The North Branch School – Cindy's Store
Auction Ends: Dec 14, 2018 08:00 PM EST

Fine Vermont Crafts

Bladesmith Forged Hunting Knife

Item Number
305
Estimated Value
$225 USD
Sold
$200 USD to izmo
Number of Bids
8  -  Bid History

Item Description

Hand forged by bladesmith Dominic Paolantonio of SilverLeaf Forge, located in Bristol, Vermont.

Made from a sheer steel blade salvaged from a horse buggy spring that was found on North Branch School's property. The handle is from a burl that was also discovered on school grounds. It has a stabilized handle with a dyed purple burl spacer. Also has a forged integral finger guard.

This knife encompasses North Branch School,  from the color of the Purple Prunes to the recycled material and treasures found on the property.

 

 

Special Instructions

 

Specializing in unique handcrafted knives and jewelry, Dominic began his pursuit of blacksmithing at age 12 when he attended a blacksmithing course at Shelburne Museum. He built a workshop in his garage and has been making knives part time for seven years.

visit him on facebook here 

We will gladly pack and ship items to winning bidders. Please note that those costs will be applied separately and are not included in your winning bid.