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Address: 126 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 19077662352
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Local Alaskan and Yukon art. Over 100 artist have work in our store. Haines...

Local Alaskan and Yukon art. Over 100 artist have work in our store. Haines residents Rod and Rhonda Hinson own and operate the store year round. Rod makes custom knives and also turns wood products like pens, stylus', seam rippers and cork screw/bottle stoppers. The best homemade fudge you've ever tasted and healing salves made from local plants. Plan on spending time looking around because every spot in the store is filled with great products.

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Great place to shop! Very friendly! Found out my son was a Boy Scout & took extra time with him. Thanks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Mark H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to shop! Very friendly! Found out my son was a Boy Scout & took extra time with him. Thanks!

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Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christmas shopping is tough in small towns. Alaska rods has something for everyone & is very reasonable! Very friendly helpful owners. Made Christmas shopping at home a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Considering that Haines is not as big as Juneau or even Ketchikan, we were so surprised at the variety and quality of the merchandise at Alaska Rod's. Many beautiful custom items you can't get anywhere else. So many items sold at most of the Tourist shops have printed on them 'Alaska' but when you check carefully....they are imported from China!... More 

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Thank CaliforniaFieldmouse
Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking time to comment on our store. We strive to offer local art and crafts and now have over 100 artists from Alaska and the Yukon. Thanks again and come see us again. Rod and Rhonda More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

You will always receive the personal touch here. I originally came through 3 years ago, while working in the Haines area. I make an annual visit, to check out the homemade cutlery, hand crafted by Rod himself. Last year I purchased a Chef's knife for a chef friend in Las Vegas. He loves the knife so much, it doesn't leave... More 

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Thank cptdjc
Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our store. We really appreciate you taking the time to offer your comments. It is always good to see returning customers and know that they are happy with our service. We hope you have a great summer and are able to visit us again. Rod and Rhonda More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

One of the owners helped us the day we were there. She was very patient and provided a lot of information about the items for sale. We were so impressed we went back the next day and spent some more money. They have a Facebook page which I liked, and they post some great pictures of the area around Haines... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our store and for the very nice review. Rhonda and I really try to make visitors feel welcome and offer as much information as possible about our locally made products and our beautiful area. Thanks again and we hope you get another chance to visit. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

When traveling to Haines, a visit to Alaska Rod's is a must! The store is jam packed with a variety of goods including souvenirs, knives, and some of the best tasting fudge ever! I actually visited twice - once when a lot of people were in the store, and later, when the crowds had died down, I had a second... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It was nice getting to meet you but wish we had more time to visit. Rhonda still has your card by the register. Hope you get another chance to come to Haines and maybe stay for a week or two. go eat some Memphis BBQ for us. Our favorite place is Cozy Corner near St. Jude's.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I was surprised about the variety of quality goods offered at this store. They've got souvenirs, quality fudge and an awesome selection of hand crafted knives. I plan on purchasing more of their great products via their online store.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

They offer hand crafted knives and also Alaskan artifacts. Great fudge in all kinds of flavors. Also offer native ointments and other creams made locally. We live here so shop there often. Nice things to choose from for every age group.

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Thank Joe P
Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Excellent knives selection. Ordered a custom made salmon knife; superior quality, feel, appearance! Also got a shirt there. Definitely will shop there again on our next visit to Haines!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Purchased a beautiful kitchen knife that I use all the time. I see these knives in other ports but this is where they come from. Will go back next time we are in Haines. Great place to buy gifts. Rod is quite a nice guy too.

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