We finished a great set of knives for Chef Orthmann in Boston, MA this week. He chose a different wood for each knife, but did each bolster in black linen micarta. Handmade mosaic pins in stainless to add some decoration. All knives are in S35VN.
We're excited to be invited to the Wares ATX art show. So much so that we built a special pirate themed sandwich knife for the event. Here's more info: Exhibit happening during May 13-14, 20-21 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM Our show statement _ A curated collection of objects, furniture, and wares characterizing the interdisciplinary [...]
We've been collecting inventory all year to release it today for Mother's Day. I know Mother's Day is this weekend, but we'll get it there if you order now. Lots of amazing knives including several of our popular paring knives. The sale is only this week and prices will return to normal on Monday. Take [...]
We were contacted by Clayton Penix in my hometown of Gun Barrel City, TX when someone he knew had their home destroyed by a fire. He asked for a knife donation to help raise money at a fundraiser they were holding. I don't know the person affected, nor Clayton and haven't been to Gun Barrel [...]
We met w/ Vincent Friedewald, CEO of No. 4 St. James (AKA The Tiny Texas Embassy) this week to discuss our new partnership w/ their outstanding company. We'll be working with them on an exclusive Texas edition custom chef knife to be released summer 2017. In the meantime, head to their shop on Rainey St. [...]
The knives we built for El Cosmico in Marfa, TX are now up for sale on their site. We're very honored they chose Weige Knives to partner with on their first release of custom knives built here in Austin, TX. There are 3 different styles we designed w/ Lou Lambert: A camp chef, a paring [...]
We're honored to be included in the new issue of Austin Home magazine. The article highlights our collaboration w/ local retail store Kettle & Brine. Kettle & Brine is a wonderful home and kitchen store in downtown Austin that highlights local makers w/ higher end products and goods sourced locally and internationally. Here's a photo [...]
Thanks to La Condesa Austin for having Dirk Michener and I as guest speakers at their employee event. We've never had to speak about knives for an hour, but we hope it was half interesting. Also, very cool to see the historic, secret room below the building.