A Santoku is used as a general-purpose kitchen knife originating in Japan. “Santoku” in Japanese means knife “Three Virtues” as this knife is a true all rounder: vegetables, meat, fish, etc… The blade was cryo treated in liquid nitrogen to fully optimise the crystal structure to 62/63 HRC. This is much harder than regular knives so this knife should be treated as a high precision tool and not as a bone chopper.
CUSTOM TRAPPER FOR A BUSHCRAFT INSTRUCTOR Here's a TRAPPER knife in ELMAX, a custom order for the owner and lead bushcraft instructor at OUTDOORSCHOOL.BE in Belgium. It's very satisfying to see my knives used by professionals. He's the kind of guy that refuses to use a fire steel because he prefers...Read More
Falconry collection launch at ADIHEX 2021 The new FALCONRY COLLECTION accessory concept debuts at ADIHEX 2021 with the bespoke falcon nomad set. Swiss companies Purest and Orlando Maroquinier, together with Studio Blade, launch a limited edition of numbered handmade accessories that bring unprecedented contemporary comfort to falconry expeditions, travels and...Read More
Sub-zero treatment of steels is a relatively new process that is gaining acceptance and is becoming increasingly popular. Cryo treatment in liquid Nitrogen of higher-alloy and carburized steels is an additional step in the heat treatment hardening process. It completes the metallurgical phase transformation of...Read More
I’m excited and honoured to be selected for the DAMASTEEL INVITATIONAL August 29, 2020. This event will be attended by world class knife makers that will show their unique culinary knives. I could use your support on this one. If you vote you get a chance to win a beautiful Damasteel® Chef knife from german WMF!
This made my day. My latest hunting knife design is featured on the cover of the Belgian hunting magazine “De Vlaamse jager“.
“HUBERT” is a dedicated skinning knife for hunters or fishermen. It’s designed to work well in a reversed grip for skinning tasks after a successfull hunt.
A knife is by far the most important tool to carry in the wild. However, a dull knife is useless and dangerous. Knifesharpening is an art and an exercise in Zen meditation. Wax on wax off! Take your time and control your breathing. Remember, practice...Read More