About Block knife Sharpener History
Patent Number D778705
Block is our last name, Our Knife sharpener history started off as a Part time family business by my Grandpa Paul Block Sr and my Dad Paul Block Jr. They Live in Capac Michigan. This is where they started their business together in the early 70’s. They were the Original designers and Manufacturers . They had sold lots of their knife sharpeners to Butcher shops and vegetable processing shop's, Gun and Knife shows, Car shows, Sport shows and Flea markets all over Michigan. Their original’s sharpeners sold on TV in Detroit area as the Easy knife Sharpener. Aka the Butcher Block sharpener and Slaughterhouse sharpener.
Paul Jr Block Teaching his Grandson. Justen Stimson. How to be a Pirate pitchmen like him. Imlay city Michigan state fair 2016
In 2004 Gram-pa Block pasted away. Me Paul Block his grandson and my wife Billie Jo Walker took Gram-pa's Block sharpeners to Florida one winter to make exert money on our vacation. (We stayed 18 years.) 2013 we re patent his sharpener buy adding a new look. We add a thumb grip with a softer over shot. Aka. (Anti-slip grip) In 2014 we got invited to be a special guest on the Cutlery knife show. Where we demonstrated our sharpeners and became the Pirates that stole the show. We became the Hottest selling knife sharpener on Cutlery Corner TV knife show every Friday night. You can learn more about Block's Knife sharpener history and our Patent Knife sharpeners on our original Block sharpener website. ( https://theblocksharpener.com/the-block-sharpener/about-us