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Chef Knife Sharpening 101

When it comes to knife maintenance, the simple, most important task is sharpening. Working with a dull kitchen knife is not only a depressing experience, it is also dangerous. Despite their superior quality, even Cerberus Cutlery’s knives need a resharpening every now and then to regain their razor edge, so […]

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From Concept to the First Chefs Knife: a Story about Product Development

When we founded Cerberus Cutlery, we had nothing else in mind that we wanted to make knives and maybe make some money out of it. The story turned serious when Peter introduced his idea about high-end chef’s knives with limited production batches and some room for customization. It seemed like […]

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Our First Endevour in Making Kitchen Knives

We at Cerberus have a tendency to start a project without any clear concept or an actual plan. This doesn’t always work out, but at least we skip to the fun part. This time, we decided to make kitchen knives, but first we needed prototypes to test our concept. As […]

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The Founding of a New Workshop

The problem was as follows: George had his own workshop with all the necessary equipment, but it was 100 kilometres away from where he actually lives. Matthew had a small workshop in his parents’ basement, but it was far from professional, and he also lives in a remote part of […]

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Cerberus Restarted

Ten months is an awful lot of time, still, that’s about how old our last blog post is. Here is a quick roundup of what happened: Matthew left the country and started working in the USA. He will be back in january, 2016, so he can resume his work on […]

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Cerberus Cutlery Winter Special

The period between Christmas and New Year’s Eve usually means some rest with our families for the most of us. But if you’re like one of the crew – or just an average knife freak – chances are that you grow tired of doing nothing by December 27th, while the […]

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Happy holidays!

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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]