Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Murray Carter Damascus Neck Knife is Copperized

Here's a weird project that a friend tasked me to try. He sent me one of his Murray Carter damascus neck knives and requested that I etch it with copper. I gladly accepted the challenge because when else would I get to try this, not many people are willing to fork over such a pricey knife for an experiment.

Here's the results...

Pretty crazy, huh?

Friday, October 7, 2011

Western (Yo) to Eastern (Wa) Handle Conversion

Besides our normal sharpening service and making custom knives we also do all sorts of upgrades & reconfiguration work as well. One such example is this Misono Swedish Steel (carbon) Dragon Sujihiki that we converted from a western handle to a wa handle.

The handle we installed is HI Cook Pine & streaked buffalo made by Stefan Keller of



Friday, January 21, 2011