Patent Number D778705
Block is our Family name, Our Knife sharpener history started off as a Part time small business by my Grandpa Paul Block Sir and my Dad Paul Block Jr. from Capac Michigan in the early 70’s. They had sold lots of knife sharpeners to local Butcher shops and vegetable processing planets. In the 80'd they started demonstrating their sharpeners in Gun and Knife shows, Car shows, Sport shows and loco Flea markets in Michigan. Original’s sharpeners sold in Michigan as the Easy knife Sharpener. Aka. Butcher Block sharpeners.
Paul Jr. Block Teaching his Grandson. Justin Stinson. How to pitch his sharpener. At the Imlay city Michigan Woods and waters sport show 2016
In 2004 couple years after my grandpa pasted away. I Paul-R- Block with my wife Billie Jo Walker took Gram-pa's Block's sharpeners to Florida to make exert money, while my wife visits her family. (We end up staying over 19 years.) 2013 we re-done our original sharpeners design buy adding a new look. We add a thumb grip with a new softer over shot. Aka. (Non -slip grip) This made our sharpener much safer to use and much easer to grip. 2014 we got our big brake, new patent got approved and We got invited to be special guest on the Cutlery knife show. I demonstrated our Knife sharpeners and became the Hottest selling knife sharpener on Cutlery Corner TV knife show. You can learn more about Block's Knife sharpener history
I ordered a Block Knife Sharpener about 3 days ago and I have not been more impressed or satisified with a purchase in a long time. I have owned and used many high profile sharpening systems such as Lansky, KME, Wicked Edge, Ken Onion (electrical), Spyderco guided rails, a ton of pull throughs such as the Blade Medic by Lansky and of course Traditional whetstones and strops. This is AMAZING at creating WICKED burrs that in turn make SCARY SHARP APEXES which results in… SCARY SHARP BLADES! The fact it conforms to the angle of your blade is just icing on the cake… Way to go Paul Block. It tears me up when you sharpen someones knife and they just walk on, those heartless heathens… Or when you ask for someone, ANYONE to hand them a knife to sharpen and no one answers. If I were there I would volunteer my EDC blade. I carry some of the finest blades you can buy, at least within my budget. I have used your sharpener to put a combat worthy edge on my Benchmade Infidel 3300BK (EDC), Microtech Combat Troodon and my combat blade when I know something is going down or i’m expecting tangos’ Gerber Mark II. I trusted all three of them with this puppy. Keep up the good work sir! -Mike from Texas