Railroad Spike Oyster Knives

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Railroad Spike Oyster Knives

I like these hand-forged oyster knives from Kirk Davis and Michael Waller of Carolina Shuckers enough to actually consider eating a raw oyster, so long as I got to use one to open it, first. Reminds me of the work of Tai Goo. [via Dude Craft]

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16 thoughts on “Railroad Spike Oyster Knives

  1. Chrome6 says:

    Hopefully these gentlemen will come to Maker Faire NC- nice work!

  2. thecarpe says:

    Hopefully they will figure out that the entirety of their website is hard-coded to someone’s machine rather than to the URL it is supposed to point to. The blank white pages are breathtaking, don’t get me wrong, but that’s a pretty amateur web design mistake.

    “What? I can see it on my machine?”

    1. colleen says:

      @TheCarpe Dude. Whitespace. Design fundamentals. ;)

  3. kancho420 says:

    @ thecarpe lol looks like someone left the images in their my documents folder


  4. Bill says:

    I think the link is wonky…try http://carolinashuckers.com/

    1. Sean Ragan says:

      TY! Updated!

  5. Becky Stern says:

    Sean, you don’t know what you’re missing. Oysters are delicious and I would nom so many of them with one of these knives.

  6. john lamonica says:

    give them a break ,there blacksmiths not computer dudes! there talent is from the past and web sites are from now

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