Who we Are

Rathkamp Tool is a tool and instrument sharpening service in Bellingham, WA.
Drop-offs are accepted at Euro Tailor, 1031 N. State St. Ste. 102. Please arrange further details with us.
We return the sharpened tools to Euro Tailor for pickup.
Mark the deliveryman has retired; we can no longer offer free pickup and delivery except to our existing professional customers. Thanks for understanding-

Items returned are guaranteed to cut with greater ease than they did new.

- Drop-Off Hours -

Mon-Fri Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

What we Sharpen


Double-bevel, Single-bevel, Serrated
Knives are sharpened on waterstones. Re-grind, modification, and repair also available.
We can sharpen folding, craft, and hunting knives as well.


Small Shear, Lopper, Bypass Pruner
Shears will be disassembled, cleaned, lubricated, and re-assembled with threadlock unless otherwise requested.


Tweezer, Soft Material Hole Punch, Hammer Dressing
Hole punches ground concentrically for clean cuts.


Hair, Fabric, Craft, Kitchen
We are fully aware of the complexity of sharpening scissors, and work meticulously to grind, sharpen, and adjust them appropriately for their application.


Chisel, Aviation Snip, Auger, Drawknife, Plane, Gouge, Cold Chisel


For the professional who depends on their tools
When your instruments must perform without compromise, consider Rathkamp Tool.


Typical for Knives: $1.70 per inch of blade

Don’t hesitate to email a photo of tools to be sharpened if you would like a cost estimate

Included with returned knives is the invoice and a prepaid self-addressed envelope for payment.

The average cost per knife is $10 in a set of kitchen knives. Scissors average $14. We care greatly about our customers and do our best to avoid surprises. Precision instruments are charged based on labor and materials.


Rathkamp Tool personally seeks continuous improvement in skill, knowledge, and workmanship. With our work so close to heart, mutual trust is essential:

We guarantee all items returned will cut with greater ease than they did new. If they do not, you don’t have to pay.

Occasionally a tool will be too damaged to economically restore to original function; this is resolved on a case-by-case basis.


Drop-offs are accepted at Euro Tailor, 1031 N. State St. Suite Nº 102. Please arrange further details with us Knives will be returned to Euro Tailor for convenient pickup. Most jobs are completed in 24-48 hours, and we will contact you when they are finished.

Mark the delivery man has retired. We can still do delivery in Downtown Bellingham and for our existing professional customers.