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How to Choose the Right Knife to Gift

September 22, 2016

When buying a knife as a gift you want it to be the coolest present ever. When the recipient opens the box you want them to squeal with delight. The last thing you want is for them to say "Oh, a knife. That's nice thank you." You want them to...

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Kevin Kent’s top 5 Chef Knives for Home Use

September 14, 2016

Every knife set starts with a chef's knife (multi purpose knife), also sometimes called a French knife or gyuto. People often ask for a santoku, as it’s a name they’ve heard before but I find them a bit small for use as a multipurpose knife as they generally come in...

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Knifewear in the News: Calgary Herald: Nothing dull about this knife company

September 09, 2016

Except republished from the Calgary Herald: Crocodile Dundee would approve of Kevin Kent. Not that large Bowie knives — like the one Dundee flashed in front of a mugger in the 1986 movie, exclaiming ‘that’s a knife’ — are a staple of Kent’s Knifewear store in Calgary. But Kent knows knives — especially...

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Armitage in Japan: The Conclusion

September 02, 2016

Kris Armitage, the Manager of our Edmonton shop, got to tag-along with Kevin on a pre-Garage Sale trip to Japan. You can catch part 1 here and part 2 here. And now here's the conclusion to Kris’s adventure.  --- After an unforeseen stop-over in Kanazawa, we made our way to Tsubame...

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