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Knifewear is Open for Curbside Pickup and Sharpening

Knifewear is Open for Curbside Pickup and Sharpening

by Nathan Gareau June 05, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

We are happy to announce that all Knifewear stores are open as of June 8. While we will be open to the public, things will look different. We have a number of measures in place to make your shopping experience as safe, fun and comfortable as possible. We greatly appreciate...
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Knifewear Stores are Open Canada-wide!

Knifewear Stores are Open Canada-wide!

by Kevin Kent June 02, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

Our COVID-19 response is designed to reduce the risk of our staff contracting COVID-19 and to prevent further spread to the public in our shops. As we know, people can be infected with the virus for up to two weeks, and can be contagious without being symptomatic. We have worked...
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Knifewear Garage Sale is Back Again, May 25-31!

Knifewear Garage Sale is Back Again, May 25-31!

by Kevin Kent May 19, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

Click here to see what's going on sale! For those that know, the week-long Garage Sale is the most fun time to visit Knifewear.  Over the years the event has grown to be legendary amongst chefs and knife aficionados, as well as with everyday people who love a deal as...
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Get Your Order Delivered on Bike in Calgary!

Get Your Order Delivered on Bike in Calgary!

by Nathan Gareau April 12, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

In these times of self isolation, we are offering a unique delivery option within Calgary. For a $35 donation to  Fresh Routes Kevin Kent, our founder, will deliver your order by bicycle Before opening the first store Kevin sold his wares from a bike and a backpack, and we are going...
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Knife Sharpening Classes Exclusively for Women, Trans and Non-Binary Folks

Knife Sharpening Classes Exclusively for Women, Trans and Non-Binary Folks

by Kylie Calderon March 03, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

This past February 13th (Galentine’s Day), the Ottawa shop held its first women-, trans-, and nonbinary-only sharpening class. We had seen it done in other Knifewear cities and were eager to get the ball rolling on an inclusive class here as well. As two staff members who fall into these...
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POSTPONED - Knifewear Victoria Pop-up

POSTPONED - Knifewear Victoria Pop-up

by Mason Hastie February 11, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson#6 - 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria May 22-2310:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  No onsite sharpening.  Victoria, we're coming for you! We'll be at the Victoria Public Market at the Hudson from May 22-23, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pop-up will feature new knives to be...
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POSTPONED - Knifewear Montreal pop-up

POSTPONED - Knifewear Montreal pop-up

by Mason Hastie February 11, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

Sunday March 29, 2020 - 12 am. to 5 pm.Monday March 30, 2020 - 10 am. to 6 pm. Automne Boulangerie6500 Avenue Christophe-ColombMontréal, Québec, H2S 2G8No onsite sharpening.  It seems that the Ottawa crew just can’t get enough of  la belle province  and are returning to Montreal this spring with a truck-load of Japanese knives,...
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POSTPONED - Knifewear Toronto Pop-up

POSTPONED - Knifewear Toronto Pop-up

by Chris Lord February 11, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

132 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON (Town Moto)April 18-20, 2020 Saturday April 18: 12pm - 7pm Sunday April 19: 12pm - 7pm Monday April 20: 12pm - 7pm No onsite sharpening.   We’re coming to cut up Hogtown again! We’ll have our usual assortment of new knives to be seen, tested and...
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February Masakage Sale: Masakage knives are 15% off!

February Masakage Sale: Masakage knives are 15% off!

by Mason Hastie January 15, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Your dream knife just became more affordable!  Knifewear holds one sale a year on our regular stock and this is it. For the month of February, while stocks last, all Masakage knives are 15% off. The Masakage sale is  happening at all locations, and knifewear.com.   Kevin Kent, owner of Knifewear and...
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We Sponsor Beehives with ABC Bees!

We Sponsor Beehives with ABC Bees!

by Nathan Gareau December 11, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

Apiaries & Bees for Communities is a pioneer Canada-wide for beekeeping education and innovation. They are Alberta’s only educator of beginner, intermediate, and advanced beekeeping skills as well as  managing the provinces largest commercial Treatment-Free Apiary. ABC Bees leads the way in diversified, sustainable, and resilient apiary practices in Canada.  ...
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Knifewear is Coming to Kingston, ON!

