La Antigua Fragua

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La Antigua Fragua, Argentina.

1° Contemporary cutlery – Fondo Nacional de Artes

1° Contemporary cutlery – Fondo Nacional de Artes

On September 4, 2014, the National Handicrafts Competition of the Fondo Nacional de las ARrtes was held, in which I was fortunate to be awarded with the 1st prize on Contemporary knife item. The work presented was, the "Chelco", a damascus steel blade twisted of 3...

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SICAC 2009

SICAC 2009

October 2 & 3, 2009: the 20th edition of the SICAC (Salon International du Couteau d’Art et de Collection) took place at the “Maison du la Mutualite”, Paris, woth over 130 exhibitors from 23 different countries. It was a very enriching experience. It was the first...

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Man vs. meteorite

Man vs. meteorite

Video made a few years ago, where I forged a damascus steel knife of meteorite. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAbIf3Li1go

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1st Prize: Traditional knives – Forge

1st Prize: Traditional knives – Forge

I gratitude with the 15° Salon Nacional de Creatividad y Diseño Artesanal authorities for awarding with 1° Prize: Traditional Knives - Forge - Metals sector and a special mention in order to value my work.    

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The Lord of the Knives

The Lord of the Knives

Guillermo Mendoza, "The Lord of the Knives". By Emilio Villarino Photos: Rafael Buding Published in Argentime Magazine, January 2009.

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El señor de los cuchillos – La Nación

El señor de los cuchillos – La Nación

I thank the journalist Alejandro Schang Viton, the photographer Mauro Roll and of course my friend Agostino Agamben, for making this article possible. Here's the link so they can read it: http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1495035-el-senor-de-los-cuchillos

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