Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

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 […]

Almost There!

Rick Marchand's new Wildertools workshop in Lunenburg NS

We’re in the final stretch. Rick is almost finished his workshop. Another month should do it. Then he’ll be moving in for good. Let’s hope the rest of the build goes smoothly and all inspections are passed. It’s been a long and rough road but in the end it will be worth it. NOTICE: If […]

Dream workshop or just a dream?

After years of basement and partial garage workshops, Rick is finally getting his own space. The excavation started in October (notice the trees), it’s now December and the shop is only half done. It’s been one problem after another. If you haven’t heard much from Rick lately, you will now understand his preoccupation. Now, if […]

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 […]