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Knifewear News

Knifewear Pop-Up Shop Opens in Vancouver

June 02, 2016

Article Originally published WesternLivingMagazine.com on May 26, 2016 Eight years ago in Calgary, Knifewear founder Kevin Kent had a vision of creating a space that was welcoming and unpretentious. While some cooking accessory stores can feel a bit intimidating, Knifewear aimed to do the opposite—and to give every chef the opportunity to have the best...

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Help us help Fort Mac

May 19, 2016

The Knifewear and Kent of Inglewood family always try to give back to a community that treats us so well. The devastation in Fort Mac Murray has touched some of us personally, but all of us globally. 100% of our sharpening profits across all of our shops will be going...

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Blacksmith’s Apprentice Wanted

April 29, 2016

Masashi Yamamoto will soon be looking for an English-speaking apprentice to train in the trade of making Japanese style blades. This apprentice should also be a native English speaker who can help him learn English. This will be a one to five year commitment, depending on the applicant’s previous experience...

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Springhammer excerpt: Hiroshi Kato

April 19, 2016

We interviewed Kato san for our movie Springhammer. He tells us what's great about working in Takefu village, his initial reluctance to become a blacksmith and why he's grateful to the younger blacksmiths he works with.     Kato makes  a number of lines of knives for us including the Masakage Kiri,...

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