Knives and Tools

Misc. Tools, Awls, Cups, Horn Nock (1998-2004)

The knife is loosely based on those in the Museum of London
Knives and Scabbards book, although the bone handle is my own design.  The blade is a pre bought Green River blade..  The needle case is carved from cow horn. (both about 1997)

Two interpretations of an awl found in Greenland, c1350. Carved without a lathe (2000)

Diamond bladed awl based on a 9th century Polish example.  Blade  was purchased. (2000)
   

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This knife for Beorhtlic Fokwineson, made around 1998
 

Dining Knife, made around 1998

Dining Knife, made around 1998


 

Knife (1997)

Bone Handled Knife (1997)

14th Century knife blades (1997)

Knives made from a 19th century forged blade (1996)

Knife made from a 19th century forged blade (1996)

Bone Handled Knife (1996)

YewHandled Knife (1996)

Kitchen Knife (1996)

YewHandled Knife (1996)
     

Shoemnaking Tools(2004)

Various shoemaking tools

Awls(2004)

Awl(2005)

Various shoemaking tools (2005)

Various shoemaking tools (2005)

Various shoemaking tools (2005)

Various shoemaking tools (2005)

Various shoemaking tools (2005)

Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002


(refinished 2004)


Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1350s Greenland last (1997, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998, photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

Last based on 1590s Netherlands last (1998. photo by Mitch Utsey Feb 2002

1400 era last (note that the initial cutting of the bottom board in this piece was not done by me, but was rough cut out for me by a gentleman known as Oxlade Lachlan Mackinnon.  I attached another board on those bottom pieces, and started in with a rasp. This is one of a pair  (2002)

(refinished, 2004)

A different pair of 14th century Lasts (June 2004)


Early 15th century Lasts based on the Lubeck Last (June 2004)

A 12th century sole shaped last base on Swedish example (June 2004)

Part of a pair of lasts based on the 11th century York Last (June 2004)

Example of a "pin" on a last (June 2004)

A variation of a 12th century German style last (June 2004)

A group portrait of the above listed lasts(June 2004)
   

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Compiled by Marc Carlson
It was last edited 22 January 2007