Home Improvement & Maintenance : Instructions for Sharpening Scissors

Scissors can be sharpened at home with the simple use of a sharpening stone, a little bit of rubbing alcohol and a soft cloth. Find out how to use steel wool to hone the edges of a pair of scissors with help from a home remodeling specialist in this free video on sharpening scissors.

Expert: William Perkinson
Bio: William Perkinson is a partner with Perkinson Building Corporation, based in Birmingham, Ala.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown

Series Description: In order to sharpen a knife with sandpaper, the first step is to clean the knife, and different grades of sandpaper can be used to hone the blade to a very fine point. Find out how to avoid damaging a knife blade when it’s being sharpened with help from a home remodeling specialist in this free video series on home improvement and maintenance.