Hand Crafted Chef Knife with Sharpening Stone

HAND CRAFTED CUTLERY

Always quality components and elements

KNIFE SHARPENING CLASS

Spend an hour with Chef Wenzel and learn how to care for your knife.

Japanese Style Chef Knife Cutting Tuna

THE FINEST FOODS

Are always prepared with the right elements

THE BRUSH DOES NOT MAKE THE ARTIST...

But the brush helps

We're delighted you found us!

Welcome to Element Knife Company, established by Chef Elan Wenzel in 2010. Between his formal training in Japan and culinary background, we bring you over 20 years of experience working with Japanese cutlery. Chef Wenzel has spent his career ‘honing’ in on top quality products, curating wares for home chefs and professionals. As a chef driven Company, we believe it’s important that the quality of your tools and manner in which they are cared for match the depth of your enthusiasm.

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Sharpening Services

Element Knife Company specializes in wet grinding and hand sharpening using ceramic water stones. These techniques provide the sharpest edges. Knives can be dropped off at the shop during business hours. We operate on a first come first serve basis. Turnaround times will vary depending on volume of the queue. We will contact you once your order is completed and ready for pickup at your convenience.

 

CURRENT TURNAROUND TIME — Same to next day.

Please leave your knife blocks at home - wrap knives in a towel/newspaper/bubble wrap. Thank you!

 

SHARPENING RATES

  • Double-Bevel / Edge — $2 per inch
  • Ceramic Knives — $2 per inch
  • Single-Bevel / Edge — $5 per inch
  • Pocket Knives — $3 per inch

REPAIR RATES

  • Bolster Grinding — $5 to $30
  • Profiling & New Edge — $5 to $50
  • Tips & Chips — $5 to $50
  • *Dirty Knives — $8 cleaning fee per knife

*CURRENTLY, we are NOT sharpening the following:

  • Serrated Knives
  • Scissors & Shears
  • Straight Razors
  • Camp Knives
  • Hatchets & Machetes
  • Lawn Mower blades & Garden Tools
These 7 Best Paring Knives — Get Straight to the Point

These 7 Best Paring Knives — Get Straight to the Point

While chefs knives perform their best when used on a cutting board, “paring knives are intended to be used in your hands,” explains Elan Wenzel, founder and owner of Colorado’s Element Knife Company. 
Shoutout Colorado Article

Shoutout Colorado Article

We are honored to have been interviewed again by Shoutout Colorado, on the heels of opening our new retail space inside Stanley Marketpalce! Click here to read the article and... Read More
Why Crazy-Sharp Japanese Knives Make Great Gifts

Why Crazy-Sharp Japanese Knives Make Great Gifts

We had a blast talking with writer Scott Mowbray of Denver’s 5280 Magazine. Click here to read the article... We’ll look forward to seeing you in our shop inside Stanley... Read More

OUR FAMILY

INTRODUCTIONS

Meet Chef Elan Wenzel and learn more about Element Knife Company

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ALL ABOUT KNIVES

Everything you need to know about the form, function, and care of your knife.

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CURRENT EVENTS

Check out our blog to find out more about our latest collaborations and pop-up events.

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VISIT OUR SHOP

Our Hours

Mon - Fri, 10am - 9pm
Saturday, 11am - 9pm
Sunday, 11am - 5pm

Inside Stanley Marketplace

2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010