KnifeNews: CJRB Brings Multifunctional Breeze Project to Kickstarter

Like most of its peers, Artisan Cutlery is in the thick of a new year’s release blitz; but even with all the new stuff rolling out, the company found the time to launch a Kickstarter for the Breeze, its take on the enthusiast-friendly utility knife concept.

Kickstarter has been kind to knives in general, but perhaps no format has benefited from the crowdfunding platform more than the humble utility knife. While the utility knife may once have gone unnoticed by the cutlery cognoscenti, it now gets regularly treated to fancied up, enthusiast-friendly variations that go far beyond the humble Stanley in terms of material and design. And while you usually see new knife shops creating these utility knives as a way to get their name and style out there, it’s interesting to see CJRB, an established, big-name company, take a crack at the format.

I haven’t handled one yet, but I spoke with Russell this morning and he likes it a lot, despite being skeptical at first.

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CJRB Brings Multifunctional Breeze Project to Kickstarter