The American Sharpening Institute offers a scissors and shears sharpening program for those who are interested in sharpening scissors and shears.
All of the suggested options would be able to sharpen Beauty, Grooming, and Industrial scissors and shears. To sharpen the Convex Edge scissors and shears used in the Beauty Industry would require either the Hira-To System or the Ookami Gold System with the Convexing Clamp.
|Suggestions||Scissors/Shear Sharpening System||Training Required||Total Cost|
|Option 1||Hira-To System
The ultimate machine for convex edge shears.
Will produce a factory finish convex edge with the least amount of work.
|1 day @ $||$
|Option 2||Ookami Gold Sharpening System
Will produce quality results on bevel edge and convex edge scissors.
Requires additional clamp for convex edge @ $
|2 days @ $||$
with equip & clamp
|Option 3||Professional Twice As Sharp System
Sharpens bevel edge fabric, industrial and grooming shears quickly and easily.
|1 day @ $||$
|Hira-To® Sharpening System||The Hira-To® is a single head flat hone with a patented fixture and arm assembly. Specially designed for sharpening convex edge shears used in the Beauty Industry. It does the best job cosmetically.||$|
|Ookami Gold Sharpening System||The Ookami Gold comes with grinding wheels that will sharpen both bevel edge and convex edge (requires additional clamp @ $) scissors and shears.||$|
|Twice As Sharp Sharpening System||Sharpens bevel edge fabric, industrial and
grooming shears quickly and easily.
Comes with video and manual.
All prices subject to change without notice.