Monthly Archives: April 2015

30 04, 2015

Another big, custom knife complete.

We're loving this french style, custom knife and have made a few of them. They sell really fast. The last two have sold in less than 2 hours. We're keeping this one to ourselves so we have something to show as an example to customers. This is a 14.25 inch overall and 9.5 inch blade [...]

30 04, 2015

Paul Qui and Weige Knives team up for Otoko.

Paul Qui was in the shop today designing his personal chef knife. We're building a limited amount of his design to be sold in his new restaurant opening late summer / early fall. Wait until you see it. Paul Qui is an amazing chef and winner of Top Chef, the James Beard award, GQ Magazine [...]

25 04, 2015

Custom spatulas and spoons in Austin, TX.

We decided to make a few spatulas since people have requested them. We don't advertise them and simply sell them to people who come by the shop. These are made from mahogany. I use one for cooking and they work great. Contact us if you'd like us to make you one. [email protected]

24 04, 2015

Weige Knives at the Sunset Valley Farmer’s Market

Tomorrow, April 24th Weige Knives will make our first appearance at the Sustainable Food Center / Sunset Valley Farmer's Market on 3200 Jones Road in Sunset Valley, TX (78745). We'll be offering knife sharpening services and will be selling a few knives exclusive to the farmer's market. We'll also be selling our hats, t-shirts and [...]

22 04, 2015

Groovy little custom utility knife finished. Retro style.

I built a cool little retro knife this week. I just wanted to play around with some new materials and create a clean look so I took a 10" overall utility design I created awhile back and added something new. I put a Jade G10 handle w/ a white linen micarta bolster on this one. [...]

20 04, 2015

Custom chef knife, concept finished.

Dirk finished a concept knife we're putting up for sale. An absolute original work of art. 2 days of work went into this handle. From left to right we have Zebra Wood, Brazilian Rosewood, Black Micarta, Brazilian Rosewood, Maple Burl, Honduran Rosewood, Maple Burl and then Black Micarta again. Red G10 liner with brass pins. [...]

13 04, 2015

Weige Knives on Hilah Cooking

We filmed an episode w/ the infamous Hilah Johnson and her partner Christopher Sharpe of Hilah Cooking this week and were very excited to do so. Hilah is extremely witty and entertaining so her unique brand of cooking has inspired countless people to well... cook and her fans have followed. We filmed the episode in [...]

2 04, 2015

New prototype Santoku finished.

Coming up with new custom chef knife designs is fun and important. We get ideas in the shop, build them and then see how they perform. We finished the first round of a prototype Santoku in 440c stainless. It has a stabilized walnut burl handle w/ blue and yellow kirinite dovetailed bolsters and a yellow [...]

1 04, 2015

Mixed material custom chef knife.

We finished a custom built chef knife in mixed materials last week. 13" overall handmade chef in 440c stainless steel w/ a stabilized box elder handle and a black linen micarta bolster. Black and white liners w/ handmade stainless and brass pins. I like the way this knife came together.