Here’s another fine example of the many different styles of handle that are being made for our Julius Pettersson Knife Blade. Woodlore customer Nick Simmons created a more ornate handle than is often seen, using filework techniques to great decorative effect:
Just finished this knife for my good friend Eddie’s 40th birthday. Thought you might like to see it!
There’s a mix of Barasingha antler, red fibre liner, cape buffalo horn, indian ebony and an unknown offcut that a deer keeper gave me! Loved working on it.
This is the first Scandinavian style knife I’ve made, I don’t think it’ll be the last!
All the best,
Aha! Thanks for that Glyn. There’d been some speculation that it might be an off cut from an old chair leg or something!
Hey Simmo, great job. The wood is yew from Dyrham Park, South Gloustershire. Best wishes, Glyn.
Thanks folks! Eddie liked it as well. The file work is easier than you’d think and it’s well worth having a go at it yourself. Practice in a scrap of steel or something softer like aluminium first though! I think the fact that i could do it into the back of a finished blade speaks volumes about the quality of blacksmithing. The edge being hard, the back being soft enough to file.
Fantastic – well done 🙂
WOW this is FANTASTIC.
Really loving the detail to your work, when is your next one being done? George would love one….
Superb work. Really good filework too.
Very very nice work my friend, Really like carving on top there!