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From: smith972
Date: 12-20-2004, 03:00 PM (1 of 6)
Does anyone know how to sharpen your sissors at home...i have no idea when joanns or hancocks will be offering this service again

User: smith972
Member since: 09-10-2004
Total posts: 241
From: Pudge99
Date: 12-20-2004, 03:05 PM (2 of 6)
Fiskers makes a scissor sharpener. Not sure where you can get it. I think I got mine at an office store. It is a small little thing, I think it was fairly inexpensive too. Too bad I can't find mine.
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User: Pudge99
Member since: 10-30-2001
Total posts: 1375
From: smith972
Date: 12-20-2004, 03:13 PM (3 of 6)
Thanks as soon as i went to the website i realized i have one of those some place and looked around and found it

Thanks again

User: smith972
Member since: 09-10-2004
Total posts: 241
From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 12-20-2004, 06:02 PM (4 of 6)
There is a word of caution needed here.. IF -- and only --if you are left handed and have left handed scissors, DO NOT use that Fiskars sharpener on them.. I bought one and when I opened the package and started reading the instructions and everything, there it was ,,, "Do not use on left handed scissors". It says it will ruin them.. So-- I gave that sharpener to DIL.. :bg: :bg:
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User: LeapFrog Libby
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From: foreversewing
Date: 12-21-2004, 05:28 PM (5 of 6)
Or you can be safe and go to if (spelled correctly) Get them address and send your scissors to them. get them sharpen correctly. You spent a good amount of money on your scissors, let Fiskers take care of them for you. They will take them apart and really do a great job. It will take about a week to get them back. You will be very pleased.
User: foreversewing
Member since: 11-28-2004
Total posts: 3
From: smith972
Date: 12-21-2004, 06:28 PM (6 of 6)
Right now i cant part with them (with all the xmas sewing i have to do) but after the first of the year i am going to buy another pair and send these ones off to get done right
cuz even after i used that sharper they are still not sharp...they wont cut thru more than two layers of fabric right now......

User: smith972
Member since: 09-10-2004
Total posts: 241
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