Knife Sharpening Terms of Service

In using our sharpening services, you, the customer, agree that you have read the safety warnings and requirements contained in these Terms of Service.

Customer agrees that they are requesting and authorizing Prairie Kitchen Store to increase the sharpness of all metal knives dropped off at the Prairie Kitchen Store for sharpening. Customer authorizes Prairie Kitchen Store to physically change the edge of their blades to increase sharpness and working effectiveness of the blades.

Customer agrees to exercise care in packaging up their knives for drop off to Prairie Kitchen Store for sharpening, and to exercise extreme caution in opening packaging containing knives or other implements sharpened by Prairie Kitchen Store to customer, including using extreme caution in removing the items from packaging, unwrapping same, cleaning and testing the blades’ sharpness.

Customer represents and warrants that they have had experience using and handling the knives or other implements they dropped off at the Prairie Kitchen Store for sharpening, including using the blades for cutting or chopping, handling the knives or opening and closing them where applicable. Given their past usage experience, customer agrees to exercise reasonable caution in using and handling the knives or other implements sharpened by Prairie Kitchen Store.

It is expressly understood and agreed that use of our services or inability to use our services is at customers sole risk. The services and all finished products delivered by us to you are delivered “as is” and “as available” for their intended use, unless otherwise designated, and are delivered without any representation, warranty, or condition of any kind, either express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular use or purpose, or durability. 

You, the customer, agree that neither Prairie Kitchen Store, its owners, employees, or agents, shall be liable for any injury, loss, or claim arising from the use or handling of knives or other utensil edges sharpened and returned by us to you, the customer. You expressly agree to assume full responsibility for informing third parties of the danger posed by the extreme sharpness of knives that we have serviced on your behalf and the need to exercise caution in handling and using the knives or other implements, which may easily cause injury if not handled with care.

In no event will Prairie Kitchen Store, its owners, employees, or agents, be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages arising from your use of Prairie Kitchen Store’s services, whether based on legal theories of contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, or arising from the handling or use of the knives sharpened by us, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of our services or the sharpened knives provided by us to you.

Customer acknowledges that the service provided by Prairie Kitchen Store, sharpening knives, is inherently dangerous, and applying force onto the back of a sharpened blade, or contact with skin may result in injury and Customer agrees to take every possible precaution to (1) always keep sharpened blades away from fingers and body and (2) to handle sharpened knives and other sharpened utensils with care and (3) to keep all sharpened blades out of the reach of children.