West Cork Craft and Design Guild - A guide to some of Ireland's finest craftwork.

Rory Conner

Rory Conner, a self-taught knife-maker, perfected his skills at the US workshop of master craftsman Bob Loveless.

He produces excellent cutlery, combining traditional methods with hi-tech processes and materials, including quality stainless and tool steels, solid brass, hardwoods from managed forests and high-grade laminates.

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Rory has been working in West Cork for the past thirteen years, and is one of the few professional cutlers in Ireland. He has received numerous awards and much publicity for his work. His knives cover a wide spectrum from table cutlery and kitchen work to outdoor pursuits such as fishing, sailing and camping. He also custom-makes knives from clients' own descriptions or drawings, and specialised knives for various crafts.

The workshop is open to visitors from 10am-6pm most days.

Ballylickey • Bantry • West Cork • Ireland

Tel: 027 - 50032

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