Sharpening Schedule:

All Sharpening received on Monday, December 3 through Saturday, December 15 will be ready for pickup on Tuesday, December 18. Sharpening received on Monday, December 17 through Saturday, January 5 will be ready for pickup on Tuesday, January 8.

Holiday Hours

In December, we will be open Monday through Saturday 9AM-5PM including Saturday, December 22. We will be closed Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Tuesday, December 25 (Christmas Day). We will be open on Wednesday, December 26 through Saturday, December 29 (9AM-5PM) and closed Monday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) and Tuesday, January 1 (New Year’s Day).

Best Holiday Wishes and a Peaceful New Year to All!

Thank you for another successful year.

 

 

Shop Svörd

Bryan Baker, Master Cutler started his knife making business from necessity in 1983. Made redundant by the untimely demise of an engineering firm, the 18 year old decided to turn a hobby into a practical business. The early SVÖRD Knives were forged individually and therefore expensive. Bryan Baker had to rethink his production methods and pricing to secure a share of the New Zealand sports market. He began using the ‘stock removal’ method and soon carved a niche in the sports market, with attractive, affordable, handmade outdoor knives. Designs improved styles and a steady demand saw SVORD Knives grow in credibility and popularity with the sporting public of New Zealand. A chance meeting with an elderly Czechoslovak knife maker gave Bryan Baker’s business a real boost for this master craftsman was able to pass on to Baker many cutlers secrets and knife know-how. Especially important was the unique hardening and…