Spotlights 2017-05-10T17:14:49+00:00
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10 Tools You Won’t be Sorry to Own or Give

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

10 Tools You Won't be Sorry to Own or Give As an owner of Garrett Wade I’m lucky to have access to all the tools we carry. Honestly I’m spoiled [...]

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The Maniago Region

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The Maniago Region In Northeastern Italy the flat farm plains meet the sudden rise of the Dolomite mountain range which separates Italy from Austria to the North and Slovenia to [...]

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Lake Como Region

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Lake Como Region Lake Como lies north of Milan and just south of the Swiss border, in the Lombardy region of North Central Italy. Visitors are drawn there by the beauty of its [...]

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Weather Instruments

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Weather Instruments Humans throughout history have had to reckon with patterns and forces of nature beyond their control. Hunting, farming, traveling, and building are all dependent on the right conditions; as a result, [...]

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Camping With Kids

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Camping With Kids Camping with kids can be one of the great pleasures of parenting--we say ‘can’ be, because it can also be tricky, depending on the kids and the [...]

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Product Spotlight: The Brass Capsule Multi-Tool

July 13th, 2017|1 Comment

Product Spotlight: The Brass Capsule Multi-Tool Of all the new tools we've launched this year, the capsule multi tool is the most exciting. Like most of our other tools, [...]

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My First Memory of Making

June 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

From an early age, I felt drawn towards things I could build. My first real memory of making something was a go-cart when I was about 12 or 13 years old. It was not the one pictured [...]

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The Garrett Wade Story

June 1st, 2017|1 Comment

I am well into my baby-boom years. And as I look back on many past decades – all the way back to those very early days – I think on what was important, and not important [...]

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An Overview of Japanese Tools

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Over the last few years, there has been increasing interest in the traditional tools of the Japanese woodworker. This may be the result of curiosity about things that are [...]

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Making Of: The French “Douk Douk” Knife

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Today we’re showing you a behind-the-scenes look at how one of our favorite knives, the Douk-Douk, is made. First created by Gaspard Cognet in 1929, this knife has been [...]