Knifewear Magazine

how to choose a knife and buying guides ➤

The Knifewear Bread Knife Comparison Chart

The Knifewear Bread Knife Comparison Chart

by Nathan Gareau 1 min read

Which bread knife is the best? It's really a matter of what you're cutting, and how you want to cut...
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Fujimoto Knives, the Future of Japanese Knife Making

Fujimoto Knives, the Future of Japanese Knife Making

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

Fujimoto knives are the future of Japanese knife making, due to the efficiency and modern approach used by their makers....
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Haruyuki Comparison Guide

Haruyuki Comparison Guide

by Nathan Gareau 1 min read

Having trouble deciding which Haruyuki line is right for you? We understand, because we love them all too. Carbon steel, being...
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Knife Sharpening ➤

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

by Colin McGuire 2 min read

Maintaining the Most Important Knife Maintenance Tool Most knife lovers know that regular honing with a ceramic honing rod keeps...
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Advanced Knife Sharpening: Thinning Your Blade, and the 'Taste of Sharp'

Advanced Knife Sharpening: Thinning Your Blade, and the 'Taste of Sharp'

by Naoto Fujimoto 4 min read

  Sharpening a knife is simple and easy: just grind the metal off from the edge at the same angle across...
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The Knifewear gear guide to Knife Sharpening

The Knifewear gear guide to Knife Sharpening

by Naoto Fujimoto 4 min read

We’ve all been there: You’re making a late night snack, or making lunches for the kids. You grab your trusty...
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konro and bbq ➤

Which Binchotan Grade is Right for Me? Naoto's Guide to Binchotan Types

Which Binchotan Grade is Right for Me? Naoto's Guide to Binchotan Types

by Naoto Fujimoto 3 min read

If you’ve met me, you know I love cooking over charcoal. Japanese charcoal, called binchotan, is prized for its amazing...
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Konro Comparison Guide: Find your grill!

Konro Comparison Guide: Find your grill!

by Mason Hastie 1 min read

Cooking over fire; the ancient tradition that gave Homo sapiens a jump-start. It’s still a ritual many of us practice...
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How to use your Konro Grill

How to use your Konro Grill

by Owen Whitinger 2 min read

  You've just taken home your new fancy Konro grill! You're well on your way to the joy of backyard...
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knife knowledge 101 ➤

A Quick Guide To Knife Steel for Non-Nerds

A Quick Guide To Knife Steel for Non-Nerds

by Mike Wrinch 4 min read

This guide is designed to help you pick the right knife, without needing to know everything about steel. I grew...
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Wabi-sabi and the Impermanence of 'New'

Wabi-sabi and the Impermanence of 'New'

by Nathan Gareau 3 min read

Before most of us worked at Knifewear, we were knife-nerds first. The mystique and allure of handmade blades drew us...
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The Truth About Damascus Steel

The Truth About Damascus Steel

by Owen Whitinger 5 min read

‘Nary a day goes by here at the shop when we’re not asked the most common questions - “Are these...
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