Master Professional Sharpeners on site. Watercooled Sharpening.

One of a Kind Place

The only brick & mortar store in the entire Midwest that is just blades and sharpening!  No candles, sheets, pots, pans or other gadgets. Walk-in service and we guarantee our work.

Retailer of Shun Cutlery, JA Henckels Zwilling, Diablo Saw, Freud Saw, Corona Garden Tools, Bob Kramer, Miyabi, Apogee Dragon Storm.

Authorized Retailer for:

Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Shun Cutlery, Miyabi, Bob Kramer, KAI, Apogee Dragon, Buck Knives, Remmington, Mundial, F. Dick, Chicago Cutlery, Freud & Diablo Saws, Howard Oil Products, Corona Garden Tools.

Professional Knife Sharpener and Cutlery Store.

Sales & Sharpening

Buy new or reconditioned.  Trade in your old cutlery.  We will buy outright certain cutlery. Get any cutlery sharpened.  We can service to spec high end Japanese & German Cutlery, or grandma's old knife.  We are an authorized Freud-Diablo Saw Sharpening Center!

Pricing Shortlist:

  5 inch blade $4

  5-10 inch blade $8

Serrated Knives, no extra charge

Common Scissors $5

Hand Pruners $11

Pocket Knife $6



We love our customers, so feel free to call for an appointment.  We can do a few knives while you wait in the car.  A larger order, give us a few hours.  Garden tools & saw blades take more time.

Exact Blade Inc

813 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook IL 60062

(847) 920-7349 INFO@EXACTBLADE.COM Note: Dundee Rd NOW OPEN!

Hours (Covid-19; By phone appt only, curbside service)


By Appointment

Closed Sundays & Mondays

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