by mary51 16d ago

I do not know if this is the right place. how do you sharpen your duckbill scissors?

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by powagrl 15d ago

If you have Gingher duckbill scissors, you can send them to them for sharpening. They do not sharpen other brands, however.
https://gingher.com/

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mary51 by mary51 15d ago

Thank you I do.

mary51 by mary51 13d ago

It is not worth the trouble. between shipping and labor is more than a new pair of scissors

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by jenne 15d ago

I have a Hubby that can do this for me. He keeps the knives and my scissors sharp

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by mrskiki 15d ago

I was told by the last sharpening person that he could not do embroidery (curved) scissors but have not asked about duckbills. I think sharpening is a dying art. Hugs. Nan

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by marianb 15d ago

I take all my important scissors to (my fabric store) Spotlight they have a fellow that comes in once a month to sharpen any that are left for him.

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by shirley124 16d ago

I have ordered a thingy from Echidna here in Australia for sharpening your scissors. I don't know about the duck bill ones though. I will practice on some old scissors first. Order should arrive in the next few days. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 15d ago

I hope your sharpener works better than mine did....

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by jrob Moderator 16d ago

My dealer (Pre-Covid) had a fellow come out and we customers, made an appointment to bring in our scissors to have sharpened. I don't know what I'll do for awhile now. I do have a "whit" stone, so I may have a go at it myself?

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by dailylaundry 16d ago

Hope you get a better answer than mine, Mary - but, I usually cut into aluminum fold over and over. It helps - not sure if it is the best way thought! Stay safe! Laura

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 16d ago

That makes sense.

mary51 by mary51 16d ago

I did that but it did not work.

toogie by toogie 15d ago

I wonder if this would help pinking shears. At this point, nothing could hurt......

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