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100A-1316 9 Ave SE
Calgary, AB  T2G 0T3

(403) 514-0577

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July 23, 2013


High performance Japanese kitchen knives. Most are handmade and exclusive to Knifewear. Knife sharpening by hand. This is where chefs, foodies and knife nerds shop. Prices for knives $60-$4000.


Established in 2008

Born in the back alley selling Japanese kitchen knives to chefs in Calgary, Knifewear has become a destination for those who love Japanese steel/are addicted... more

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Olivier Savard July 18, 2013
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Bought a knife on their Website a few months back. One of my friend used it to cut an entire piglet in half = 2-3 big chips on the blade...
The local guy here in Montreal would charge 80$ for the repair...But I just called Knifewear and I only have to assume the shipping costs and they will repair it for free!.
Awesome, thanks guys

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5 star rating
May 09, 2015

Having a great set of knives in your kitchen makes a world of a difference! And when in Calgary I cannot think of a better place to go then this place.

The selection is a wide assortment of knives mostly Japanese. Ofcorse different knives are used for different purposes, so there are so many types. There is also a metal finish to think about and how one kind of metal profound versus another.... more

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5 star rating
March 07, 2015

I just got back from the "sharpening class" and I highly recommend you take this course if you have purchased some top quality knives and want to take care of them! I did get 2 knives here at a month long manufacturers sale. They cut beautifully and while expensive, they will last a lifetime with proper care. And I just learned how to care for them myself! I took some Henkels with me the class... more

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5 star rating
December 14, 2014

Love this place! Love these guys! The staff here are so knowledgeable and enthusastic you can't help but buy a sweet hand-forged japanese knife or knife-related accessory from here. I brought my boyfriend here while visiting Calgary (we're from Edmonton) and he loved it! They have a great selecition of shaving-related items here and my boyfriend was inspired to get himself a real razor which he... more

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September 18, 2014

A fun store featuring knives from more than 25 Japanese knifemakers, including the Masakage line, designed in Calgary and hand-forged in Japan. Also offers knife sharpening and "Cut Like a Chef" classes. If you can play the bass guitar hanging on their wall, you get 10 per cent off.

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