Daggers and Diamonds: Safety Googles

Daggers and Diamonds: Safety Googles dragonsnestforge, daggers and diamonds

Hot sparks from an angle grinder look amazing, right? Until they hit you in the eye. I’m Ryan from @dragonsnestforge and welcome to my monthly column at @indieknives. What do you need to start forging? I hear a lot of people talk about the bare essentials necessary to get going. Most people mention a hammer 🔨, a heat […]

Meet Ross of Bloodberry Blades, Zimbabwe

Meet Ross of Bloodberry Blades, Zimbabwe

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 Ross Vosloo, I’m a Zimbabwean bladesmith and knife maker working under the name Mhara Knives (formerly known for a while as Bloodberry Blades). My forge is at my home in […]

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 […]

The Problem with Links in Instagram (and How to Solve it)

The Problem with Links in Instagram (and How to Solve it)

Summary for busy knife makers Links in Instagram are not clickable, EXCEPT the website link in your bio Make that 1 link count! In posts, refer to the “link in my bio” Either use a custom page on your website, or use a free tool (see below) Instagram is a quite simple tool and that’s […]

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