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5 04, 2018

Finished a cool damascus chef knife.

We finished a knife for Ryan B. of Ft. Worth, TX today. The blade is in Devin Thomas stainless steel damascus, snake skin pattern. The handle is rosewood burl w/ a stripe of green Oregon maple. The pins are handmade star mosaics. Very cool knife. Thanks for being patient Ryan!

4 04, 2018

Putting a handle on a kogatana knife.

A sous chef in Austin enjoys his kogatana blade for breaking down chickens and a host of other things. The problem is that it wasn't that comfortable wo/ a handle. So we let him choose from various handle materials until he found something that worked for him. He chose brown cholla cactus from the Big [...]

20 03, 2018

Weige to guest lecture at ACC.

I've been asked by the Professor at ACC's School of Metal Design and Welding to give a 3 hour lecture and am very honored. I'll cover how we got started as a knife company in Austin, TX and some of the things I've learned taking a hobby to a full time business. Students in this [...]

8 03, 2018

Knife restoration and repair.

Knife restoration and repair in Austin, Texas. While we spend most of our time making custom kitchen knives we also do rehandling and repair work on chef knives and fixed blade hunting knives. We do not rehandle pocket knives at this time. We've done countless rehandles on kitchen and hunting knives though and are proud [...]

21 02, 2018

Apprenctice wanted in our Belton shop!

APPRENTICE WANTED! We're taking on an apprentice in our Belton, TX shop. We'll teach you how to make a custom knife from start to finish. If the potential and commitment is there we'll move you to a paid position. Must commit to at least 3 days a week. No knife making experience required. Email [email protected] [...]

19 02, 2018

Weige Knives and Filson partner for in-stores.

We've teamed up w/ Filson to do two in-store speaking events in Feb. and March. The first date is Sat., Feb. 10th at The Domain. See the flyer for details for the next date as we'll be in Plano. We appreciate the opportunity to work with Filson and share our knowledge about knife making, knife [...]

23 01, 2018

Weige Knives in latest issue of Garden & Gun Magazine

We're honored to have our custom oyster shuckers included in the new issue of Garden & Gun Magazine. Find a copy of the Feb. / March issue on news stands and in grocery stores like Whole Foods, Central Market, etc. We're on page 37. I haven't received my issue in the mail yet or I'd [...]

24 10, 2017

Weige Knives Knife Class Info – Austin, TX

Weige Knives' Knife Class in Austin, TX We are currently booking students for the knife class! The class is now being held at our main location in Belton, TX. We've had a lot of response to our new Knife Class here in Central Texas. There's a small blurb about it on our Services page, but [...]

15 10, 2017

Knife for Navy Officer completed.

We completed a knife for Rear Admiral Silah of the US Navy this week. He chose a purple and black G10 handle w/ a red linen bolster. Stainless pins on this 13" OAL chef knife keep it streamlined and cleaned. We are honored to have the opportunity to build this monster of a knife for [...]

28 09, 2017

Weige Knives Featured Artisan

Six years ago, then–media sales executive Travis Weige decided he needed a lifestyle change. “I was working in front of a computer 40 to 60 hours a week or always on a plane,” he says. "I wanted to spend more time with my family." So on a whim, he started watching knife-making videos on YouTube, [...]