Yearly Archives: 2016

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24 04, 2016

Custom and cool slicer up for sale.

We finished up a really unique slicer w/ some killer materials. This custom slicing knife is 12" overall w/ a 7.5" blade in 440c stainless steel. The handle is made from exhibition grade, fiddle back Koa from Hawaii. The bolsters are dovetailed and are made from exhibition grade, non-kill, water buffalo horn w/ honey tones. [...]

2 04, 2016

Weige Knives knife class kicks off w/ first student.

Sean became the first person to take our knife class this week and it was great to have him in the shop. He wanted to build a special knife as a gift for his daughter's upcoming birthday and since he had prior wood working skills really took to knife making. Sean spent around 8 hours [...]

22 03, 2016

South Congress Hotel now carrying Weige Knives.

The South Congress Hotel in Austin, TX has a gift shop that features South Congress Hotel’s custom in-room products, artist collaborations and more. We worked with Otoko chef, Paul Qui to design a one of a kind, custom chef knife that could be duplicated and sold in the hotel. We did a very limited run of [...]

20 03, 2016

Weige Knives to be featured on new web series.

We welcomed Tastemade and Spotify into the shop this week to film episode #1 of a new series called, Turntable. It's the SXSW edition and we're happy to be featured along side Austin's great handmade guitar company, Moniker. It was a long day of filming that started and 9am and ended at 8pm. There was [...]

15 03, 2016

Create Six features Weige Knives

Create Six did a photo journal / documentary of what it's like in a custom knife shop. Create Six is an Austin, TX based blog and regularly highlight makers of all sorts and we're pleased to be a part of their project. Check out the other makers as well. Some really cool stuff happening here [...]

26 02, 2016

Weige Knives donates to AMS

We finished a knife today that is being donated to the Austin Montessori Spring Fundraiser Gala on April 2nd. 7.25" gyuto style blade w/ a TX madrone wood handle and dovetailed maple bolsters. Let's hope it brings big bucks! This is the last knife we are able to donate this year as we've already maxed [...]

18 01, 2016

Custom cleaver finished for chef in Hawaii.

We finished a nice cleaver this weekend for a chef in Hawaii. He chose a nice cut of Hawaiian Koa fiddleback wood that really came out in the final stages of grinding. Happy to see this wood returning home. We don't make custom cleavers here in Austin, TX but we enjoy the opportunity when someone [...]

14 01, 2016

Weige Knives and Create Six team up.

This week we were profiled by Create Six and the founder of Austin's renown jewelry maker Shaesby.com. Here are a couple of photos from the event. Glad to have the entire team involved to discuss the process of creating a usable work of art. Visit their site to see other amazing artists in Austin as [...]