Knife Making

Video: Rodrigo Sfreddo crafts his ABS International Smith Knife of the Year

Rodrigo Sfreddo is an ABS Master smith from Brazil. This video from American Bladesmith Society’s YouTube channel announces their choice for the 2016 ABS International Smith Knife of the Year. The video has artistic production values fitting a knife which is an absolute work of art.

From the YouTube description:

“This “Modern Gaucho” knife with integral construction was forged in Damascus steel in a “W” pattern with gold inlay stamp. The handle is in his Keyhole style, with hidden tang and polished border, and desert Ironwood handle and will be available on Saturday, June 4, 2015 at 10AM in Room# 103 at the ABS Knife Auction during the 2016 Blade Show in Atlanta, GA.”

That Damascus. Wow.

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