Shane Partridge from Blacks Blades have done a beautiful knife with Curly Birch and brass handle, with matching brass handle pins. Check out more photos of his work here on facebook.
11th Feb 2019
Samuel Hart did a great instructional picture-series on Instagram, and we wanted to share it here.It covers how to make a knife including the blade, using simple hand tools and one of our Basic Knife Making Kits.Check out Sam's Instagram for the original post here Sam chose the Carbon Steel kit, this is the easiest to heat treat at home and the one we generally recommend;The kit comes with 1084 Carbon Steel, a 330 mm piece big enough for a full-sized chef knife or 2 smaller blade …
5th Feb 2019
Back and fresh from the Holiday Season, we've our second of the Meet The Maker series.Ben McKenzie has been making knives for only a couple of years, but has most definitely seen the light and is now teaching knife making to Year 9 students as well making his own. It's an interesting journey, and one many of you will find an inspiring read! Ben McKenzieAge? 40Why did you start making?I am a Design Technology (Woodwork/Metal/Electronics etc.) teacher having taught in Public and Cat …
23rd Jan 2019
Bevan Badcott makes some really interesting looking jewlery!Check out these hand made rings with metal inserts and wooden bands, some even have stone inlays.First time we have seen Curly Birch in a ring before, and we like it!
22nd Jan 2019
Jamie M sent some photos today of a beautiful Japan-inspired Chef knife.The blade is a San Mai Santoku 180 with handle and matching Saya in Ironwood.The blade is recessed into the handle block, and a cypress pine bolster completes the knife.
11th Jan 2019