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Us by night, night market! 23-24-24 nov 2017

If you would like to check out my recent work come and say hello at my booth on this festival. I've made a few chef knives from Damasteel. Damasteel is a Swedisch company producing ultrahigh tech patterned quality steel. The knives will come with some exclusive...

Workshop messen maken okt. & nov. 2017 (VOLZET)

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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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...

Munchies!

Munchies, the Vice website for foodies has written an article about my knives and how I work. I'm really happy with that. I better start making some chef knives. Problem is, every time I make a chef knife it sells really fast! Check it out! https://munchies.vice.com/nl/articles/in-het-atelier-van-de-belgische-messenmaker-die-zichzelf-leerde-smeden    ...

Workshop sounds

Ever wondered how it sounds when you are forging a blade? Well, last weekend some participants of the workshop "`MAKE YOUR OWN KNIFE" got the chance to experience just that! This is a 1 minute audio recording that takes you through several sounds inside the workplace. Recordings made...