Buying knives online

How Olfa’s innovation and quality create great craft knives

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Olfa blades and Olfa rotary cutters are not only one of the most distinctively designed you can buy they also come from a company with a record of innovation. Olfa’s name is even derived from the Japanese words for bend and break, a reflection of the snap-off blade they invented. The company founder, working in a printing company, found the blades they used for cutting paper became blunt quickly, but realised that other parts of the blade remained sharp as they were unused in the cut. Working from this observation he developed a blade with scored lines along the length...

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What makes Swann-Morton blades so good?

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Swann-Morton is perhaps best known as a manufacturer of surgical blades, but it’s that heritage that means their blades are excellent for art and craft knives. A brief history Swann-Morton boasts a proud history. Starting in the UK’s traditional heartland of steel production, Sheffield, the company began by manufacturing razor blades before specialising in surgical blades. It is also a pioneering company, while employee ownership might seem like a 21st century business model Swann-Morton was a pioneer, establishing an employee trust that part owned the company in the mid-1940s. Their products are made not by employees but by company owners...

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5 reasons to buy Olfa Cutters and Swann Morton blades online

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The internet has undoubtedly brought a great revolution in commerce. More and more people prefer online shopping as it offers many advantages over the old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar shopping. Here are a few reasons why you should buy online the next time you run out of blades for your Olfa Cutters or need a Swann Morton supplier! Buying knives & blades online for more convenience It is simply the easiest way to shop. No queues, no travel, and it’s certainly much faster to buy replacement Knives and blades online that it is to go to your local trade shop. You’ll also likely...

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Bear Grylls and his Stanley Knife

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Have you heard of Bear Grylls?  This intrepid explorer runs wild in scarily hostile environments for a living and has nothing but the clothes on his back and his Stanley Knife! Because Bear Grylls is so adept at extreme survival in extreme scenarios, he is now taking people on once in a lifetime experiences, known as the Bear Grylls Survival Academy.  this course promises to teach adults the basics of wild survival and amazingly, Bear has now come up with a family version, where everyone can get involved! Bear Grylls and his Stanley Knife Bear Grylls courses consist of learning...

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Gr8 Pro safety knives – why should I buy online?

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More and more people are buying online. Shopping on the internet is certainly convenient and quick, but it also is much safer, especially in recent times. There are many benefits to using the internet. Online shopping is undoubtedly one of them. So how is buying Gr8 Pro safety knives better online than in the real world? Save time & money Ordering knives online (like the Gr8 Safety Hook Knife) undoubtedly saves a lot of time - searching for a specific replacement knife or blade will often only takes minutes, and the checkout is often very fast too. Many people also...

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