about me


Boston Globe- Metro West

November 16, 2014  thank you Cindy Cantrell


ON THE EDGE KNIFE SHARPENING was formed in 2008, when I decided to focus more on what makes me happy in life - working with my hands.   I specialize in hand sharpening kitchen knives (serrated and straight edge, as well as Japanese knives).  I also hand sharpen scissors, including dog grooming shears, utility scissors , garden tools, hunting knives, other  pet grooming tools - sheep shears and other edges.   I no longer do saws, axes or pocket knives.

My tools include a whet stone, ceramics and different types of polishing stones.

Special arrangements can be made to sharpen  onsite for small “groups” of people at your home. Call or email for details and rates ($200minimum for on site sharpening).   References available upon request.

We are located in apple country - Bolton, in Central, Massachusetts.

Come visit us at your local year round Farmers Market.  For our schedule please visit our calendar page.

"Patti Small is fast emerging as a drawing card on the growing circuit of farmers markets in Eastern Massachusetts."  - Boston Globe article

We were featured in the Boston Globe on Sept.29, 2011.

Thank you Michael Prager!

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We were interviewed on BDC (Boston Dot Com) radio in June-Thank you Henry Santoro and Julie Kramer!

I am humbled to be mentioned in the Winter 2014 issue of Edible Boston.  Thank You!  page 70-71