top of page

Scissor, knife, clipper blade and garden tool sharpening in Hampton, Richmond upon Thames

Sharpening machine


Blade sharpening tool on workbench


We sharpen all hairdresser, barber, dog grooming, florist, tailor, dress making, and upholstery scissors, using best-in-class high tech equipment.

  • Hairdressing scissors (full convex) -  £20

  • Barber scissors - £18

  • Dog grooming scissors - £14

  • Dressmaking / tailoring / fabric scissors - £13

  • Kitchen / general purpose scissors - £7

Catra i100 sharpening system


Our knife sharpening service is perfect for home kitchens or private chefs. We use the latest and best-in-class sharpening systems for the sharpest results.

  • Small kitchen knives - £6

  • Medium kitchen/ chef knives - £7

  • Large kitchen/ chef knives - £8

  • Cleavers - £10

  • Hunting knives- £15

We charge extra for repairing chips and re-tipping

Clipper blade sharpening machine


We provide clipper blade sharpening for both dog groomers and horse groomers. We inspect, realign, sharpen, clean, oil, reset the tension and test your clipper blades. We use best-in-class equipment to sharpen your clipper blades.

Horse clipper blades

Dog clipper blades

1-2 blade(s)/set(s) - £8.50

3-5 blades/sets - £8

6+ blades/sets - £7.50

1-2 blade(s)/set(s) - £9

3-5 blades/sets - £8.50

6+  blades/sets - £8

Blade sharpening tools on workbench


We service all residential and commercial garden tools. Using the latest sharpening systems, we replicate the original angle and remove any nicks.

  • Rotary lawn mower single blade - £7 - £12

  • Cylinder lawnmower blades - £15 - £18

  • Shears - £8

  • Secateurs - £7

  • Axes - £8 - £15

  • Loppers - £8

Knife sharpening


Gary Barbe Blade Sharpener specialises in providing a professional, highly reliable scissor, knife, clipper blade and garden tool sharpening service to homeowners and business owners throughout South West London, including Hampton, Hampton Hill, Fulwell, Twickenham, St Margarets, Kew, Richmond, Sheen, Mortlake, Barnes, Strawberry Hill, Teddington, Hampton Wick, Kingston, New Malden, Tolworth, Chessington, Surbiton, Thames Ditton, and East Molesey, as well as West Molesey, Weston Green, Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Esher, Hersham, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Byfleet, Ottershaw, Addlestone, Thorpe, Chertsey, Staines, Egham, Shepperton, Feltham, Whitton, and Ashford.


After a career in advertising and exhibitions, including owning and launching the London Golf Show, the London Boat, Caravan & Camping Show and a wide range of wedding shows, Gary decided to leave working in the City behind to work from home and develop his hobby of sharpening. Completing numerous scissor and knife sharpening training courses - accredited by leading UK and USA authorities - Gary decided to launch Gary Barbe Blade Sharpener in order to service businesses and homes across South West London, Middlesex and Surrey.

Gary Barbe Blade Sharpener has evolved into a high-quality sharpening business, servicing hairdressers, barbers, dog groomers, dress and interior designers, numerous chefs and thousands of homes throughout the service area, as well as stables and equestrian centres from further afield. Gary and the team love what they do. There is a great atmosphere in the workshop, where clients are always greeted with a friendly face and where the utmost pride is taken when it comes to the work.

Gary Barbe


We are fully certified by the UK Sharpening School. All our sharpening is carried out in our professional workshop in Hampton, and we deliver a quality blade sharpening service to homes and businesses.


Hampton / Hampton Hill / Fulwell / Twickenham / St Margarets / Kew / Richmond / Sheen / Mortlake / Barnes / Strawberry Hill / Teddington / Hampton Wick / Kingston / New Malden / Tolworth / Chessington / Surbiton / Thames Ditton / East Molesey / West Molesey / Weston Green / Hinchley Wood / Claygate / Esher / Hersham / Walton-on-Thames / Weybridge / Byfleet / Ottershaw / Addlestone / Thorpe / Chertsey / Staines / Egham / Shepperton / Feltham / Whitton / Ashford

A postal service is available which enables anyone in the UK to send and receive their items to our address.

Fabric scissors and thread

Business hours
Drop off and collection by appointment only

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday: Closed

Our mission is to sharpen your blades whilst removing the least amount of metal. Book an appointment now by calling 07908 653364

bottom of page