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Sharpening & Repair

The Forever Guarantee provides free sharpening or repair whenever you need it.

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Holiday Deadlines

Product will need to be received here by:

November 3
to receive back for Thanksgiving.
December 2
to receive back for Christmas.
  • 1Request serviceComplete the form telling us what you'll be sending. It can be anything Cutco made.
  • 2Package & ship
    to Cutco
    Follow the instructions on how to package your knives.
  • 3Get everything back like new Within 2-3 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does sharpening cost?

Sharpening your knives is free. If you choose to send your knives for factory sharpening, there is a return shipping fee to ship items back to you.

Quantity of items sent Return shipping fee
1–3 products $7
4+ products $10

How long does sharpening or repair take?

Once we receive your knives in Olean, NY, we’ll sharpen the blades, polish the handles, and get your knives back to you within two to three weeks.

Where do I send my product?

Request service and ship to the address provided.

If in the US, please ship to:

Cutco Cutlery
322 Houghton Avenue
Olean, NY 14760


If you live outside the United States, please contact us for more information. Please provide your location and the items you would like serviced.

How do I package my knives to return?

For the safety of everyone who will handle your shipment, please package your knives carefully.

  • Avoid using tape directly on the blades and handles.
  • Cover the entire blade with cardboard. Cardboard from cereal boxes works well.
  • Do not use padded envelopes.
  • Place them in a cardboard box with extra packing material to keep them secure during shipping.

Packaging your product

Can my vintage products be sharpened or repaired?

If you have vintage products, in most cases we can still service them. If we can't, we'll replace them. You can choose to have the original items returned to you when you request service.

Before and AfterView Jana Dalton's Story

My name is Jana Dalton and I live on a farm near Dayton, Ohio. We purchased the farm in 2000 and have made many improvements, one of which was cleaning up an area down by the woods that we affectionately now refer to as the Fairy Patch. It was an area that in the pre-recycle era, was basically a scrap heap. We were clearing and reclaiming the area with a backhoe and stopped to take a break. I kicked around a few misc. items thinking I may find treasure and something caught my eye in a freshly upturned patch of dirt. I saw the outline of a very large knife and at closer look, recognized the shape of the handle. I thought there was no way it could be, but I picked it up and it had the unmistakable trademark Cutco handle.

Before and After

It was covered in dirt and goo and still doubting my find, I took back to the house and cleaned it up with some olive oil and steel wool so I could see the engraving on the blade. Sure enough, it was a Cutco. We have had Cutco for years and were already impressed by the quality of the product, but this was over the top. That knife was buried a minimum of ten years and I can't imagine whoever lost it was pleased about it. Needing a good sharpening I decided to go ahead and send in a few other Cutco knives that needed repair and sharpening. Your staff sharpened and polished the knives as well as repaired the tip of my paring knife (which of course I used for something I shouldn't have). The old knife looks great now, the only visible sign is some slight pitting on the rivots in the handle. I tell the story to anyone I know that has Cutco and none of them seemed surprised, but all are happy for me and my treasure find.

Jana N. Dalton
PGA Professional
Kittyhawk Golf Center

How often should I send my knives to be sharpened?

With proper use and care, the edge on your straight-edge and Double-D®-edge knives should last years. When you notice they aren't performing as you expect, send them for free sharpening and we'll get them like new.

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Repair Service

Under the Forever Guarantee when a product needs repaired, we'll do everything we can to make it right, or replace it.

American Made. American Proud.

“Made in America” is more than where we manufacture our knives. It’s a deep-rooted commitment to providing American jobs that support families, quality American products and exceptional American service.

When other companies chose to outsource operations overseas, Cutco dug in its heels and made a promise to stay for the long haul. We've been here since 1949 and have no plans to leave.

American pride

American worker.

Everything leaves the Cutco factory meeting Cutco’s quality standards. Skilled workers perform checks throughout the manufacturing process to assure every knife meets stringent requirements. It’s that attention to detail that makes Cutco special.

American satisfaction

American worker.

Every Cutco product is backed by The Forever Guarantee which ensures we're there when you need us. We’ll sharpen and repair your Cutco knives, for free, forever.

When you need help, our highly trained customer service team provides exceptional service. They’re just a phone call, email, live chat or social media message away.

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The Forever Guarantee

This is Cutco’s unwavering promise and
it is at the heart of everything we do.

Cutco is for generations

Cutco is Family.

Since 1949, Cutco has been manufacturing high-quality cutlery in Olean, N.Y. In that time, over 16 million people have welcomed Cutco into their homes.

If at any time you are not satisfied with the performance of your Cutco product we’ll make it right. Whether you made the initial purchase or you received Cutco as a gift, it’s our guarantee that your Cutco products will perform like new. Forever.

Cutco is built to last

The high-quality materials and unique production processes combine to create products that are built to last.

Cutco stands behind every item that leaves our factory. With over 65 years of expert craftsmanship, Cutco makes knives and kitchen products you can depend on. Forever.

What Cutco will do for you

When you send your well-loved Cutco products in for sharpening or repair they will be cared for as if they were our own. Your products go through a detailed multi-step process and are returned to you like new. There’s no receipt or registration required.

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