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Seven Feet Apart – Interview with Matt Bagwell

Seven Feet Apart has only been going seven months. They hand make stylish shoes from the finest Italian leather and combine that with some proper engineering. The name refers to the rails of broad gauge railway, invented by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The full story is incredible. I got chatting to co-founder Matt Bagwell and it turns out he is a blood relative of the great man! Wow. We asked Matt a few questions to find out more….

TOG Talks To Birch Restaurant

Birch is a small, owner-run neighbourhood restaurant in Bristol with a field on the outskirts of the city where they grow produce for the daily changing menu. We talked menus, cider and knives with owner and Chef, Sam.

Home Deliveries of Knives Bought Online to be Banned

A new law has been proposed by the UK Government banning home deliveries of knives bought online. This could be the end of TOG Knives and other UK knife producers who sell on the internet. The law and other measures to tackle knife crime in the UK are to be reviewed in Autumn 2017. At […]

What is Kebony?

I’m Bert, designer & Knifemaster of TOG Knives. When I began researching handle materials for TOG Knives, I looked into a wide range of interesting products and tested numerous prototypes. I wanted something that was both natural and sustainable, whilst withstanding the tough environment of a commercial kitchen, a stark contrast to a domestic kitchen. […]

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