Messermacher Kappeller GmbH | Ing. Richard Kappeller | Salzburg

Der Messerkonfigurator

Gestalten Sie Ihr Messer ganz nach Ihren persönlichen Wünschen – jetzt auch online!

In unserer Werkstatt erschaffen wir jeden Tag aufs Neue einzigartige Messer. Gerne möchten wir Sie in das Erlebnis, etwas Eigenes zu erschaffen, mit einbeziehen. Um...


Taschenmesser Ramure Vario

Der Messermacher präsentiert: Kugelgelagerte Taschenmesser mit Hirschhorn-Optik

Mit großer Freude stellen wir Ihnen die neue Kleinserie Ramure Vario vor. Die Besonderheit dieser Taschenmesser sind die Griffschalen in Hirschgeweih-Optik. Dank moderner...


Neueröffnung Gechäft in Wien


Hier ein paar Eindrücke von unserem neuen Geschäftslokal in Wien   Messermacher Kappeller Wien Rauhensteingasse 5 1010...


Altes Handwerk – Verborgene Höfe!

Salzburg´s Handwerker machen auf sich aufmerksam

Am Freitag, 30.8.2019 von 14.00 – 20.00 Uhr laden die Handwerksbetriebe Messermacher und AkiDesign zu einem Fest der besonderen Art! Das gelebte Handwerk in der Salzburger...


“Amenite” – A Graceful Way to Dine

Cutlery Set Receives Top Distinction in Red Dot Award

Messermacher Kappeller GmbH has been honoured by the Red Dot Award Product Design 2019 committee. The cutlery set "Amenite" received the Red Dot: Best of the Best, the top...


Knife of the Year 2019 - Kitchen Knife

Dramatic Damascus

This is the other of our two knives awarded first place in Messermagazin's 2019 knife competition. Kitchen Knife: full integral design, non-stainless torsion damascus...


Knife of the Year 2019 - Fixed Blade Knife

The Jade Knife

In the 2019 poll of German knife magazine's "Messermagazin", we were very successful and secured first place in two categories, "Fixed Blade Knife" as well as "Kitchen...


Sharp Passion

A Visit from Wildschütz

  The lifestyle and event masterminds from Wildschütz visited our workshop and produced a wonderful video. Enjoy!



Make an Impression

An engraving gives each knife that special something. The finished piece shows the personal handwriting of the engraver as well as the knife maker and its owner. This...


Introducing the Corvus Compact

Universal Utility

The Corvus Compact is your trusted companion for both the great outdoors and everyday life. With its versatility and rugged construction, it's always the right cutting...


Recognized Craftmanship

3rd Place at the Salzburger Handwerkspreis

The renowned craft awards Salzburger Handwerkspreis was held for the 28th time, and I am honored to be among the winners again! I was awarded 3rd place for my falconry...


Handmade Leather Belts

Complete Your Look

Along with the wrist watch, the belt continues to be a mainstay among men's accessories. Whether you choose to keep it simple or make a statement, here a man can...


The Falconry Knives

Taking Knifemaking to Soaring Heights

This exciting project was commissioned by Gaston J. Glock Style Ltd., who develop products for sport shooters and hunters. I crafted fifteen hunting knives — five...


Knife Terms

A Brief Guide

Knife making is an exciting, multi-faceted field. Exploring it requires some familiarity with the steelmaking process, the various materials and manufacturing methods,...


Handle Materials

The Choice is Yours

Wood  Not only the type of wood and its specific hardness determine the properties of a wood; they are also greatly influenced by fibre direction, moisture content at...


Leather Sheaths

Stow with Style

A knife sheath has to be easily accessible and shouldn't be in the way or come loose. We craft all sheaths on-site, which allows us to tailor them to each knife. We use...



The Soul of a Knife

The choice of steel is one of the most important decisions when making a knife. We use a number of steels to fit the intended use and cutting geometry of each blade. Heat...


A New Outlook on an Old Tradition

A Knife for the Lederhose

The traditional lederhosen breeches are more fashionable than ever in the alpine region. Traditionally, lederhosen were worn for working, hunting, and hiking, and for...


My Vision

My Mission

Love for the craft. Love for tradition. Love for detail. This love gave rise to my passion for knife making. To breathe new life into an old tradition, to have people...


Damascus Steel

As Unique as a Fingerprint

Known for its mesmerizing patterns, Damascus steel is no longer limited to antique Damascene swords or Japanese sushi knives. More than ever, it can be found in modern...


Full Tang Knife

More Tang for Your Bucks

As the name suggests, the full tang design is characterised by a tang that runs the entire length of the knife. Handle scales are glued to both sides and secured with...


Our Knives II

Perfection in Form and Function

In part two of our knife guide, we introduce you to the Escort Drei-Finger, the Artis Vollintegral, and the Silva Allround. Escort Drei-Finger A type of knife held with...


Our Knives I

Equipped to Meet Every Wish

For all the romantic notions, knife-making also makes use of advanced manufacturing techniques. For instance, while the blade is lovingly honed by hand, the tempering is...


Too good not to use

These Knives are Made for Cutting ♪

As exquisite as it is, you'd be forgiven for not wanting to use a Kappeller like an ordinary knife. But that would be a waste, for a Kappeller's beauty is equalled only by...