Factory Maintenance, Sharpening, and Service Locations
Japanese Factory Scissor Maintenance
Scissor maintenance at Mizutani Scissors goes far beyond sharpening. As your source as the direct connection to our main factory in Chiba, Japan. The following are the common items under the Japanese Factory Scissor Maintenance program
- Scissor alignment
- Bumper replacement
- Repair of chip or cracked metal
- Reworking, or the reforging of metal
The turnaround time for maintenance at our headquarters is 6-8 weeks. The cost for factory maintenance for any and all services is a flat rate of $70.00.
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Other accepted methods of payment incude:
- Venmo: @mizutani
- Check made payable to: Motik Inc
For service in Japan, send your Mizutani Scissors to us at:Mizutani USA / Motik Inc.
1450 Sutter Street #428
San Francisco, CA 94109 (Only ship your scissors to this address if you would like for them to be serviced in Japan. See below for “Certified” and “Authorized” sharpening options)*Please note: “Factory Scissor Maintenance” can only be performed on Mizutani Scissors. Our factory does not work with outside brands (scissors that are not made at our headquarters). How to wrap your scissors Have questions about this service? Text or call 415.361.1114
North American Support Team
Each pair of Mizutani Scissors has a specific blade angle and finishing steps as intended by its designers. With a turn around time of 7-10 business days and having been trained at our factory in Japan, a “Certified” sharpener may be your best bet. Certified sharpeners can help you maintain the top performance level of your tool and product’s longevity.
Bart is officially certified by Mizutani Scissors Japan. In 2018, he trained at the Mizutani Scissors Factory in Tokyo, Japan. Under the supervision of Hirokazu Mizutani (CEO) and Shibata-San (Factory Manager), Bart learned the factory methods and techniques of freehand sharpening. Very few sharpeners in the US can perform freehand sharpening without the use of a mechanical jig. He is committed to ensuring longevity of your investment with proper sharpening technique as intended by the Mizutani Scissors Factory. He is easily reached via phone or email and is eager to answer your questions regarding shears.
Please visit www.mizutanisharpening.com to get service from Bart.
Have questions for Bart? Contact him by email at [email protected]
An “Authorized Sharpener” for Mizutani Scissors is a sharpener with a history of working with various hair designing shears. An Authorized Sharpener is a trusted sharpener, but not yet certified by our factory in Japan.
Daniel Zabaljac is an Authorized Mizutani sharpener and distributor who has been sharpening shears since 2008. Daniel has a degree in Mechanical Engineer in Sarajevo, with specialized training as a precision mechanic and metal fabricator. Zabaljac and his wife (a former hair stylist and salon owner) have their own Precision Sharpening company that meets the needs of countless salon owners and hair stylists in the Dallas metroplex. They believe strongly in providing unparalleled, quality service and products for their clientele and are recognized by multiple cosmetology schools such as: Paul Mitchell, Ogle, and the Brighton Barber Institute. He and his wife are now proud owners of a gorgeous shop and show room located in Dallas.
See www.ezsharpening.com for service by Daniel Zabaljac, located in Dallas, Texas.
The cost of this service is $50.00 with a turn around time of 7-10 business days.
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Other accepted methods of payment include
- Venmo: @mizutanitexas
- Cashapp: $mizutanitexas
Shipping Address:EZ Sharpening #1031
14902 Preston Rd Suite 404, box 1031
Dallas TX 75254
Have questions for Daniel?
Text or Call (214) 843-4977 * * (214 ) 843-4966 for service by Daniel.
Authorized Domestic Service Locations and Distributors
California (2 Distributors)
Pacific Coast Sharpening
16040 Potomac Ridge Rd Apt 110
San Diego, CA 92127
Logan Potter Terry
380 Camino de Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672 ( Call or text for an appoiment)
Canada (1 Distributors)
720 Burnhamthorpe Rd W Unit #3, Mississauga, ON L5C 3G1, Canada
Colorado (1 Distributors)
Connecticut (1 Distributors)
Florida (2 Distributors)
Stephanie De Lopez De Victoria
Georgia (1 Distributors)
Hawaii (1 Distributors)
Idaho (1 Distributors)
Illinois (2 Distributors)
Edgewise Sharpening & Pro Tools
Skull & Thrones hair society
1405 W Lake St, Addison, IL 60101 (Call or Text for an appointment) (Showroom Only)
Indiana (1 Distributors)
Shears by Shane
1718 Bashor Road Goshen, IN 46526 (Call or Text for an appoitment)
Massachusetts (3 Distributors)
Rapid Edge Scissors
288 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116 (Call or Text for an appoitment)
Michigan (1 Distributors)
Montana (1 Distributors)
Nevada (1 Distributors)
North Carolina (2 Distributors)
6101 Dresden Ln
Raleigh, NC, 27612-2817
2914 Baptist Rd
Durham, NC, 27703-8734
New Jersey (1 Distributors)
205 Newark ave, Bradley Beach, NJ, 07720
Call, TXT, or Email for Appointment
New York (3 Distributors)
87 Crosby St.
NY NY 10012
(Call or text for an appointment)
Ridge, NY ( Long Island)
Shear Savvy Inc
6202 Waters View Cir, Cohoes, NY 12047 (Call or Text for an appointment)
Oregon (1 Distributors)
2932 SE 51st Ave Unit A
Portland, OR 97206-2172
(Call or Text for Appointment)
Pennsylvania (1 Distributors)
125 S. 18th Street 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Call or Text for an appointment)
Texas (2 Distributors)
13465 Inwood Rd Suite 185, #135 , Dallas TX 75244 (Call or Text for an appoitment)
San Antonio, TX
Virginia (1 Distributors)
Washington (2 Distributors)
2311 E Madison St. Seattle WA, 98112
Call or Text for an appointment
BJ’s Rapid Edge