Categories for Blade Sharpening

Can My Serrated Knives Be Sharpened?

September 14, 2019

Serrated knives seem to stay sharp forever—which is part of their appeal. In fact, they can go years without needing to be sharpened, thanks to their pointy teeth: the teeth do most of the work, which reduces the friction on the blade. Basically, the teeth rip into hard surfaces, which keeps the finer scooped portion of the blade protected. This enables serrated knives to stay sharp so long, unlike chef’s knives and other smooth blades. On the other hand, this makes them more difficult and/or time-consuming to sharpen. It can be done, though—it just requires special equipment. You’ll know it’s... View Article

How Often Should You Sharpen Your Knife Blades?

August 31, 2019

A freshly sharpened knife isn’t just a pleasure to use—it’s also safer. The less force you need to use to cut something, the less likely you’ll slip and injure yourself. Unless you’re a dedicated cook or chef, though, a knife-sharpening schedule probably isn’t on your to-do list next to “pick up the kids from school” and “pay the electricity bill.” It’s not as pressing as taking out the trash, maybe, but having your knives regularly sharpened will make your cooking process easier. When you take your knives to a professional for blade sharpening in San Diego, CA, you won’t even... View Article

Types of Surgical Blades You’ll Find on the Market

July 16, 2019

If you’re looking to outfit your hospital or surgical center with brand-new surgical blades, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available on the market. There are a number of different shapes and sizes of surgical blades, some of which are designed for specific surgical purposes and others of which are designed for more general use. At Larson Sharpening, Inc., our team specializes in surgical instrument sharpening in San Diego, CA and has a good understanding of the various types of surgical instruments and their purposes. Here’s a brief overview of some of the most common... View Article

How to Know When It’s Time to Use a Horse Clipper Blade Sharpener in San Diego, CA

June 14, 2019

Are your horse clippers delivering optimal performance? Is it time to use a horse clipper blade sharpener in San Diego, CA? For some, it can be difficult to determine the right time to sharpen horse clippers. Fortunately, you can watch for certain red flags that will let you know this task is needed. Look for the following signs that it’s time to use a horse clipper blade sharpener in San Diego, CA and other signs that indicate different issues. Tugging As you use your horse clippers, do they seem to get caught on the horse’s coat? Are they pulling or... View Article

How to Maintain Clipper Blades and Avoid Clipper Blade Repair in San Diego, CA

May 15, 2019

Proper maintenance of clipper blades is essential for quality results. Whether you’re using Andis Clippers in San Diego, CA or any other brand, you must perform regular maintenance to avoid clipper blade repair in San Diego, CA. Fortunately, this process is fairly simple and isn’t very time consuming. With a few quick steps each time you use your blade, you can keep it in top condition and extend the lifespan of the equipment. Use the following tips to maintain your Andis Clippers in San Diego, CA. Clean: How often do you clean your clipper blades? The truth is, this task... View Article

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