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Pirate and utility knife in Shelley Thomas style.

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Hello again!
I've spent the last week at Shelley Thomas' forge at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum, and recently made two knives that emulate her style to a degree. She is a asymmetrical and organic furniture and jewelry maker who's signature is the brazed ball bearing.
Here I have two knives that incorporate my own technique with her unique form. I would love to know what you guys think!

"Pirate" knife with W2 blade, brazed ball bearing & forged mild steel guard and pommel with bamboo handle and fileworked spine.


15n20 and 1065 utility knife. Brazed ball bearings in Shelley Thomas' style, with the heat treatment occurring after etching so the oxidization colors remain.

Shelley holding the work that she inspired. She is keeping the right (utility) knife.

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