Imagine your wife having this custom knife made for you as a birthday gift! A custom order for a German chef. 161 layered San Mai damascus steel, stabilised burl wood, buffalo horn & messing for the handle. ...Read More
This custom order has a very special story to it. I was asked by I-A interior architects to make a kitchen knife matching their exclusive STRATO handmade kitchen furniture. THE UNIQUENESS MODEL BY STRATO As the furniture is made with burned Oak and messing inlay, they wanted...Read More
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.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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 ...Read More
Here's a WIP of 2 chef knives. The bolster is made of messing and hand hammered. The blades are triple layer Japanese San Mai forged blades. This technique has a high carbon tool steel layer sandwiched between 2 softer steels and forge welded together. The high...Read More