Need a local gift? Shop Gifted 2018 the Edmonton Made catalogue. There are over 100 products featured in the catalogue by over 80 different Edmonton businesses. Below is a profile of one of them:
In a province where most machine shops work in service to oil and gas, Chris Kirchen is somewhat of an anomaly. A mechanical engineer by trade, Kirchen uses his machines to manufacture a nearly 150-year-old invention — the safety razor.
Traditional wet shaving is experiencing a resurgence, and Karve’s luxurious product line fits right in with Edmonton’s growing number of men’s grooming oils, waxes and shaving soaps.