Hundreds of chefs have trusted us with their knives, you can too. Our professional cutlers will make them better than new.


Purchasing sharpening services here online has many advantages for both mail-in and walk-in customers:


- Reserves your spot in our queue for 24 hours, increasing your chances of completing your job while you hang out at Union Market.


- Skip the return trip! Large orders over $100 qualify for free return shipping via USPS Priority Signature Confirmation


- If you live outside of DC, knife sharpening is tax-free!



Drop your knives off at our shop inside Union Market (, where turnaround time is often as little as one hour depending on the queue. No appointments necessary. Drop-off services are also available at Annie's Ace Hardware (





  5 inch blade or shorter  $11.75

  5-9 inch blade              $15.75 

  9 inch or longer            $18.75

  Scissors                         $20

  Folding/Field Knives        $20-$40

  Garden Tools                  $20-$40

  Blade Repair/Thinning     $5-$60 

  Deba/Yanagi/Usuba         $30+



Tuesday-Friday 11 am to 7 pm

Saturday-Sunday 10 am to 7 pm



Don’t live in the area? Mail your items to us. Return postage will be added to your final bill:


District Cutlery at Union Market

1309 5th Street NE

Washington DC 20002