Category Archives: News

Top Knifemakers – Under the Radar

Blade Magazine Cover Feb 2017

Check your local magazine racks! Rick has been named among some exceedingly talented makers in Blade magazine’s February 2017 article “Under the Radar – Knifemakers”. Yes…quite possibly his head has gotten bigger. Joking aside, I’m really proud of that man. Special thanks to Joe Kertzman (Blade, editor) and Duane Weikum (dealer, EDC Knives) Here’s a […]

Get ‘r Done

Get 'r done Rick Marchand from Wildertools

Rick is officially in his shop and working diligently on his orders. He’s so busy doing catch up we won’t be hanging a sign on the door for visitors anytime soon. Rick’s pretty smitten by his shop. He can’t believe how much more efficiently he can work. That’s good news for everyone. It’s safe to […]

Rick’s Anvil Deserves a Dunce Cap

Leather Dunce Cap by Rick Marchand from Wildertools

Rick has had this video on his YouTube channel for awhile and I thought it would be nice to share it with all you home based knife making hobbyists. Although most love to hear that hammer rhythmically working away, sometimes the neighbours or your sleepy loved ones will not be as impressed. Here’s how you […]

Moved to the East Coast

Marchand Family - Pirate Festival 2013

We’ve moved 2503 km or 1555 miles to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia situated on the the East Coast of Canada. I haven’t much time for custom work as I’ve got some exciting news to share. I’m renovating a small 1940’s house and building a new shop. I hope to share the experience with you through this […]