Rod's Sharpening Service
A sharp knife makes cooking fun!
 Contact us at 571-379-6452 or at



7924 Longmeadow Drive, Frederick, MD 21701


Please call 571-379-6452 today for an appointment!


WE SHARPEN THE FOLLOWING ITEMS (and more, just ask!): 

Cooking knives
Beauty salon shears*  
Garden tools
Serrated knives
Personal grooming tools
Hunting knives
Straight razors
Pocket knives
Household scissors
Utility knives
Fabric scissors
Axes and adzes
Carpet shears



December 2, 2018: Olney Holiday Market, corner of Olney-Sandy Spring Road and Prince Phillip Drive in Olney, MD. 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. There will be 75 vendors, plus holiday activities for all. Come roast some chestnuts or make s'mores and stock up on produce, gifts, and prepared foods!
If you need service, there are two options:
(1) Call us for an appointment in our Frederick, MD, workshop.
(2) We can come to you. Outside of Frederick County, MD, we require a $100 minimum (consider asking your family or neighbors to help you put together a large order).

Our 2018 Farmer's Market season is over for the year. Check back in April to see our 2019 schedule. 
QUILTING SHOPS--Find us on these special dates (no large garden tools, please): 
2019 Schedule Coming Soon for Capital Quilts, 15926 Luanne Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (convenient to Shady Grove Road exit off of I-270). 12:30 to 1:30 onsite or drop off the day before (see drop-off instructions below). 

January 22, 2019--The Quilter's Studio, 9600 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031. 12:30 p.m. Drop off the day before. We will sharpen onsite and items will be ready the same day, unless working conditions outside are too cold. If that is the case, we will bring items back to our workshop and return them on Thursday, January 24, at 12:30 p.m. (see drop-off instructions below)
Drop-off instructionsAll items MUST be packaged or wrapped securely in a dish or bath towel, pillowcase, padded envelope, or box (no plastic bags). Attach or include your name, address, and telephone number, and include payment.


All knives: $7.00 per blade

All scissors except beauty-salon or pet-grooming shears: $7.00

Beauty-salon or pet-grooming shears (scissors): $25.00

Straight razors: $20.00

Most garden tools: $7.00 (machetes or double-bladed items may be extra)

Beauty salons,* restaurants, caterers, cooking schools, and other groups—If you have a large order, please call us. We may be able to come to you.

Host a Sharpening Party!  Gather your friends and family! We will sharpen their items and do yours for free! 

Drop off and pick up at our workshopThis is a private residence, so please call for an appointment. Most work done while you wait.

All other times by appointment—call 571-379-6452 

*Ask to see our National Shear Sharpener’s Guild certificate.

All work: Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. 

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Our clients include the following:

  • Capital Quilts
  • The Quilters Studio
  • Curran Fabrics
  • Catoctin Vet Clinic
  • Supercuts
  • Cynthia's Salon
  • Salon Cielo
  • Radiance Salon
  • Diversified Labs
  • Hairport Salon
  • Windsor of Old Town Salon
  • Dawson's Market
  • Salon Simone
  • Michel Rene
  • Danisa's Wholesale Flowers
  • Pretty Pets
  • Old Mill Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Kennel
  • Gloria's Coiffure
  • Purrfect Groomers
  • Hair Garage
  • Hair Razors
  • Hair Expressions
  • Studio Allure
  • St. Andrews Lutheran Church
  • In10nse BBQ
  • Falcon Ridge Farm
  • Brunswick Eagles
  • Glade Valley Beauty Shop
  • Sky Lights Styling Salon
  • Platinum Stitch Tailors
  • Floyd's 99 Barbershop
  • The Sweet Farm
  • Clustered Spires Pastry Shop
  • Eat a Little Something
  • Dalat Deli
  • River House Pizza
  • Your Chef's Table
  • Greenbrier Animal Hospital
  • Amour Flowers
  • American Classic Homes
  • Bombshell Salon
  • PetCo Groomers
  • Classy Cuts
  • Custom Canines
  • Stream Valley Veterinary Hospital
  • Halalco