Happy holidays everyone! The crew is retiring for a few days to spend the Christmas with their families, but we’re gonna be back with full throttle soon. Until then we hope that everyone is having a good time and get some rest. See you later!
Project MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT, Chapter Five – Monkey on the Grindstone
There is a hungarian phrase that sounds something like this: „Like a monkey on a grindstone” (this means someone in an awkward position). That’s what George couldn’t get out of his mind when looking at Matt while he was grinding. Let’s face it: Matt being the crew’s mascot, the other […]
Chapter Four – Never Trust Your Suppliers
Product management is a bitch. You gotta provide everything for the development team, motivate your people, report to your boss, meet deadlines and then pay attention to things you could never imagine go wrong. Like, the steel sheet that you ordered is not flat. But we’re just three dudes from […]
Project MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT, Chapter Three – Handle Materials
While George is working around the clock to finish the belt grinder in time, the rest of the crew started to work on the handles to prepare everything by the time the blades arrive from heat treatment. As it was mentioned earlier, Peter and Matt chose simple micarta for […]
Project MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT, Chapter Two – Prototyping
Last time we made it to finalising our plans and outline a more or less clear concept about the finished products. However, these concepts are still subject to change and need a series of tests to make it to water cutting. Why Prototyping? A knifemaker has plenty of options for […]
Project MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT, Chapter One – The Concept
Every project starts with a concept, and a knife project is no exception.
Welcome to the Jungle
Knives are sexy. To know how to use them is manly and awesome, whether you are a pro chef or a boy scout. What can possibly go wrong if someone starts to make them? Well, that’s what we thought about a decade ago. But first, let us explain what exactly […]