Posts by jjt


Archipelago

Archipelago


Posted on Apr 1, 2020

Alexandre wished a cooking knife of a special kind.After an intensive conversation about the different features the knife should have, we fixed every detail and fitted them to his anthropomorphic measurements.the result is here. I started the making with the pamor type named Udan Emas, which means gold rain.After some preparations, I decided to alter the idea to make something unusual, something never seen before. This view is for all...

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Stylet corse

Stylet corse


Posted on Apr 1, 2020

Jean-Luc wanted a corsican styletto.this is my interpretation. The proportions are 3/31/3 for the hilt, 2/3 for the blade.the scabbard is danish plaice skin upon a woodcore. The tang is going through and is peened over an hexagon brass bushing.the hilt is of wenge wood.The guard is brass. the point of balance is exactly on the guard.Netto weight; 77,6g.

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A Dagger for Paul

A Dagger for Paul


Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Paul asked me if I was game to make him a dagger. After some sketches and talks, we decided to make this one. It should have something special, business-like. I chose a very unique tungsten damascus with various tool steels added.Comissionned and completed in 2019. I like to make my daggers with an extra thick point zone. This point being no exception is about 8mm thick: almost 1/4″. For the hilt, I selected a unique piece of...

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Higonododo

Higonododo


Posted on Nov 12, 2019

Higonododo is an experiment. I wanted to find out if an anticlastic formed handle would be feasible. On my sketches it looked like fun. I had to make it to find out how much fun. the handle is coldforged freehand in an anticlastic form. I kept the shape chubby, curvy and bulky for enhanced comfort for the user. I couldn´t resist forging a scroll to the blade tail, so a ring could be inserted. The blade is sanmai damascus with an edge...

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A new FDS for Jens

A new FDS for Jens


Posted on Nov 12, 2019

FDS stands for the name Feuille de Sauge. the blade is made of 1.2002, a filesteel with 1,2%C The beautiful blond handle is made from the horn point of a Watusi ochs.

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