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Westside Sharpening

Westside Sharpening Earns "Five Star" Reviews

Laurence Segal, a master craftsman of custom knives, also sharpens culinary knives, scissors, and some garden tools in Santa Monica, CA and surrounding communities - his service is called Westside Sharpening.

Laurence's customers rave about the excellent sharpening he does, his reasonable prices, and prompt service on Yelp® and other review sites.

The man knows his stuff and is very reasonable . . .

5.0 star rating - Yelp - Amazing! Brought in two knives that had been sharpened by other places, but they couldn't restore the original sharpness. Laurence did. My knives are like new and he did it while I waited. The man knows his stuff and is very reasonable. What a find. 1/11/2012, Gary L., Santa Monica, CA.

. . . Laurence did the best job of anyone . . .

5.0 star rating - Yelp - As someone who spends most of their life in the kitchen, I have a lot of expensive knives.  New to Santa Monica, I needed a new cutler to sharpen them.  I found Laurence here on Yelp, read all of these glowing reviews, and confidently brought him two of my high-end santoku knives, and about six vintage Case Bros. pocketknives (my own, plus five others that I was giving away as Christmas presents).  I have been to a lot of cutlers over the years, but Laurence did the best job of anyone so far.  I brought him dulled knives, and when I got them back they were Weapons of Mass Destruction.  As a true craftsman would, Laurence even polished up the nickel silver bolsters on the vintage Case pocketknives, so they looked new again.   His prices are in line with all of the other cutlers in the area, his service is fast and friendly, and your knives are treated with the utmost care.  As long as I live in West L.A., Laurence is my guy.  Bring your valuable steel to him with confidence. 1/27/2014, Max G, Santa Monica, CA.

“Drive By” Sharpening

The Westside's full service and insured man for sharpening and repair of most items that CUT!

Laurence will come by your home or place of business or you can drop your knives and tools to be sharpened off by his home, he calls it
Drive By Sharpening. Laurence is near 3rd St. and Montana in Santa Monica.

Pick Up and Delivery Sharpening

Pick up and delivery service is available for your knife, scissors, and tool sharpening orders in Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, and Brentwood.

Prompt Service

Contact Laurence either by phone at 310-395-3075 or by email, info@westsidesharpening.com. Laurence responds promptly and stands ready to give you excellent, professional knife, scissors, and tool sharpening service.

The owner does sharpen knives for a ton of local chefs . . .

5.0 star rating - Yelp - . . . I now get my chef's knife and paring knife sharpened at least once a year. If you have bought an expensive set of knives over the years like I have, a place to go to and have your set properly taken care of is huge. The owner does sharpen knives for a ton of local chefs. Solid. 1/27/2014, Mitchell I., Scottsdale, AZ.

Our old knives were sharpened to perfection - and he does it at very reasonable prices.

5.0 star rating - Yelp - . . . Our old knives were sharpened to perfection - I've sharpened knifes myself at home and no way could I have duplicated his result - and he does it at very reasonable prices. Would definitely return, and recommend this place to others. 5/29/2013, Heidi N., Santa Monica, CA.

Westside Sharpening for All Your Knives, Plus . . .

Laurence Segal, master knife maker, sharpens all culinary knives, including Japanese knives, scissors, and some garden tools.

Westside Sharpening’s Rates

Laurence says, “I sharpen knives, scissors, paper cutters, tweezers, chisels & some garden tools! I can sharpen serrated and ceramic knives as well.”

“My rates are simple.
Any German or American knife up to a 6 inch blade is $7.00. Any inch of steel after that is one more dollar.
So a 7" knife is $8.00; an 8" Knife is $9.00 etc. . ..

Japanese knives are $9.00 for the first 6" with a $1.50 a inch after that.
So a 8" Shun or Global is $12.00.

Scissors, From $6.00 to $20.00, for scissors from kitchen scissors to Japanese hair shears.

I can restore tweezers as well. $10.00 each.

I have a 100% happiness Guarantee!
If you're not happy, I'm not happy!”

Please call if you have questions (310) 395-3075.

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Mail Order Sharpening Available

Westside Sharpening happily accepts sharpening orders by mail, sharpens what you need sharpened professionally and promptly packages and returns the newly sharpened knives, etc.

The following address is a mailing address, NOT a physical address to which you can personally drop off knives.
Westside Sharpening
1223 Wilshire Blvd, Box 1540
Santa Monica, CA 90403-5400

Westside Sharpening Now Available to Serve You at the Malibu Farmers Market, Sundays 10 AM to 3 PM

Laurence Segal is at the Malibu Farmers Market every Sunday, ready to sharpen your knives and scissors. You may choose to watch him sharpen your knives to perfection or take yourself on a tour around the market to buy fresh produce and meat, hot prepared food, baked goods, and even candy and flowers for your sweetie. You’ll come back to precisely sharpened knives.

The Malibu Farmers Market is held every Sunday, year-round from 10 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon at the Malibu Library parking lot at 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265.
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Contact Laurence Segal

(310) 395-3075