Large Leaf Spoon

Hammered copper and forged steel are combined with the technique of hand riveting in this whimsical culinary sculpture piece. Next to knives, kitchen utensils are one of my favorite projects to work on. Each one is slightly different and there is plenty… Continue reading

Automotive Spatula

Reclaimed sheet steel from the side panel of a van is forged and hand riveted with steel rod to create this tough camping spatula. The automotive sheet steel for the blade of this spatula is the very last bit of a piece… Continue reading

Slim Copper Spatula

An adventure in textures, this sculpture piece is as tactile as it is visual with its straight-peened handle and copper accents. One of the reasons I enjoy making kitchen utensils is that they sometimes allow for a very loose flowing creative process… Continue reading

Agricultural Pot Racks

Reclaimed steel from a well-weathered packer finds new purpose in these straight hanging kitchen racks with a variety of hooks. Reminiscent of a traditional sleigh runner pot rack, these pieces are the result of a collaborative project with my grandfather. Three hanging… Continue reading

Lilac Handled Kiri

A hand planed lilac handled traditional Japanese hand drill for woodworking operations requiring fine control. This piece was the answer to a need for a woodworking project we were creating for our home. The agricultural steel came from my great grandfather’s tractor… Continue reading

Integral Ring Knife

An early piece revisited; a traditional patterned small companion knife made from a piece of reclaimed agricultural tool steel. For those interested in collecting an earlier work, this is new old stock; one of my few remaining “first round” pieces still available… Continue reading

Forged Copper Pendant

Hand-hammered and coiled, hand-tanned deerskin with upcycled electrical wire from a house built in the 1940’s, natural patina finish. This was the first piece I forged from the short length of reno copper that came out of a house by the beach… Continue reading

Haik Integral Survival

This knife was custom designed with a client who was headed overseas. An ambitious project, the entire knife was forged and ground from a solid overload spring from a truck. The client wanted a heavy bowie style knife that was near indestructible… Continue reading

Pakkawood Clip Point

Reclaimed agricultural steel, a fused bronze guard pattern, and multi-colour hardwood laminate. The shape is based on a traditional design for an all-purpose companion knife. It is large enough to meet most tasks while eliminating excess weight and bulk. The full hidden… Continue reading