Knifewear News

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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5 Things to know About Carbon Steel

March 01, 2018

Carbon steel — the traditional material for making knives long before stainless steel even existed — has a mystique and sexiness all its own. In Japan it was the traditional material for making samurai swords, and then later, kitchen knives. Preparing food with a knife made of carbon steel links...

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February 26, 2018

For no good reason we're doing a battle of the pies. We were inspired by recent online tournaments, the Winter Olympics, and the popularity of Kevin's dumb twitter polls in general. We were going to write a big introduction about why we are doing this, but it's all a front anyway. Really, it's...

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