non-traditional, semi-functional object.
hand ground and polished rail spike handles with repurposed stainless steel fixed blades. each slightly different with each blade set in a roughly 5/8" deep notch and secured with jb cold weld. handles are cut down to approximately 4" and fitted with blades of similar length, sourced primarily from old pocket folders. created as an art object designed to exist on it's own, but still functional to a point.
previous editions include a raw-metal edition of 100. followed by a flat black edition of 25, and flat black half-fade edition of 15. the first 5 of a half-fade gold spray enamel edition available here now, final number tbd at a date tbd.
each rail spike knife ships with the blade secured in cardboard to prevent puncturing the packaging, and wrapped in bubble wrap. priority flat rate in the U.S.
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international orders ship wrapped in bubble wrap and fitted in a mailing tube. please be aware of your county's customs laws.