Knife Advice Blog

Your Guide To Maintaining Kitchen Knives From District Cutlery

Posted by Derek Swanson on 21st Mar 2023

So you've just picked up your new or freshly resharpened knives from District Cutlery, and you're wondering how to take care of them. Not to worry, we're here to help! In this guide, we'll answer all … read more

Are Hand-Forged Kitchen Knives Better?

Posted by Derek Swanson on 26th Jan 2023

Hand-forged kitchen knives can be considered better in certain aspects, but it depends on what you are looking for in a knife. Here are a few things to consider: Quality and durability: Hand-forged k … read more
Japanese Lacquer Handles

Japanese Lacquer Handles

Posted by Derek Swanson on 26th Oct 2022

The application of Japanese lacquer has long been a way to make low-cost "ho" wood handles more attractive while keeping the price down. We recently imported some Japanese Shirogami steel kitchen kniv … read more
Gyuto Rhymes With Pluto

Gyuto Rhymes With Pluto

Posted by Derek on 23rd Sep 2022

Gyuto rhymes with Pluto, our second favorite planet. Lots of English language speakers ask us how to pronounce the name of the most popular Japanese kitchen knife. They often misplace the "O" and the … read more