Gord Peteran

“I’ve often wondered what separates us from beasts—other beasts, that is. Tools?”

“God I love the smell of cast iron!”

“While a deliciously sensual action, this is also an aggressive act.”

“It’s a lovely sound, when the blade is sharp. It’s like a musical instrument, really.”

“I can field-strip, sharpen, tune, and reload one of these babies in under a minute—perhaps less if I had to.”


Wood Plane


Hand Tool


Subtract Material

“The artwork you see here is more like a proposition, a proposition that the blade is mightier than the sword or the pen.”