Bob Kramer Knives — Why Spend $300 on a Chef Knife?

Bob Kramer Knives — Why Spend $300 on a Chef Knife?

Kramer Knives Background Last updated 10.09.19 — To lovers of fine kitchen cutlery, Bob Kramer knives (his original hand-wrought versions) have achieved an almost legendary status. We’re talking about blades that, depending on the fit and finish, can take up to 100 man hours to create (plus 25 years of bladesmithing experience as Kramer likes to quip)

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Interview with a Sharpening Service — Seattle Knife Sharpening (Prt 2)

Interview with a Sharpening Service — Seattle Knife Sharpening (Prt 2)

This is Part Two (and the final part) of a talk with Bob Tate, the owner-operator of one of my favorite sharpening services—Seattle Knife Sharpening Service. Bob consistently produces one of the sharpest edges you’ll ever feel on a knife and has built quite a following in a relatively short amount of time. So if you’re just

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Interview with a Sharpening Service — Seattle Knife Sharpening

Interview with a Sharpening Service — Seattle Knife Sharpening

I’m thrilled to have the chance to interview Bob Tate, chief-cook-and-bottle-washer of one of my favorite sharpening services—Seattle Knife Sharpening Service. Bob consistently produces one of the sharpest edges you’ll ever feel on a knife and has built quite a following in a relatively short amount of time. (And he’s a one-man shop.) I think in this

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