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



7924 Longmeadow Drive, Frederick, MD 21701


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


WANT TO GET YOUR KNIVES AND SCISSORS SHARPENED FOR FREE? Host a sharpening party at your home! We'll sharpen your items for free if you bring a minimum of 25 other items from friends and family. What a great excuse to get the neighbors together, right? Contact us to set up a day and time. Pricing is the same as for our farmers' markets.

****PLEASE NOTE: After February, 2017, we will not be continuing our drop-off service at The Quilter's Studio in Fairfax or Capital Quilts in Gaithersburg. Please call us if you need assistance. ****
2016 FARMER'S MARKET LOCATIONS--Done for the season. Check out our drop-off locations below and stay tuned for 2017 locations and dates.

First and third Sundays in Virginia:  West End Farmer's Market, Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304, 8:30 to 1:00, DONE FOR THE SEASON.

Second and fourth (or fifth) Sundays in Maryland:  Olney Farmer's and Artist's Market, 2801 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD 20830, 9:00 to 1:00, May 8 through October 30. DONE FOR THE SEASON. 

Wednesdays in Maryland: Shady Grove Farmer's Market, Johns Hopkins University's Rockville Campus (Corner of Key West Ave and Broschart Road), 9605 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, MD 20850, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., DONE FOR THE SEASON. 

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
Most garden tools: $7.00 (machetes or double-bladed items may be extra)
Straight razors: $20.00 

First Tuesday of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 at Capital Quilts, 15926 Luanne Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, (301) 527-0598. Note--February 7, 2017, is our last day at this location.

First Thursday of the month from 12:30 to 1:30 at The Quilters Studio, 9500 Main Street, Unit L, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703) 261-6366. The store is in the Fair City Mall, across the parking lot from Best Buy and Bed Bath and Beyond.  Note--February 2, 2017, is our last date at this location.

Drop-off instructions:

--Must be dropped off ahead of time. Deadline is the day before. Pick up after 3 p.m. on day of sharpening.

--Must be wrapped securely (dishtowel, bath towel, etc.) and include name, address, and phone number.

--Must include exact payment in the form of cash or check made out to Rod's Sharpening Service.

--No large garden tools or straight razors please!

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
Small garden tools: $7.00

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.

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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