Keith Nix, the local custom knife maker, specializes in Chefs Knives in Black Mountain and other hand made kitchen cutlery. Keith brings a unique touch to his craft, with his own unique handle design, locally sourced woods, and in house heat treating. He is a native of Black Mountain, the little town just minutes east of Asheville, NC, and loves making custom knives, kitchen knives, hunting knives, belt knives and outdoor knives right here in town. Keith and his family operate a knife shop that ensures you get the highest quality knife, tailor made to fit your needs. And unlike some other makers, we never take a non-refundable “deposit”. If you’re looking for an Asheville Knife Maker, we’re only minutes away!
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Keith Nix grew up in Black Mountain, surrounded by the beauty of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and valleys, which became a playground took a significant role in shaping his character. He holds dear to heart the memories of chasing after stunning waterfalls, fishing in the creeks, and discovering the natural wonders of this region. Living and working here his entire life, he wouldn’t have it any other way. His home, store, and knife shop are situated just five miles to the west of the Eastern Continental Divide, nestled in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains.