20–30 September 2018

Digital Mesters: Advanced Manufacturing for 21st Century Knives – exhibition

An exhibition that combines digital metal printing technologies with the craft skills of Sheffield.

Sheffield is famous for its long history of knife making. Now the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has teamed up with Sheffield cutler Stuart Mitchell to create a new era of bespoke printed knives.

See also: Advanced Manufacturing for 21st Century Knives – official launch event


The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a world-class centre for research into advanced manufacturing technologies used in the aerospace, automotive, medical and other high-value manufacturing sectors. The AMRC has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and is a model for collaborative research involving universities, academics and industry worldwide.

Lead academic: Dr Andy Bell – University of Sheffield

Collaborators: Carole Baugh and Stuart Mitchell – Freeman College/Butcher Works Gallery