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Old 01-14-2008, 10:01 AM   #1
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How Do You Sharpen Scissors (and Knives)

Not sure if some of you would consider scissors, cookware, but I keep a pair in the kitchen and use them all the time in cooking. They have become unusably dull because some little gremlin in the household used them inappropriately.

The only sharpener I have is that little gadget on the back of the electric can opener, but due to the shape of scissors, only the tip fits in. Before buying something, I wanted your suggestions of what to get that would sharpen scissors and my kitchen knives. What works good?

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Old 01-14-2008, 10:03 AM   #2
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Make a few cuts on a 220 grit sheet of sandpaper for scissors.

If you use the Search Feature you will find numerous discussions on knife sharpening.
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Old 01-14-2008, 10:12 AM   #3
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Sounds too simple. Also, sounds like it would work.
I'll try it...thanks.

Would still like some suggestions on sharpening knives. There are a million out there and I have bought a few and threw away all because they don't work very good. Maybe my technique???
Anyone found a "killer" knife sharpener that isn't too expensive?
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Here's the most recent thread. Sharpening Knives

If you don't find an answer there you must be using that Light Saber knife I just saw in a TV commercial. ...reminded me of Phinz.
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Old 01-14-2008, 12:04 PM   #5
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I take mine to the butcher at the grocery store - no charge
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:10 PM   #6
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I knew there had to be a thread on sharpening knives (wasn't sure about scissors). Guess I just didn't look back far enough. Answered all my questions. Thanks everyone.
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