Cherry Wood hand carved, torch scorched pommel, and blue milk paint wash. Tung oil over top.

Cherry Wood hand carved, torch scorched pommel, and blue milk paint wash. Tung oil over top.

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These tools are slow crafted with love, care and attention to detail. I hand forge, grind, heat treat, and handle these woodworking tools in my home shop in Southern New Hampshire. My products are driven by my experience carving, along with feedback and influence from friends, customers, natural beauty and modern design.

Sloyd Knives moving through the pre-heat treat QC process.

Sloyd Knives moving through the pre-heat treat QC process.

Wormy Ash and Roasted Cherry. “Roasting” in the oven at roughly 400 degrees offers a deep rich color.  As opposed to scorching is done by torch and is actual black char on the surface

Wormy Ash and Roasted Cherry. “Roasting” in the oven at roughly 400 degrees offers a deep rich color. As opposed to scorching is done by torch and is actual black char on the surface

Black Locust Sloyd knives, hand carved and finished with Tung oil.

Black Locust Sloyd knives, hand carved and finished with Tung oil.

Half scorch on Sycamore (right) and Ash (left). Monadnock Right, Mellow Left

Half scorch on Sycamore (right) and Ash (left). Monadnock Right, Mellow Left

The Mellow, The Monadnock, and The North Pack Respectively. My three main hook knife profiles

The Mellow, The Monadnock, and The North Pack Respectively. My three main hook knife profiles

Hi, I’m Matt. I make tools for carving spoons and other wood craft.

Hi, I’m Matt. I make tools for carving spoons and other wood craft.