Hand Crafted Chef Knife with Sharpening Stone

Hand Crafted Cutlery

Always quality components and elements

Sharpening Services

We've got everything you need to care for your knife

Japanese Style Chef Knife Cutting Tuna

The Finest Foods

Are always prepared with the right elements

Japanese Style Chef Knife Peeling Cucumber Skin

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.

Sharpening Services

Element Knife Company specializes in wet grinding and hand sharpening using ceramic & diamond 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 — Next business day.

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



  • Double-Bevel (Edge) — $2 per inch
  • Ceramic Knives — $2 per inch
  • Single-Bevel (Edge) — $5 per inch
  • Pocket Knives — $4 per inch


  • 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

All About Knives

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

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Shoutout Colorado Article

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Our Hours

Tues & Wed - 12pm to 7pm
Thurs - Sat - 10am to 7pm
Sun - 11:30am to 4:30pm

Mondays - Closed

Our Location

Stanley Marketplace 2501 Dallas St Aurora, CO 80010