Monthly Archives: December 2013

31 12, 2013

New 13 inch custom / hand made chef knife.

A  new knife from my bench here in Austin, TX. This was a very custom build for local chef Jack Allen. The handle of the knife was formed after taking a clay mold of Jack's hand and building it to suit. The custom chef knife is over 13 inches long and made from 440c stainless [...]

14 12, 2013

Weige Knives hats? Yes!

The good people at Austin Screen Printing did a test run of a dozen hats for me. While they are a bit expensive I'm going to give some out to my family over the holidays. Really, I just think they're cool.

11 12, 2013

Applying this to knife making.

Robert Pollard, the singer and songwriter behind the band Guided by Voices did an interview in Esquire recently. Here's a quote from him on song writing, but I think it could be applied to anything. Including knifemaking: ESQ: What'd you learn about songwriting or life from making Blazing Gentlemen? RP: That one should always be [...]

1 12, 2013

Another custom 13″ chef knife from Austin, TX.

Another handmade 13" custom chef knife from Weige Knives in Austin, TX. I continue to get more and more orders for large chef knives. The larger the knife the trickier it is. There's just more surface to cover, more scratches to chase and more room for tiny mistakes to show. It's a challenge I enjoy. [...]