Monthly Archives: June 2013

9 06, 2013

Restoring a 15 year old Santoku.

I was over at a friend's house and we started talking about knives. He pulled out the Santoku that he received as a wedding gift 15 years ago and the blade was dull, knicked and it looked terrible. The black pakka wood had lost its shine so I took it home and cleaned it up. [...]

7 06, 2013

5th year anniversary gift.

There is a symbol or element for every year of a wedding anniversary. After 5 years of marriage you graduate to wood. A carpenter I know asked me to build his wife a knife from a chunk of Honduran Rosewood that he created his wife's temporary ring from while they backpacking through Patagonia. He said [...]