Just go ahead and get a DMT (diamond machining technologies) whetstone watch the few videos on their website and sharpen your own knives. With those whetstones it only takes a few passes and it is just as sharp as the day you got it, sometimes even sharper.
My CRKT M16 needs a sharpening and I don't have the supplies or the skills. I'd be willing to pay a nominal fee for someone to give it a good edge.
Grizzly T10010ANV - 10" Wet Grinder Kit -
With the jig from Tormek.
It will put an edge on any blade.
It can change bevel, make a notebook with settings and you can repeat to eack blade.
No scratches on high end custom blade.
I'm a custom knife maker
I forge high carbon and some semi-stainless.
I keep my blade at 60-63Hrc.
D2 is a metal i have not tried forging but it is my favorite steel of knives i have bought.
80crv2 is fast becoming a steel i like, not sure
Of its stainless Properties.
I do take care of my knives, i have quite a few customs i have bought and of my own making.