Knifewear is Coming to Kingston, ON!

by Chris Lord May 23, 2019 1 min read 0 Comments

Olivea 39 Brock Street, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 1R7 Sunday, June 23, 12am-6pm & Monday, June 24, 10am-6pm   We’re coming Kingston for the first time! We’ll have our usual assortment of new knives to be seen, tested and taken home. In addition to our famous selection of knives, we will also...
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KNIFEWEAR’S “WORLD’S SHARPEST POP-UP” IS COMING TO CANMORE... TWICE!

KNIFEWEAR’S “WORLD’S SHARPEST POP-UP” IS COMING TO CANMORE... TWICE!

by Kasumi Perron April 10, 2019 1 min read 0 Comments

Canmore Mountain Market, Downtown Canmore - 902, 7th Avenue Thursday, June 6th, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday, September 19th, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm         Canmore, we're coming for you! We'll be at the Canmore Mountain Market on June 6th & September 19th, open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The...
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Knifewear and the Centre for Autism Services of Alberta

Knifewear and the Centre for Autism Services of Alberta

by Leigh Johnson October 29, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

Knifewear and Kent of Inglewood take pride in being involved in the communities we are a part of by working with local charities. Every time you have something sharpened with us, 50% of that money gets given back to a cause important to us. In Alberta, we support the Edmonton-based...
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Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto in Vancouver

Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto in Vancouver

by Naoto Fujimoto June 19, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

On April 14 and 15, Sakura (Japanese for cherry blossom) Festival was held in Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver. We brought Masashi Yamamoto-san back for his third visit to Canada to showcase real Japanese craftsmanship. Last year we brought Masashi-san last year to  the Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa but...
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Master Blacksmith Bob Kramer is Visiting Vancouver!

Master Blacksmith Bob Kramer is Visiting Vancouver!

by Adam Zarycki May 02, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

Knifewear Vancouver - 4215 Main Street May 15th2pm to 4pm - Sharpening Demo/Interview Filming 4pm to 6pm - Customer Q&A R.S.V.P. on Eventbrite We are thrilled to have Master Blacksmith Bob Kramer in the store for a sharpening demo/interview  with Knifewear owner Kevin Kent as well as a customer Q&A,...
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Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto is Visiting Vancouver!

Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto is Visiting Vancouver!

by Mason Hastie March 21, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

  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 between 10am - 6pm on Saturday, and 11am - 4pm on Sunday    Japanese knife...
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Knifewear “20 Knife Pop-up” is Coming to Winnipeg!

Knifewear “20 Knife Pop-up” is Coming to Winnipeg!

by Kevin Kent February 23, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

  Oak and Grain Kitchen Wine BarHilton Winnipeg Airport Suites1800 Wellington Avenue March 5, 2018Noon - 5:00 pm  Winnipeg has long been on our list of cities we wanted to do some pop-ups in, and we've finally been able to make this happen.  Kelly Cattani, executive chef at Oak and Grain...
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Knifewear Calgary opened today in 2009

Knifewear Calgary opened today in 2009

by Kevin Kent January 24, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Knifewear began in July 2007 when we received our first shipment of knives. At that time, we didn't have a store, and I went where I was invited, usually on my bicycle with a backpack stuffed with knives for sale. By October 2007, Knifewear had a display case in a...
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Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto Tours Canada!

Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto Tours Canada!

by Naoto Fujimoto August 23, 2017 4 min read 0 Comments

In July, we had a Japanese blacksmith, Masashi Yamamoto, visiting us from Sanjo city in Niigata Prefecture in Japan. He is one of my favourite blacksmiths because of the high level of his workmanship. His blades are crazy sharp and super pretty, we especially love the way he polishes his...
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B.C. Wildfires

B.C. Wildfires

by Mason Hastie July 18, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Knifewear believes that when your neighbours need a hand, you extend one without hesitation. In May of 2016, when fire ravaged Fort McMurray and the surrounding area, we at Knifewear knew we needed to help our neighbours. The most effective way to accomplish that was to donate to the Red...
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Offcuts Charity Calendar 2017,  Offcuts Profiles "The who's who!"

Offcuts Charity Calendar 2017, Offcuts Profiles "The who's who!"

by Kevin Kent October 24, 2016 11 min read 0 Comments

Buy Offcuts Calgary Charity Chef Calendar - 2017 The Offcuts 2017 calendars are in stock! We're really excited about this. Heres a little background on the charity, the photographer, and all those wonderful Offcuts men. THE CHARITYBrown Bagging For Calgary’s Kidsbb4ck.org Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids has one goal: no hungry...
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