Sharpening Schedule

All Sharpening dropped-off at Country Knives by 5 PM, Saturday, October 6 will be ready for pickup after 9 AM on Tuesday, October 9.

 Sharpening received on MondayOctober 8 through SaturdayOctober 20 will be ready for pickup on TuesdayOctober 23.

Shop Lionsteel

Lion Steel Knives was founded in in 1969 in Maniago, Italy by Gino Pauletta and his wife Cesarina. The company continues today under the direction of their sons; Gianni, Daniele and Massimo. The family-owned Italian company made great strides in quality with a large investment in top-of-the-line machinery. The brand Lionsteel was inspired from a lion steel sculpture, handmade by Gino’s grandfather. It was 19th century when Lionsteel history began. Chisel workers were climbing Mount Jouf, just over Maniago, to cut stones that would then be used to create unique sculptures. These brave men were equipped with sled and chisel, but especially with a lot of good will and nerve. One of the results was the native stone lion sculpture made by Gino Pauletta’s grandfather. The young Gino, founder of Lionsteel, was afraid of this lion and resolved to cut its tail with a saw, thus angering his father. However,…