Knife and Tool Sharpening
Dave Boothby
403 Gilbert Ave
Oacoma, SD 57365

605-730-3569  call for appointment, please leave name and number.

    Knives, scissors, or other various tools just plain old sharpened.

    Bead/oxide blasting, grinding and polishing to refinish your blade.

    Powder coating
        Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied as a free-flowing, dry powder.

      The main difference between a conventional liquid paint and a powder coating is

     that the powder coating does not require a solvent to keep the binder

    and filler parts in a liquid suspension form.

Sharpening Process

It’s simply done on powered and non-powered equipment. But the key is that when the tool is sharpen on powered equipment, it is done at a slow speed using coolants so that way your blade is kept cool while grinding to prevent temper damage.  Final honing with Japanese water stone.


The sharpening process is constantly expanding by using various approaches to sharpening and re-crafting your tools to its ultimate sharpness.

Would you like to learn how to make knives but don't have thousands of dollars for belt grinders, milling machines and power hammers?  Learn how to make knives with techniques
from the days of old in this 2 hour DVD. 

To learn more about the art of blacksmithing, the number one selling book, "The Backyard Blacksmith" will showreaders how to make simple tools and useful items, such as nails, hinges, and handles, and also an interesting mix of artful projects, such letter openers, door knockers and botanical ornaments.