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DOCU FOR ARTE “OLD CRAFTS, YOUNG MASTERS”

Mischief films, a tv production company from Vienna is making a 5 -part docu for ARTE "OLD CRAFTS, YOUNG MASTERS" on the new generation of craftsman in Western Europe. I was asked to participate and it was quite an experience. I made a very special 240 layer Damascus...

Workshops 2018!

WORKSHOP MESSEN MAKEN

Gedurende 2 dagen begeleidt Studio Blade je in de kunst van messen maken. In een professioneel uitgerust atelier kan je je eigen mes maken. Indien je goed doorwerkt, ga je na de workshop met je zelfgemaakte mes naar huis. Het kan echter zijn dat je thuis nog een en ander moet afwerken.

 

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2018

DAG VAN DE AMBACHTEN 2017

Zondag 26 november is het weer zover; DE DAG VAN DE AMBACHTEN 2017! Studio Blade zet zijn deuren wagenwijd open. Kom gerust eens een kijkje nemen in het nieuwe atelier. Van 10:00 tot 17:00 kan je Studio Blade bezoeken. Adres: Studio Blade Watermolen 13 2980 Halle Zoersel Je rijdt best op...

New workshop!

I have a new workshop!

I was lucky some friends jumped in to move all my equipment into the new workshop. It’s a massive, enormous space. It seems unreal to me know that I’ve been working in a small stable next to my house all those years.

Damascus steel dagger!

Finally, I finished this 240 layer damascus steel dagger with an ebony handle. A few months ago a fanatic dagger collector made this custom order. He told me he was a big fan of the classic Fairbairn-Sykes dagger, so I based my design on that....

Kiridashi design for SOMA restaurant

A while ago I got a special request to design and make a set of kiridashis as tableware (i.e. small Japanese knife for craftsmen) for a new restaurant in Antwerp. After making a prototype, the design was approved and I got to work.   The restaurant is SOMA in Antwerp...

BOTANIK festival in Antwerp

I'm invited to BOTANIK festival in Antwerp. This year the festival's thema is "extreme crafting", that's why I'm invited. If you want to have a look at my recent work, come on over! Green guerrilla Botanic festival!!! Friday & Saturday  5 & 6 in May DE SINGEL in...