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Springhammer: Watch it free!

May 09, 2017

  SPRINGHAMMER is a documentary about Japanese blacksmiths who dedicate their lives to making culinary knives [it's also the actual mechanical tool used by the blacksmiths]. At the end of WWII, Japan was faced with a burdensome repurposing of many industries, and with military swords no longer in demand despite...

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Kevin Kent’s top 5 Chef Knives for Home Use

May 03, 2017

Updated May 2017: Listen, I have a lot of knives. Really the number is quite embarrassing and sometimes I forget about some of them. The collection is like a museum’s collection in that not all knives are on display at all times. I read this article last night and remembered the...

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Chris and Operation Come Home on CTV Morning Live in Ottawa!

May 02, 2017

Chris from Knifewear Ottawa was on CTV Morning Live this morning doing demos and talking about our work with Operation Come Home!   Watch here: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.3394116   Operation Come home is an inspiring organization that helps get homeless youth off the street. It's truly an honour to work with them. You...

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Knifewear Spring Garage Sale April 24-30, 2017

April 19, 2017

Garage sale is a super fun week at Knifewear. Over the years the event has grown to be legendary amongst Chefs and Knife aficionados.  The items at the Garage Sale are all the items that Kevin pick's up on his trips to Japan. He buys prototypes (new products that blacksmiths are experimenting with), One of...

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