hand-forged cheese slicer

by Al Stephens
Handmade
Recycled
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Say Cheese

Get a handle on cheese with this hand-forged, steel slicer. Hammered from recycled steel using traditional blacksmithing techniques by Al Stephens in Northern Alabama, its hefty weight and arched shape slices through hard and soft cheeses alike with sharp, clean strokes. Rich with craftsmanship, form and function, this rustic piece is meant for lifelong use.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
19536
Made from
metal, recycled steel
Measurements
5.5" L x 4.5" W
Notes
Hand wash recommended. Includes metal cutting wire.
  • the maker
Al Stephens

Al Stephens

After almost 20 years of high-production industry work in St. Louis, MO, Al Stephens discovered the art of blacksmithing while on a visit to an historic Illinois site.

Volunteering in his park's 19th century blacksmith shop trained him in time-honored techniques that earned him full-time blacksmithing employment. His success in creating contemporary hand-forged items has extended from retail to gallery settings.

This diverse background of trade work, historic technique and modern shop knowledge serves as the foundation for his one-of-a-kind, hand-forged steel items.

In 2000, Stephens launched his own shop in Pennsylvania. Currently, his home and shop are based in Alabama.

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