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Work from after my class with Owen Bush. Most of the work is damascus.
Work from after my class with Owen Bush. Damascus is used in a lot of the works because it was a brand new to me.

15n20 and mild steel in a random pattern. The blade is 6.5", 6mm wide at base with progressive distal taper, and 3.3cm at the widest. The fittings are copper and brass with a purpleheart spacer, ebony handle, and inlaid canary design in twisted copper and German silver wire (the logo of the studio that commissioned the knife).
15n20 and 1065 utility knife. Brazed ball bearings in Shelley Thomas' style, with the heat treatment occurring after etching so the oxidization colors remain. 
Close up of finger-flange and bearings.
Filework on spine varies for grip. 
Shelley holding the work that she inspired. She is keeping the right (utility) knife. 
W2 and mild steel kitchen knife if Shelley Thomas style with ladder pattern blade.
A file given to me by Owen Bush when my class with him ended, reforged into a fighter similar to his own seax style with a twist. Blade was normalized, forged, annealed & drilled, normalized, differentially hardened, then double tempered to a delicious gold color at 395F/202C. The fittings are low layer damascus that's been etched then lightly repolished so only the topography shows, with steel pins, brass spacers, ebony and mosaic pin.
I live in NYC, so when the blade was finished I just ran it over to Bill at MastersmithS, where it was added to his collection and soon to be on his website - only my second accepted knife! Here's Bill with it.
Damascus utility knife of old jackhammer bit steel and mild steel that I had forged a while ago in London (at Shelley Thomas' forge), but never handled until back in the States; handle is bamboo with mosaic and brass pins. The blade is differentially hardened tempered the same as the first; but has a small cold shut that I am not thrilled with, yet doesn't effect its cutting ability.
W2 file repurposed as a knife. The vanadium content of the steel yields a nice hamon, produced with my own clay, and given a mild acid bath to really bring it out.
Straight tanto style blacksmith's twisted handle knife.
Reforged car spring (5160 high carbon steel) Japanese style blade - clay heat treated to produce a noticeable differential quench temper line. The metal is ideal for absorbing the shock of chopping anything from meat to wood, with a hardened edge for great cutting ability and soft spine for absorbing shock. It's been given a sulfuric acid bath to bring out the hamon.