Terms & Conditions

Legal


YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD TO PURCHASE. THE MAKER / OWNER OR ITS AFFILIATES OF HOPWOOD ARTISAN BLADES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE SHOULD YOU, HURT, CUT, MAIM OR KILL ANY ANIMALS, YOURSELF OR OTHERS WITH OUR KNIVES. SEEK PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE BEFORE USING OUR KNIVES. BY ACCEPTING AND USING THIS OUR KNIVES YOU ARE ACCEPTING ALL RESPONSIBILITIES AND WILL NOT HOLD THE MAKER / OWNER, ITS AFFILIATES OR HOPWOOD ARTISAN BLADES RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OR LAWSUITS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING YOUR OWN LOCAL LAWS

Knife Care


MANY OF THE STEELS WE USE ARE STEELS THAT MAY RUST IF NOT CARED FOR CORRECTLY. MAINTAINING HOPWOOD ARTISAN BLADES PRODUCTS INVOLVES REGULARLY OILING THE BLADE AND KEEPING THE EDGE SHARP. IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON STORING THE BLADE/BLADES FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME DO NOT STORE IN THE SHEATH AS IT PROMOTES RUST.

Sheath Care


MOST OF THE SHEATHS WE USE WILL BE MADE OUT OF KYDEX. WE USE SIMPLY A DETERGENT AND WATER SOLUTION OR SOAP AND WARM WATER WITH A TOOTH BRUSH TO CLEAN THE SHEATH. DO NOT USE CHEMICAL CLEANERS LIKE ACETONE OR TURPENTINE IT WILL DISCOLOR THE SHEATH. A GOOD AIR CAN OR HOSE TO BLOW OUT THE INSIDE MAY ALSO BE USEFUL. ANY DIRT, SAND OR GRIT ON THE INSIDE OF THE SHEATH KNIFE WILL SCRATCH THE BLADE.

Blemishes


BECAUSE THESE ARE A “HANDMADE” KNIVES THERE MAY BE MINOR IMPERFECTIONS. BLEMISHES, NICKS, WAVY LINES, TOOL MARKINGS, UNEVEN GRIND LINES, HANDLE MARKS, SHEATH MARKS, ETC. THESE IMPERFECTIONS ARE ONLY SURFACE BLEMISHES AND WILL NOT AFFECT THE KNIFES PERFORMANCE.

Abuse Knife Clause


PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR KNIVES FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE THAN WHAT IT IS INTENDED FOR. (OUR KNIVES ARE NOT TO BE USED AS A PRY BAR, AXE, SCREWDRIVER, PICK, SHOVEL, THROWING KNIFE OR HAMMER) EXTREME TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATIONS MAY HAVE AN EFFECT ON THE STEEL. IT’S BEST TO KEEP YOUR KNIFE AT THE TEMPERATURE YOU INTENDED TO USE IT IN. BATONING, HAMMERING, PRYING, THROWING, STEPPING ON, HANGING FROM OR COPPING BRICKS, STONES OR METALS IS NOT NORMAL OR INTENDED USE AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED UNLESS IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION. DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOUR KNIFE OR MONEY WILL NOT BE REPLACED OR REFUNDED IN THE EVENT OF ABUSE OR EXTREME TESTING.

Liability


IN NO EVENT WILL THE MAKER/ OWNER BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY OF OUR KNIVES

Warranty


DAMAGE DUE TO MISUSE IS NOT COVERED IN THE WARRANTY. IF THE KNIFE HAS BEEN MODIFIED THIS ALSO VOIDS THE WARRANTY. IF THE KNIFE IS DEFECTIVE DUE TO IMPROPER MANUFACTURING THEN CONTACT THE MAKER OR DISTRIBUTER.