Knifewear News

Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto is Visiting Vancouver!

March 21, 2018

  The details: Knifewear Vancouver4215 Main St from noon until 4pm on April 13th andBlacksmithing Demonstration at the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival VanDusen Botanical Gardens, 5251 Oak St at 37th - April 14th and 15th (times to be announced)    Japanese knife making has a 1200 year old tradition of...

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Naniwa Professional Stones – The Stone Formally Known as Chosera

March 20, 2018

Naniwa Professional Stones are what they claim to be, for professionals; ideally a professional chef or knife sharpener but a professional wrestler could likely find something dull to sharpen. These stones are longer lasting, more wear resistant and faster cutting than any other Naniwa stone. It helps to think of...

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Stolen Knife Roll Turned in at the Vancouver Shop

March 12, 2018

  We've just had a Horace and Jasper knife roll, full of knives both Japanese and Western, turned into our Vancouver store. Whether it was stolen or lost, we're not sure but we'd love to get it back to its rightful owner.  If you, or someone you know have recently...

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Rosewood Changing to Cherry

March 09, 2018

  We are rolling out a new look for the Knifewear-exclusive Moritaka Ishime line. It now sports a new American cherry and pakkawood handle. The reason for the change is because the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has announced that the wood...

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