Hand forged Sunday morning

IMG_2247In Mick’s spare time he’s been forging custom knives. The weight and balance of each is beautiful. Terrifyingly sharp.

IMG_2248Scraping hides.

IMG_2250Damascus steel. Each layer a step in the process. I asked Mick how long it takes. He smiled and said, “Time.”

IMG_2252Bowie knife. “It must be long enough to use as a sword, sharp enough to use as a razor, wide enough to use as a paddle, and heavy enough to use as a hatchet.” – Russell T Johnson.

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IMG_2253One tiny pit.

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Alder handle with a skull cracking, polished steel base.

 

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