Category Archives: Ariovaldo Lopes
Another creation from my friend, knifemaker Aruovaldo Lopes. This one has a damascus integral blade and pau brasil wood hadle, with a leather sheath also made by him. Interested parties may contact me and I will help with comunication.
As usual, this one has a blade made of his own damascus, copper/nickel mokume bolster – also made by him – and a sculpted stag handle made by an Argentine artisan whose name I can´t recall but the guy is … Continue reading
The style is typical from my region but this one was made out of some very special materials: damascus steel blade, brass/copper mokume bolsters – all created by Ari – and snakewood handle slabs – not bad! Ari does not … Continue reading
Its been a while since I don´t show my friend Ariovaldo´s work so here is one in damascus, maple and horn. The sheath was also made by him.
This piece was made on the September, 7, holiday, with a lot of moral support from me . The blade is made of mild steel with a 5160 edge, the handle is guajuvira wood and the pics are terrible as … Continue reading
Here is another creation of my friend Ariovaldo Lopes, with his own damascus steel as usual and a stabilized maple handle. This chef´s knife has a fabulous balance! It also has a custom ivory wood box.
As Ari is much better at damascus making – and cooking, too! – than with internet skills, he has asked me to post here one of is latest creations, a manificent Sorocabana knife in damascus steel. For those who don´t know, … Continue reading
Here are a couple pictures of the visit of knifemaker Junior, a promising young maker from the nearby city of Itu, to the shop of my friend Ariovalo. Junior´s specialty is to make the Sorocabana, a very typical and rare style … Continue reading
Since I mentioned Ari, here is a sample of his excellent work. He is a fine forger and damascus maker and his knives are aways made to be used hard. Also, he is a great guy and a good friend … Continue reading