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A Perfect Instagram Profile

A Perfect Instagram Profile

Perfect?  There’s plenty of tips and tricks out there to fine tune your Instagram profile. And some of us love to get things perfect, right? I’ll admit it. I love this honing, fine-tuning, perfecting. Know why? Because it’s safe. I can spend hours perfecting irrelevant details because it keeps me from having to do something hard, something […]

Knife Material Matters: Portable Band Saw Conversion

Knife Material Matters: Portable Band Saw Conversion portable band saw conversion

If your workshop looks like mine, … [A ➡️ Knife Material Matters column by @knifematerial.at] …it is stuffed to the brink with machines, tools, and materials. Comment 🙋 if that sounds familiar. 💯 Everycentimeter of my 20 sqmis occupied by a workbench, shelf, or hooks. I really can’t show mercy to machines that don’t pull their […]

Pricing Sandwich: Easy Way to Think About Pricing

Pricing Sandwich: Easy Way to Think About Pricing

Vegetarian option available, too. 😆 A “pricing sandwich” is an easy way to think about pricing. (Or costs!) As an example, let’s walk through a custom order for a sandwhich (knife). 🍞 You start with the bread at the bottom—that’s your base model. Maybe a hunter with a gut hook starts at $250. 🥗 Then […]

Are Your Customers Helping You

Are Your Customers Helping You

You make your customers very happy, right? I mean, they’re not just “okay” when the knife arrives—they’re out of their mind. (Right?) So, they’re perfect advocates for your products. Let them help you. Ask them to. And know what’s special about your customers? Apart from obviously loving your knives? They very likely know other people […]

Follow the Money & Find your Niche

Follow the Money & Find your Niche follow the money & find your niche

What knives should you make, and for whom? In other words, how do you find your niche? Finding your niche, figuring out your target audience—that is something we have discussed before. And we will discuss it again and again because it matters so much: 👉 when making knives: would those people be interested? 👉 when […]

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