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Nobody NEEDS a Custom Knife (But Some Folks Really WANT One)

Nobody NEEDS a Custom Knife (But Some Folks Really WANT One) nobody needs

If you make custom knives for a living you gotta face one hard truth: no one needs what you’re making. Sorry, it’s true. (But there is hope.) Custom knives start at $100 a piece. $300 are common, even $1000 isn’t unheard of. No one needs a $100+ knife to chop bell pepper thrice a week. […]

Don’t Rely Only on Instagram to Sell Your Knives! (Manage Your Risk)

When you turn your knife making hobby into a business some things start to matter. Risk management is one of those. What does that mean? What if Instagram suspends your account? Let’s look at an example. With much time and effort you build up your IG account to 12k followers. You drive a steady stream […]

Announcing the Maker Spotlight

Announcing the Maker Spotlight Spotlight

The knife maker community on Instagram has found its stars in the likes of Neil Kamimura and Jason Knight. But if you look only at them you’re missing out—a lot. That’s why we’ve created the IndieKnives Maker Spotlight. One week, one maker, we’ll present you those knife makers who haven’t shot to Instagram fame—yet! You’ll […]

Meet Jeroen of KnippenbergKnives, Netherlands

Meet Jeroen of KnippenbergKnives, Netherlands

This maker profile is part of our Maker Spotlight series. Tell us a bit about you: what do you offer or make? My name is Jeroen Knippenberg. I’m a process engineer at a high-tech heat treatment facility in The Netherlands and in my spare time I make my knives under my brand KnippenbergKnives. I do […]

Announcing the Giveaway (GAW) Megaphone for Knife Makers

Announcing the Giveaway (GAW) Megaphone for Knife Makers

Our mission is to help the not (yet) outrageously successful knife makers become outrageously successful. One way to do that: we boost your giveaway on Instagram. For free. Want to make sure your Giveaway is crushing it? Get the most out of your Giveaway Post! How does the Megaphone work? It’s simple: we’ll share it […]

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