Annoucements, Sales & Popups

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...
Read More
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,...
Read More

More Annoucements, Sales & Popups Articles & Videos

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...
Read More
Pie’lympics!

Pie’lympics!

by Mason Hastie February 26, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

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...
Read More
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...
Read More

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More

It's Time for a Hotdog and Beer Party!

It's Time for a Hotdog and Beer Party!

by Kevin Kent May 24, 2017 1 min read 0 Comments

June 14, 7p.m. to 9 p.m. at all Knifewear locations  Beer? Check. Hotdogs? Check. Killer tunes and bad-ass knives? Check, check! We're gonna crank it to 11 and get summer off to a proper start. We appreciate all of the support you've given us and want to say "Thanks!" the...
Read More
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...
Read More
Offcuts 2017, Our Annual Charity Calendar, is Back!

Offcuts 2017, Our Annual Charity Calendar, is Back!

by Kevin Kent October 20, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

Buy Offcuts Calgary Charity Chef Calendar - 2017 The Offcuts 2017 calendars are in stock! We're really excited about this. We even put out a fancy press release.  Keeping the momentum up after last year’s wildly successful first calendar, Offcuts 2017, Calgary’s finest stripped-down charity calendar, is officially off the...
Read More

Moritaka Hamono in Vancouver and Calgary

Moritaka Hamono in Vancouver and Calgary

by Mason Hastie August 18, 2016 1 min read 0 Comments

After a short rest after showing the blacksmiths of Masakage the sights of Western Canada, we have another world class blacksmith visiting. Tsunehiro-san, blacksmith at the 750-year-old Moritaka Hamono will be at Knifewears Vancouver and Calgary to engrave knives. So pull the Moritaka you have on your knife magnet down and...
Read More
Masakage Knives visiting Vancouver and Calgary

Masakage Knives visiting Vancouver and Calgary

by Mason Hastie July 21, 2016 1 min read 0 Comments

Each summer we invite some of our Japanese blacksmith partners to visit Canada. Blacksmithing and engraving demos are fun and educational, but that’s not the only reason we love hosting them. These visits also allow Knifewear — and you, our customers — let these artisans know just how much we...
Read More
Knifewear donates $18,300 in wake of Fort McMurray fires

Knifewear donates $18,300 in wake of Fort McMurray fires

by Kevin Kent July 12, 2016 1 min read 0 Comments

Just like many of you, we were awed by the horrible images of the gigantic wildfire that threatened and burned parts of Fort McMurray. We knew we needed to pitch in and help our neighbours, even if it was only from a distance. Our normal practice is to give half the...
Read More

Help us help Fort Mac

Help us help Fort Mac

by Chris Lord May 19, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

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...
Read More