Interview with Raphael Durand
The French knifemaker Raphael Durand studied at the University of Lyon and now runs a smithy in Thiers. He transposes traditional designs into modern concepts, such as the classic Navajas from the Mediterranean region. The result is extraordinary classic knives with modern materials and mechanisms.
Interview with Cemal Altunkaynak
For more than 30 years Cemal Altunkaynak has been making high quality knives by hand in our manufactory and is now responsible for large parts of the production. The experienced knifemaker gives unique insights behind the scenes of Boker, explains his complex work and talks about his career and life.
For a healthy nature
In cooperation with the Forest Association Bergisches Land, which is committed to the sustainable management of the local forests here in Solingen, we plant a Boker tree with every order we receive until the end of 2020. After all, planting trees is one of the most important steps in limiting the rise in temperature on our planet and protecting the habitat of all animals and humans.
My Favorite Knife | Messerstudio Weiß
The Swabian Alb with its breathtaking landscapes is one of the most popular vacation regions in Germany and also offers the ideal playground for small and large nature discoverers. In idyllic Pfullingen owner Klaus white followed the call of nature and realized his dream of his own specialized store.
My Favorite Knife | The Old Man Amsterdam Knives & Tools
The Old Man Amsterdam Knives & Tools, managed by Joris and Kyle, is located in the heart of the Dutch capital, surrounded by numerous grachten (Dutch: canals) and fietspaden (Dutch: cycle paths). The company was founded in 1924 by the Eberhardt family as a forge under the name "Eberhardt Aziatische Kunst B.V." and lived mainly from the import of artistic ironware such as chandeliers from the Far East.
My Favorite Knife | Tabak Söldner
The Bavarian Forest offers nature lovers a breathtaking idyll with lush green meadows, wonderful hiking trails and above all distraction from the stressful everyday life. The family business Tabak Söldner, located in the tranquil Freyung, can already look back on a company history of over 60 years.
My Favorite Knife | Stahl-Hart
The Berlin specialist shop for kitchen, sports and EDC knives, scissors, defence equipment, weapons and much more, which was founded in 2010, is passionately run by Mr Feldner and his co-worker. "When I bought my first knife in 1978, it was all over me. High quality materials and the product refinement of many knives fascinated me and I started collecting knives."
My Favorite Knife | Rasierer-Zentrale
The Rasierer-Zentrale in Lüneburg was founded 63 years ago. The family-run company is managed by Michael Kalb and his two sons Björn and Marco: "With three men in the management there are certainly minor disagreements, but there is no mistake about one thing. Our common Boker favorite knife is the Boker Boxer Desert Ironwood. The classic knife shape, the timeless design and the versatility convinced us in no time at all."
My Favorite Knife | Schlüsseldienst Fischer
The family business Schlüsseldienst Fischer is located in the historic centre of Mittenwald, the highest climatic health resort in Germany and a popular holiday destination for hikers and winter sports enthusiasts. Sepp Fischer, who was born in Mittenwald, and his wife Traudl started in 1975 as a pure key service. In 1980 they expanded their range of products to include knives and gift products.
On this occasion we would like to assure you that we are currently doing everything to provide you with the extensive service of the Boker Manufactory Solingen in the coming weeks in the usual high quality. This includes the dispatch of goods, advice by phone and email as well as current information about our products.
My Favorite Knife | Dotzert-Müller
Founded in 1879 and located in the Töngesgasse near Frankfurt's Zeil since the 1950s, the specialty shop under the management of qualified knifemaker Andrea Müller stands for tradition, expertise and dedication: "The passion for knives has always been with me. I can't exactly quantify when or by which event this passion was kindled".
My Favorite Knife | Paramitos
Most retailers started out in the traditional way with a local store and over time added an online shop to it. For us it was the other way round: Paramitos started in 2013 as a pure online shop, in early 2019 we opened a store in the centre of Oranienburg. There my team and I now have the opportunity to advise customers personally and according to their needs.
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