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Canal Street Cutlery – Brief History and Knife Reviews

Canal Street Cutlery Company LogoCanal Street Cutlery Company was founded in 2005 in Ellenville which is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Catskill Mountains in upstate New York which has a long history and a rich tradition of making high quality knives dating back to the 19th century.

Started by two men named Wally Gardiner and Joe Hufnagel, they employ nine Master Cutlers with a combined knife building experience of 300 years.

By using the finest materials available combined with the skill gained from numerous years of experience, Canal Street Cutlery is committed to fulfilling their promise of providing the finest, U.S. manufactured, knives available today.

Consequently, what you can expect from Canal Street Cutlery is true custom quality knives that are 100% hand assembled and finished, the best natural and enhanced handle materials available including bone, horn, mother-of-pearl, rare hardwoods, stabilized exotic woods, classic and innovative designs finished with custom buffing and beveling.

The knives are engineered for superior comfort and performance, and each knife has its own serial and comes complete with a certificate of manufacture showing the year of completion and a description of the handle material and blade material used, a key to the Canal Street Cutlery knife numbering system, an individual jeweler’s pouch or sleeve stamped with the Canal Street Cutlery logo, and a gift box with a beautiful, antique style label.

Click here to view all the Canal Street Cutlery folding knives on Amazon.

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In our latest in depth head to head review - I will be comparing the large KA-BAR Dog's Head Coppersmith Lockback folding knife to the Canal Street Cutlery Squeeze Lockback folding knife. The large KA-BAR Dog's Head Coppersmith Lockback folding knife measures 4 7/8" closed and weighs 4 ounces. Also, it features a Flat Ground, […] Read the full review...