Copper and steel fireplace doors, to match and complete a 1920s marble fireplace. Some very simple repousse, modern and traditional forms.
A hammer poll version of a famous movie tomahawk. Client request.
Hand-forged in their entirety,
from leaves to rivets.
Entirely hand-forged and polished – an exercise in patience. 11,000 layers of 1090/1040 steel kobuse-welded around a soft-iron core. Dimensions taken from a Kamakura-period Bizen. Fitted with a quilted-maple saya to reflect my western sensibilites.
A mid-size axe based on examples from the early middle-ages. Mild steel with a 5”, 1060 bit. 48”
Ash haft. Weight 1.5#.
Three small hunting knives, all 5160. From top, hafts are antler/cedar burl, Koa/Maple/Brass and Walnut with copper pins.
An even bigger knife – 15” overall. Differentially-quenched 5160 blade, hafted with antler, nickel-silver and maple then elaborately file-worked. Balance is exceptional.
A big knife for a big serviceman. Parkerized
5160 steel with a cloth-resin grip.
Pipe tomahawk forged from a .45 muzzle-loader barrel. Pierced blade, pewter and brass accents.
Pipe tomahawk with light engraving
and pewter accents.
Small dovetailed walnut chest, with forged
iron hardware from extant 18thc New
From a set of 18th c fireplace tools.
Wrought with precision.
Detail of a stand for fireplace tools,
showing complexity of finials.
A large, contemporary Celtic Cross
for a family memorial.