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How To | Making a Guitar Magnet

October 16, 2015

“If cooking is the new rock ‘n’ roll and Chef’s are the new rockstars, then Japanese knives are the leather pants!” Says Kevin Kent. So I think it makes sense to have a super cool guitar knife magnet to store your kick ass Japanese knives. One of the issues I had to work through was, is it right to destroy a perfectly good guitar or any instrument for that matter? I can see some musicians cringing at the thought, but I decided that what I am doing is repurposing and making a piece of art so it’s ok. That’s what I keep telling myself. This is a fairly easy process if you are at all mechanically inclined. What you need...

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Kevin Kent : Big In Japan

October 01, 2015

Our fearless leader is doing what scares him most, flying. He's off to Japan to visit with our blacksmiths again, brings gifts of Canadian sea salt from Vancouver Island and Dulse from Nova Scotia. Kevin is Big in Japan and likes to buy lots of knives when he's there. His excess is what started the Garage Sale tradition, to get great knives at great prices into the hands of Chefs. Stay tuned for that announcement. When he's in Japan it's worth checking out the instagram feed and his @knifenerd twitter account, usually some gems, especially from the shochu inspired evenings. He's going to be in Niigata, Fukui and Sakai, home to some of our favourites, I heard rumour of a...

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