to advise you as to whether the price of a sharpening on particular knife would be justified.

  8. Howdy. Do you have an updated farmer’s market schedule for 2015? I’m interested in having a couple of knives sharpened at the People’s Co-Op market.

    Thanks.

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