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Herucus Blomerus

Meet Herucus Blomerus from HB Custom Knives, our esteemed Knife Maker of the Month! 🇿🇦 With over 32 years of experience in the craft, Herucus has transformed his passion for knife making into a full-time profession. Specializing in custom handmade folding knives, he brings a unique blend of creativity, innovation, and engineering to each of his creations.

What sets Herucus’ handmade knives apart is his dedication to quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship. Drawing inspiration from his personal collection of over 400 knives, he ensures that each piece is not only functional but also a work of art that resonates with the collector.

As a mentee of André Thorburn, Herucus combines traditional techniques with modern innovation to produce knives that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional. Through face-to-face video calls, discussion sessions, and regular updates, he collaborates closely with knife collectors to bring their unique custom masterpieces to life.

But Herucus’ passion extends beyond the workshop. Through his Advanced Knife Making course, he mentors aspiring knife makers, sharing his expertise while providing a quintessentially South African experience. From the rugged landscapes of Kruger Park to the majestic Victoria Falls, participants not only refine their skills but also immerse themselves in the beauty and inspiration of Africa.

Join Herucus on his journey as he continues to craft functional art, drawing inspiration from the untamed nature and rich cultural heritage of Africa.

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