Hey, thank you so much, Ryan.
I'm honoured that you've provided me with this opportunity to contribute a small part to Adam and Haley's rebuild- to get them back where they belong... behind the anvil and forge!
One of the more tragic of stories to come from news of this calamity, is the fact that the two dogs who were part of the Desrosiers family perished in the fire.
I'm going to design two knives; a delicate hunter/caping knife, and a burly trail blazing knife. I need to find out some more about the shop dogs, as their story will infuse the design, but you will certainly see hints of the Desrosiers approach to design. These patterns will be one off, not to ever be reproduced, unless to help get Adam and Haley back into fighting form.
I'll try and keep it very simple, since Ryan has already given so much. 1095 with hamon and etch, slab handles. Maybe we'll be able to get a sheathmaker to contribute. If not, I might take on that role.