Michael B did a knife making course with Wayne from Ironlord Forge, located at the mid-north coast of NSW.With a clear idea of what he wanted to design and make, Michael walked in with his raw materials from Creative Man and under the careful eye of Wayne Saunders made these stunning cleavers!We are loving the clear lines and the excellent finish. Thank you to Wayne and Michael for the photo!Wayne has been a full-time blacksmith and knife makers since 2003 can be contacted on IronlordForge. …
13th May 2019
Ranid sent in a couple of photos of his custom Laplander.Using the long Lauri Laplander blade in 80CrV2 Carbon Steel, he had made a big chopper with comfortable looking Curly Birch handle and, brass bolster and mosaic pins.Love the finish of the handle, and that shape looks very comfortable.Good work, Ranid!
7th May 2019
Scott T in Victoria has sent us a photo showing how his block of stabilised curly birch turned out. The blade is from an old file given a new lease on life, the guard is in polished brass.This may not be a secret, that we are quite fond of Curly Birch here at Creative Man, and stabilised CB is no exception! Stabilised wood has the added benefits of not absorbing moisture and being able to take a bit more abuse than raw wood handles. …
1st May 2019
We love getting photos from completed knives and today we wanted to share one of them.The blade is the EnZo Chef 160 and the scales are from Red Mallee Burl, with mosaic pins and red spacers.Jon Day has done a really good job on this one, looks like it will be a kitchen favourite.
22nd Apr 2019
Another beautiful piece by full-time French maker Paul E Arestan, based outside Brisbane.Handle is in figured York Gum Burl and blade in stainless steel damascus Paul also holds practical workshops with small class-sizes, if wanting to make your own version, contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org …
8th Apr 2019