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Made from maple wood, the Banjo Knife fits easily into the hand | photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty


Handcrafted oyster knives created by champion shucker find niche market Jason Woodside is a lot of things: skate punk, oysterman, dishwasher, restaurateur, musician, champion oyster shucker, and now a knife maker. An oyster knife in particular, but a knife that brings all of Woodside’s past and interests into one beautiful little thing. “So I started shucking in 1998, and then…

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A Shucking Good Time

Tyne Valley Oyster Festival is all it’s cracked up to be The eyes of the oyster world will be focused on Tyne Valley again this year for the 53rd edition of the village’s Oyster Festival, which runs from August 2 to 6. “We are extremely excited for this year’s festival, and it is shaping up to be the best festival…

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