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Best Scissor Sharpener

No one thinks much about the sharpness of their scissors. Usually, you don't even notice until you find yourself opening and closing them compulsively to cut something that should be easy. My friends, your scissors have lost their mojo. When this happens, it's more economical to simply invest in a scissor sharpener than to keep buying scissors every time they stop cutting properly. I have chosen five of the best on the market. They are affordable, easy to use and durable. Check out these picks and stop tossing and start sharpening your worn out scissors.

AccuSharp ShearSharp Scissor Sharpener

The ShearSharp Scissor Sharpener is the absolute easiest sharpener you can get. This one got my top pick because it has a large ergonomic handle, making it safe and sturdy to use. It also has a full length finger guard that protects your finger while in use. There is no need to have a drawer full of dull scissors. Simply glide it along the edge of your scissors and that's it. Your scissors will be good as new. It is guaranteed to never rust and it dishwasher safe.

Gingher Knife Edge Scissors Sharpening Stone

Gingher is a well known brand for superior quality scissors. The Gingher Knife Edge Scissors Sharpening Stone is the perfect tool for sharpening any brand of scissors. This scissor sharpener is guaranteed to keep your blades sharp. To sharpen, simply run the sharpener along the blade edge of the scissors. This compact sharpener is the perfect size to take with you or store out of reach for safety. You will appreciate the sharpness and precision of your scissor blade after using this sharpener.

Smith's 50185 Jiffy-Pro Handheld Sharpener

With all hand held tools, it is important that they are comfortable and prove a good grip. I like the construction of the JIFFY-Pro Handheld Sharpener. The scissor sharpening mechanism is in the handle. The sharpener is designed for you to be able to attach it to your belt or strap. It has a soft grip handle to wrap your hand around that holds it steady during the sharpening process. The premium abrasives made into the sharpener provide a lasting edge. This sharpener is ideal for field or home use.

Smith's 2001 Knife & Scissor Sharpener

It can be very frustrating to have a pair of scissors that aren't working. The Smith's Knife & Scissor Sharpener is a great option. As a scissor sharpener, it is superior. It has a unique patented and designed "Floating" round ceramic rod. This amazing feature conforms perfectly to the exact edge of your scissors every time. Simply glide the them along the edge two or three times and that's it. It works well for right or left handed scissors. This easy to use, hand held sharpener is a wonderful way to keep your scissors in tip top shape.

Edgeware 50217 Diamond Pro Pull-Thru Knife and Scissor Sharpener

This pull through designed knife sharpener work like a champ. The Diamond Pro 2 Stage Knife and Scissor Sharpener is built with fine and coarse sharpening sluts. The soft touch handle is comfortable during use. I like this virtually hands free experience. It's simple to use and works for left and right hand scissors. To use the sharpener, slowly slide the edge of the scissors through the ceramic rods. The sharpener is also made with a Bon-slip bottom that provides stability when sharpening. This is a durable and long lasting sharpening that will keep your scissors in perfect working order.

Chef CJ
I am a chef and lifelong foodie committed to finding the best ways to enjoy cooking at home! I have been a professional chef for 17 years, I am a big tech nerd when it comes to kitchen appliances. I am always looking for a gadget that has purpose and can save time in the kitchen. I am currently a private chef with a diverse set of clients. My clients expect high end quality even though I am often cooking from their homes. This is why I love my kitchen tools of the trade.

I am also trained in both wine tasting, pairing and I had a stint as a professional, private sommelier. My experience with food, wine and professional kitchen appliances/tools are what makes me an expert in many areas of the culinary industry.

I have a huge repertoire of necessary gadgets and machines that make my life easier. I am always searching for the next best kitchen star tool!I am also trained in both wine tasting, pairing and I had a stint as a professional, private sommelier. My experience with food, wine and professional kitchen appliances/tools are what makes me an expert in the broad culinary industry.

I have a huge repertoire of necessary gadgets and machines that make my life easier. I am always searching for the next best kitchen star tool!
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