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Shedd Aquarium

Edge of Normal Workshop

301 W Beaufort St, Normal, IL 61761

Specialty Stores

As a family owned and operated shop, we are constantly learning and expanding our skills. Our goal is to provide the highest quality work in everything we do.

Full time bladesmith, and shop manager, Taylor Mathews, brings half a decade of running a kitchen to daily operations. Professionally trained as a chef, he specializes in knives, both crafting original blades and sharpening customers knives. The guy that started it all. With 30+ years of picking up new skills, Bill Mathews, was the one that started the sharpening business. He crafts many of the wood products we offer, runs our laser, and is extremely well versed in Hair Shear and Clipper Blade sharpening.

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