Knife Advice

Meet the Bladesmiths Event at District Cutlery

Meet the Bladesmiths Event at District Cutlery

Posted by Derek Swanson on 27th Aug 2018

Please join District Cutlery in welcoming four of Japan's premier knife makers to Washington DC on Friday, September 14 at 5pm at District Cutlery. The knives of Yu Kurosaki, Takayuki S … read more

Kitchen Knife Performance vs. Longevity

Posted by Derek Swanson on 11th Feb 2016

  We love when people march into our shop declaring they want a knife that will last them their entire life. Our usual response to these customers is, "Do you want to use a lousy knife for t … read more
Sharpening the Life Out of Your Knives

Sharpening the Life Out of Your Knives

Posted by Derek Swanson on 23rd Sep 2015

We applaud the efforts of customers who take to the stones and do their own sharpening; it's a great way to get to know your knife and potentially save some money. Wait, "potentially?" Unfortunately … read more