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Sharpen Your Knives & Support the British Columbia Fires Appeal

Sharpen Your Knives & Support the British Columbia Fires Appeal

When things break, they can often be mended, refurbished, even brought back even better than before. But when things are touched by flames, rebuilding from the ashes is a whole different beast, and a whole different heartache. It only takes one campfire, one spark, one […]

CLOSED – Make Canada Sharp Again at Our Learn to Sharpen Workshops

CLOSED – Make Canada Sharp Again at Our Learn to Sharpen Workshops

Thank you to everyone that attended one of our sharpening workshops. We look forward to seeing you at our next event. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of upcoming events in your area. When we launched our Evenings with Andre events earlier this year, […]

New Video – Which Type of Honing Steel is Right for Me?

New Video – Which Type of Honing Steel is Right for Me?

Knife maintenance can be a tricky business. It can be even trickier to really get a grip on what a honing steel does for your knife. And when you realize just how many types and shapes there are—oh my! In the short video above, House of […]

What’s the Deal with Honing Steels?

What’s the Deal with Honing Steels?

When it comes to honing steels (that large metal rod in your knife block), we at House of Knives often hear this question, “That will sharpen my knives, right?” Well, unfortunately no—but they will keep your sharp knives sharp. How you ask? To explain, we must […]


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