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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.
http://www.shelleythomas.co.uk/
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.


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15n20 and 1065 utility knife. Brazed ball bearings in Shelley Thomas' style, with the heat treatment occurring after etching so the oxidization colors remain.
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Shelley holding the work that she inspired. She is keeping the right (utility) knife.
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