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7138 W Higgins Ave,
Chicago, IL 60656



Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
Closed Sunday


Frequently Asked Questions

Please read our FAQ before sending us a message.

Do I need an appointment to have my knives sharpened?

No. Come in anytime during regular business hours.

How long does it take?

A typical wait for customers is 15 to 20 minutes with 10 knives or less. We do sharpen on a first come first serve basis so that could prolong your wait time.

Do you have parking?

Yes. We have FREE customer parking behind our building.

Do you sharpen serrated knives?

Yes, Serrated knives can be sharpened several times before wearing out. At that point we re-serrate the knife.

Do you do hand sharpening?

Yes, If you prefer to have your knife 100% hand sharpened be prepared to leave your knife for a day or two. Turnaround time increases during the holidays. It’s a process and cannot be rushed. Prices start at $20.00 per knife and will increase if the knife is badly damaged or worn.

Do you sharpen electric blades?

Yes, we now sharpen clipper blades

Do you sharpen scissors?

Yes, Kitchen shears can be sharpened while you wait but other scissors such as Tailor Shears and Beauty Shears must be left.

Are you open to the public?

Most definitely.

How can I get information about your company?

Information about our company is available on the About Us page.

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About Us

If you are looking to work with a passionate and experienced knife sharpening business in Chicago, you’ve come to the right place. 

Gift Cards

No need to stress over the perfect gift. Give the gift that allows your special someone to add a new favorite gadget to their kitchen. Our gift cards are fit for a variety of occasions such as: birthdays, weddings, graduations.

I arrived shortly before closing and they still sharpened my knives to perfection. My only complaint about this place … I have never left without buying some new kitchen gadget that I’ve never seen before … but it’s worth every penny.

Northwestern Cutlery
7138 W Higgins Ave
Chicago, IL 60656

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