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31 03, 2017

Weige Knives donates knives to home town.

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 [...]

22 01, 2017

Weige Knives partners w/ No. 4 St James

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. [...]

12 01, 2017

Weige Knives / El Cosmico Knives now up for sale.

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 [...]

3 12, 2016

Weige Knives in new issue of Austin Home magazine.

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 [...]

2 11, 2016

Weige Knives as guest speaker at La Condesa

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.

26 10, 2016

Weige Knives refurbishes Vietnam War era knife.

We refurbished an heirloom knife for a customer in Leander, TX this week. It was his father's knife that he carried during the Vietnam war. The handle had completely rotted away so he chose a red and black micarta scheme. We had Brownlow Leather do a custom leather sheath for it to put this knife [...]

12 10, 2016

Another student completes the knife making class.

Mike finished our knife making class a few weeks ago and built a knife he personally designed. He arrived w/ a wooden profile that he was looking to build. He chose a Texas mesquite wood handle and the knife was 11" overall. It inspired Mike to start making knives as a hobby and he performed [...]

21 09, 2016

Weige Knives and Luke’s Steakhouse Parnter

Weige Knives has partnered with Travis Masiero of Boston, MA and Luke's Steakhouse of Singapore to bring one of a kind, custom built oyster shuckers and steak knives to Singapore's finest steak house. Weige Knives steak knives will be available for purchase during the holiday season and in 2017 guests will enjoy them during their [...]

5 08, 2016

Reclaimed wood knife.

The reclaimed wood knife. We built this 6" chef (10.5" overall) from 440c stainless steel made here in the US. The handle material is stabilized, spalted red oak taken from a wood worker's scrap pile in Georgetown, TX and the bolster is mahogany sourced from a Westlake Hills cabinet job one of our customers finished. [...]