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MAKING THE BOLSTER

Here's a WIP of 2 chef  knives. The bolster is made of messing and hand hammered. The blades are triple layer Japanese San Mai forged blades. This technique has a high carbon tool steel layer sandwiched between 2 softer steels and forge welded  together. The high...

THE JUDGE

Meet THE JUDGE: bigger, stronger and meaner! Only available for rulers, this 36,5 cm knife will quickly settle any legal problems...

Custom leatherwork THIS IS ANTWERP

Knife making combines many different techniques and requires working with different materials, wood, metal, leather, synthetics, bone, etc. As I make the leather sheaths for my knives myself, once in a while people ask me to design and do custom leatherwork. I just finished making 13...

The traveller, a drawn spec sheet by Daan Rosseels!

This neck knife is my most popular model. My good friend Daan Rosseels is a world class illustrator and made me this spec sheet as a gift, it's actually his own knife.  This model is from the first batch first I made, since then the...

The traveller in Oman

This is my traveller neck knife in Oman, I take this knife everywhere. Used it for cooking while I was wild camping in the deserts. Oman should be on your bucket list, rent a 4x4, load it up basic camping equipment, a gps, a shovel, lots...

Kiridashi obsession

[gallery ids="50702,50701,50703,50705,50707,50708,50709,50710"] Since a year or so, I have a bit of an obsession with the japanese kridashi knife. It's a small utility knife for craftsmen and artists like instrument builders, leather workers, sculptors, woodcarvers, etc...

Jade Petty knife in O1 steel

This is my favourite size for a kitchen knife. High carbon steel with a G10 jade handle. Overall length : 25 cm Length blade: 13 cm Thickness: 2 mm Steel: O1 ...

Sharpening service

Sharpening knives is an art! A lot of people struggle to sharpen their knives and get frustrated with it. Specialised equipment is very expensive and sharpening on a stone is extremely time consuming and difficult. As a knifemaker I've done a lot of research on...

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