Rare and fleeting....because the upkeep required to maintain this beauty is significant and relentless....the cost is not only measured in dollars, but in an almost religious commitment in maintenance.
Originally Posted by NickWheeler
Don Fogg turned me on to Nick Wheeler about 7 years ago, stating that Nick held to Don's values and was willing to try and push it to another level. I have benefited greatly from knowing Nick and his work, and he has been a constant and steadfast companion in moving the knowledge and practice of top quality bladework to the new levels of achievement.
Nick will never be able to charge what his work is worth, and I doubt that the world in general will ever recognize that worth. That said, a few of us do and will, and that is enough for me.
It has been an absolute and total pleasure to know Nick and his work, and a simultaneous exercise in frustration and despair, and those that know....know.
Worth every penny.
Victory comes with the sword still in the scabbard
The Way of the warrior is a dying art