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Knife Manufacturing: Factory Tours

These factory tours will show you all the technics and processes of probably the oldest -yet still used- tool on the eath, ie knife manufacturing. This involves steel selection, coating or treatment, machining, plastics or leatherwork, ergonomics.

We have classified these tours from artisan/low volume to industrial high volume production, but all with excellent quality and mastering their processes and market segments.

Gough workshop

Aaron is an amateur who specialized and professionalized in his little shop and got famous in his survival knife domain. His video is very detailed in described precisely all steps from steel selection, treatment, coating, CNC efficiency, to finishing processes, all in a one-man company and with the help of some suppliers.

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Japanese Blades

Focusing on the work of steel, enjoy hand-made blades without any automation

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Victorinox manufacturing their Swiss Army Knife

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See also other videos online by Vircorinox explaining the ideation of the product, the research, or fighting copies.

Wüsthof in Solingen

We could not finish this review without at least one factory in Solingen, one of the capitals of cutlery and Wüsthof detailed factory video:

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