Charcoal forged knives made by hand from reclaimed
and natural materials using traditional techniques.
"My goal as an artist is to explore transformative process by creating knives from natural and
reclaimed materials. My approach as a craftsman is to work within the creative constraints of the
classical tanto form and nihonto handle mounting technology, building on the foundation of
13th century Japanese swordsmithing aesthetic and technique."
Making Blacksmithing Charcoal
Yaki-Ire: A Blade is Born