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Patrick Pevernagie

  • iPKnives
  • Knife maker
  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Master Artisan
Patrick Pevernagie Knife maker
Dutch, English, French
By appointment only
+32 470282676

The beauty of imperfection

  • • Patrick’s functional art brightens up kitchens
  • • As a child, he wanted to become a chef
  • • He experiments with all kinds of materials

Factory robots can in a relatively short time make hundreds of perfect knives, but these products won’t have a true personality. Artisanal knife maker Patrick Pevernagie on the other hand is proud to underline that his own creations are imperfect, but that he gives them a soul as he slowly turns the steel into a knife. He even named his studio near Antwerp iPKnives, short for ‘imperfectly Perfect Knives’. Imperfect though they are, Patrick's knives are efficient kitchen tools that look great and are made to last. “As a passionate hobby cook, I know very well how a knife should perform. Design-wise, I love to think out of the box. My creations are functional pieces of art, which perfectly fit in with all the trendy and colourful appliances in modern kitchens.”

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Modern Santoku kitchen knife

This modern knife is created according to the Santoku principles, a Japanese way of designing western kitchen knives. It’s a knife for everyday use, ideal for cutting, chopping, slicing and dicing. It is made from stainless Sandvik steel and has a handle from stabilised burl.

Length 21 cm
Diameter 5 cm

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Juma Golden Dragon knife handle

This graceful knife handle with reverse taper is made from stabilised maple wood, which gives it an elegant look, but also ensures a firm grip. The handle has a Juma Golden Dragon insert and a black G10 liner.

Length 12 cm
Width 2.8 cm
Height 2.5 cm

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Table knives with octagonal handle

These luxury table knives are made of stainless Niolox+ steel. Their octagonal Juma carbon handles are a wink to the traditional Japanese Wa-Handles, used on many Japanese kitchen knives.

Length 24 cm
Width 1.6 cm
Height 2 cm

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