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Calphalon Issues Product Recall For Contemporary 17 & 21 Piece Knife Block Sets

Calphalon Issues Product Recall For Contemporary 17 & 21 Piece Knife Block Sets

Calphalon Contemporary has just issued a product recall for all knife blocks sets with model numbers KNS17C and KNS21C.

Both model IDs refer to the Calphalon Contemporary 17-Piece or 21-Piece Knife Block Set, respectively. The set features knives forged from German stainless steel, all fitted with black handles and stored in a ...





Town Cutler Opens For Business In San Francisco

G. Garretson Runs Kitchen Cutlery Sharpening & Honing Custom Shop

Town Cutler Opens For Business In San Francisco | G. Garretson Runs Kitchen Cutlery Sharpening & Honing Custom Shop

Galen Garretson started his career in the restaurant industry in San Francisco. He's worked as a gourmet chef at Quince (at Jackson Square Neighborhood) and Wayfare Tavern (owned by celebrity chef Tyler Florence).

During his time as a chef, however, he discovered another skill that he continues to be quite proficient in: ...





AKTI Celebrates 30th Anniversary Show In Atlanta Next Weekend

Win Custom William Henry B12 Knife

AKTI Celebrates 30th Anniversary Show In Atlanta Next Weekend | Win Custom William Henry B12 Knife

This year, the American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) will celebrate their 30th anniversary at the Blade Show & International Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, GA. And to help celebrate the occasion, those who visit the AKTI booth can enter to win custom knives worth thousands of dollars.

The William Henry ...





Wusthof Trident Knives To Air Special Presentation On “The Balancing Act”

Wusthof Trident Knives To Air Special Presentation On “The Balancing Act”

Wusthof Trident of America has just finished making a new TV special that will air on the Lifetime network's morning show "The Balancing Act." The special will educate viewers on how to correctly use and sharpen their Wusthof kitchen knives.

Executive chef Michael Garaghty will give product demonstrations on how to ...





Spirit Of the Samurai Exhibit Draws Crowds In Decatur, IL

Spirit Of the Samurai Exhibit Draws Crowds In Decatur, IL

Asian culture and craftsmanship were shown off in style at the Spirit Of the Samurai exhibit, a new feature at Richland Community College in Decatur, IL this week in the David Erlanson Gallery.

Grand Master Michael Kleppin was on hand to show off some sweet samurai moves and explain the history of the ...





Wall Street Journal Names Best Top Five Knife Sharpeners

Wall Street Journal Names Best Top Five Knife Sharpeners

The Wall Street Journal recently put knife sharpeners to the test, choosing five that stood out from among the hundreds of models available. Here are the results of that experiment:

WSJ's "Best Bargain" went to the Accusharp, a small, handheld sharpener with a retail price at only $9.  It doesn't produce a razor-sharp edge, ...





Benchmade Knife Company Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Vs. RoadsideImports LLC

Benchmade Knife Company Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Vs. RoadsideImports LLC

Benchmade Knife Company and Mentor Group LLC have emerged victorious in a recent lawsuit that they filed against Jonathan Benson and his company, RoadsideImports LLC. Benson is a knife dealer on the internet, and his company is based in Colorado.

Benchmade filed several complaints in the lawsuit, and federal Judge from the District of ...





Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show Comes To FargoDome This Weekend

Featuring “Aspirin Buster” Frank Addington Jr.

Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show Comes To FargoDome This Weekend | Featuring “Aspirin Buster” Frank Addington Jr.

The Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show will be in the North Dakota area March 3-6 at the Fargodome. This event will bring together all the northern area's experts in outdoor sporting activities. Those who love to fish, hunt, camp, and sculpt will find themselves amongst a lot of sports tools ...





Victorinox Inspires At New York Fashion Week w/ Collectible Pocketknife

Designer Christopher Raeburn Uses Swiss Army Knives For “Remade In Switzerland” Debut

Victorinox Inspires At New York Fashion Week w/ Collectible Pocketknife | Designer Christopher Raeburn Uses Swiss Army Knives For “Remade In Switzerland” Debut

U.K. fashion designer Christopher Raeburn made quite an impression at his Thursday show during New York Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2011. His inspiration? Victorinox Swiss Army Knives.

"I found a box of these horseshoe nails and I just fell in love with them," said Raeburn after the show. ...





Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show Adds New Vendors & Experiences For Biggest Festival Yet

Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show Adds New Vendors & Experiences For Biggest Festival Yet

If you're anywhere near the Harrisburg area in Pennsylvania, chances are you might not be reading this. Chances are, you're probably already at the 2011 Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show at the State Farm Show Complex, which is going on now through February 13.

There are a lot of big changes that ...





Collector’s West Gun and Knife Show Brings Free Auction Appraisals To Collectors In Portland, OR

Collector’s West Gun and Knife Show Brings Free Auction Appraisals To Collectors In Portland, OR

Today begins the first day of the Collector's West Gun and Knife Show, a three-day event at the Portland Expo Center that promises to bring outdoor sporting equipment enthusiasts together for a weekend of collectibles, free appraisals, and rare auctions.

According to the event's press release, "it's like an 'Antiques ...





New RSS Feeds for Kitchen Knives, Outdoor/Pocket Knives, Martial Arts & Swords

New RSS Feeds for Kitchen Knives, Outdoor/Pocket Knives, Martial Arts & Swords

If you're reading OnlyKnives via RSS, or if you'd like to, check out our new RSS feeds.

Readers told us that they'd like to have feeds that focused on one single category of OnlyKnives content. Apparently, the kitchen knife followers got tired of reading about pocket knives and swords. Go figure!

So we're proud to announce three new ...





NEWS: Foul-Mouthed Chef to Partner With Mild-Mannered Bladesmith

NEWS: Foul-Mouthed Chef to Partner With Mild-Mannered Bladesmith

I got a kick out of this story.

Basically, Master Bladesmith Takamura will be partnering with Gordon Ramsay to produce, market and sell 1,000 high-end Chef's knives.

It's good news for blade fans - the Takamura family has been quietly producing excellent-quality blades for 700 years! And Gordon Ramsay is no celebrity ...





NEWS: Henckels Introduces New High-End ‘TWIN 1731′ Line

NEWS: Henckels Introduces New High-End ‘TWIN 1731′ Line

This story came across the wire recently and it caught my eye.

I guess Henckels is not quite ready to pack it up and go home. In the last five years, they've had their market share taken from them as Shun, Wusthof, etc. have gone upscale and left Henckels ...





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