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There's so much to love about the Daily News' profile of indie knife maker Joel Bukiewicz. For starters, the dude's set up shop in a Gowanus studio (amazing) and his brand's name is CUT Brooklyn (genius). But there's also this:
"I think that when folks use my knives they'll see that they rock," declared Joel Bukiewicz, hacking off a hunk of steel large enough to make an 8-inch chef's knife from a larger piece. "If Brooklyn got to be known as a place where knives are made, that would be awesome."So true! And you know what? A world where we can't buy handmade high-carbon supersteel knives from a struggling novelist-turned-Gowanus artisan is a world we don't want to live in.
· Knife-maker sets up shop in Brooklyn [NY Daily News]
· CUT Brooklyn [Official Site]