Knife Sharpening


I am now operating out of my home. You may bring your knives, wrapped in newspaper or a towel (to keep them safe) to my back patio and drop them off. My address is 241 Windover Grove Dr. Memphis, TN 38111. I’m on the northwest corner (?) of a circular drive, accessed ONLY from the west side of Highland, just south of Poplar. There is a north entrance and a south entrance, both are between brick columns with a WINDOVER GROVE plaque between 2 crepe myrtles.

241 Windover Grove Dr.

Pull in to the end of the driveway and go into the patio on the left. There is a silver receptacle (trash can) marked One Sharp Dude. Leave your knives there and call me at 901-258-8211. I usually turn them around in 24-48 hours, then call you when they’re ready.


All work is done initially on the TruHone machine which uses rotating honing stones for an equal bevel on both sides of the knife through the length of the blade. Knives are then polished to a fine edge using an old-fashioned leather barber strop.

Suggested donation is $6/knife and $10/scissors. If you would like to make a donation, please have cash or make check out to Steve Collins. Don’t leave any money until your tools have been sharpened. Thanks.


  • Reply June 7, 2015


    Do u sharpen garden shears

    • Reply June 7, 2015


      Yes, manual garden shears. No electric. $10 suggested donation. Thanks.

    • Reply August 8, 2016


      Yes, I do. $10 if the shear has 2 blades on it; $7.50 if it has one.

  • Reply August 20, 2015

    Rana Price

    Can I make some sort of appointment, drop off 9 kitchen knives (3 chef and 6 steak), and one sheers, and pick them up later that day? Its 2hrs to Memphis, I could run and do some shopping while you sharpen.

    • Reply October 14, 2015


      Sorry I’m just now getting this comment. Call me at 901-314-5786 and we can schedule something. Thanks.

  • Reply March 5, 2016


    Can you sharpen an axe?

    • Reply March 6, 2016


      I can and I do and I will.

  • Reply March 11, 2016


    Do you shared katana?

  • Reply August 8, 2016


    Do you sharpen rotary mower blades?

    • Reply August 8, 2016


      I do not. You might want to try Hubbards Hardware or Colonial Hardware.

  • Reply September 18, 2016


    Do you sharpen circular pizza cutting tools?

  • Reply September 22, 2016


    Do you sharpen table saw blades?

    • Reply September 22, 2016


      Sorry, but I do not, and I don’t know of anybody that does in this area. Good luck.

  • Reply February 6, 2017


    I know you stated scissors and wanted to verify you do sewing scissors. (Brand is Gingher)

  • Reply February 23, 2017


    Do you sharpen hair clipper blades?

    • Reply March 18, 2017


      Contact Bert Suggs at 901-259-7449. He sharpens clipper blades.

  • Reply March 11, 2017

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  • Reply March 18, 2017


    Hello! Do you do pocket knives? And do you do blades with serrations?

    • Reply March 18, 2017


      Yes and no. I sharpen pocket knives, but cannot do serrated knives.

  • Reply June 28, 2017


    Do you sharpen Chain saw chains or lawn mower blades?

    • Reply June 28, 2017


      Sorry, but no. You might want to check with Hubbard Hardware or Colonial Hardware.

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