Thurston Talk Feature
Maumasi Fire Arts Creates Specialized Knives That Combine Both Form and Function By Molly Walsh Mareko Maumasi has found through his experience as a bladesmith, that a piece of art...Read more
Maumasi Featured on Throomers
If you've ever wanted to see Mareko compared to Luke Skywalker, this is your read. With Bob Kramer featured as Obi-Wan, this Throomers article takes a closer look at Mareko's knifemaking journey to date.Read more
The Cost of a Knife
"How much do your knives cost?"
"Why are your knives so expensive?"
These are just a couple of the questions that Mareko gets asked on a daily basis. The answer is not simple, but bladesmithing is not simple, so let's take a look at what goes into building a knife, and what you, the customer, get out of it.
BLADE Show Interview with Josh Weston
Check out this fun interview Mareko did with Josh Weston at the 2019 Blade Show where they talk about Pattern Welded Wednesdays, insight into some features of Mareko's chef knife design and the ongoing struggle for knifemakers to "go full time" and still stay relevant in a profession that is more passion than prosperity.Read more
Maumasi Fire Arts in Vogue Magazine
Writer and former cook, Tamar Adler, recently undertook the mission of finding "the perfect chef's knife" for Vogue Magazine. She read, she chatted, she tested and consulted, feeling her way through a wide variety of knives. About the Maumasi Fire Arts knife she said it "shredded whatever crossed its path with barely a touch on its Indonesian amboyna burl handle."Read more
Maumasi Fire Arts Newsletter
For those of you who wish to get news of what's happening in my corner of the world delivered directly to your inbox, please sign up for my monthly newsletter. I will be featuring the current happenings at MFA including events, information and sales.Read more
Knife Care Clinic
This September I'm going to be traveling around, connecting with knife makers and chefs, and talking about the best way to care for your knives. Are you interested in hosting a knife care clinic? Want to learn more about what a knife care clinic is?Read more
Michelin Guide Feature: How to Pick a Chef's Knife
Recently, Mareko took a trip down to New York City to visit my good friends at JB Prince. There, I had the opportunity, along with Tim Mussig, Exec VP & CEO of JB Prince and Geoff Feder of Feder Knives, to sit down with Jacob Dean and talk chef knives. The result is the following article, featured in the Michelin Guide: How to Pick a Chef's KnifeRead more