Yearly Archives: 2017

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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, [...]

12 07, 2017

Great set of custom knives completed.

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.

31 05, 2017

Weige Knives and Texas Monthly team up.

We've partnered w/ Texas Monthly on their eCommerce store. It launched today and you'll find 4 exclusive chef knives along w/ other quality goods from Texas makers. Check it out: https://store.texasmonthly.com/collections/frontpage

11 05, 2017

Weige Knives collaborates w/ Wares ATX on art show.

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 [...]

8 05, 2017

Mother’s Day Sale!

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 [...]

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 [...]