Robert Trimarchi is a bladesmith located in Footscray, Melbourne, Australia. Currently forgin g out of FML (Footscray Maker Lab) – a co-operative warehouse space with a great bunch of individuals making, creating, operating and pursuing their passions.
Making has always been a constant for Robert—from wood and metal work to bladesmithing—an ongoing obsession since 2014. Robert is now lucky enough to call bladesmithing his full time profession. It’s a multifaceted craft that requires a lot of discipline. Rules can be challenged, but not without a thorough understanding so as to deliver a high-quality end result.
All knives are made in house from start to finish with a strong focus on traditional techniques via san mai and pattern welded steel. There are two main methods of knife making, forged and stock removal
His knives are highly coveted and hard to get. Wait times or often over a year for a custom order. Each knife comes with a small bottle of camellia oil and handle paste.
Length - 358 mm (14.1 in.)
Weight- 210 g (7.4 oz)
Edge Length- 204 mm (8 in.)
Heel Height - 50 mm
Steel Type - 1.2519
HRC - 62- 63
Cladding - Wrought Iron
Bevel - Double
Handle - Ancient Bog Oak
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use