KAIS3R-9's avatar
21 Watchers26.2K Page Views75 Deviations

What IS a craft worth?

What IS a craft worth?

So, some time ago I had a visitor to my page who felt that $60 was grossly overpriced for a blacksmith's knife and accompanying sheath.  I won't get into the petty personal attacks that were made, but his assertion was essentially that I should be able to turn out such a knife in 10 minutes, give it a fine finish, and sell it for $10. I knew this was nonsense from the start, but it's hard to shake off that brand of vindictive criticism from someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the subject.  I've checked and rechecked my pricing, and for these high carbon knives I'm pretty sure I'm cheating myself blind.  I've just now rechecked Etsy



KAIS3R-9 is not a Group Admin yet
Groups they admin or create will appear here
Artist // Hobbyist // Artisan Crafts
  • Oct 9
  • United States
  • Deviant for 10 years
  • He / Him
Super Albino: Llamas are awesome! (163)
My Bio
Current Residence: Georgia
deviantWEAR sizing preference: med
Favourite genre of music: I'm open minded/eared
Favourite style of art: epic/awesome/badass
Operating System: windows 7
Personal Quote: say not with words, what can be said with explosives
I MAKE METAL ART, ARMOR, WEAPONS, and MORE. check out my journal or ASK for more info

Favourite Games
COD Black Ops 2
Favourite Gaming Platform
XBox 360 gamertag= METAL KAIS3R
Tools of the Trade
hands, fire, hammer, anvil, tongs, chisels, Dremel (rotary) Tool, glass, duck tape, WD-40, super glue
Other Interests
weapons, making stuff, destroying stuff, eating, sleeping
I'm still alive, just very busy. I will try to put some pics up this week



I HAVE ADDED STUFF!!! im going to submit MORE stuff soon [within 2 weeks] stuff may include the following (in no specific order); = Pensi art - probably not = warhammer updates- highly probable = abstract art - no = metal work - yes = tools - yes = pants - no = no pants - YES! = my room - the floor = awkwardness - built-in = sexy parties - in progress = the letter "A" = naughty tentacles - we can only hope = puppies - deep fried PS - FUCK YOU LITTLE BLINKING LINE FROM HELL!!! FUCK YOU AND YOUR ENDLESS GAME OF "Peek-a-boo"!!! STOP MOCKING ME!!!!!

Comments 1K

Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In
LokirusHobbyist Digital Artist
kalmanbariHobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for the watch :D
GadgetsmithHobbyist Artisan Crafter

Haven't heard from you in forever, so I Thought I'd stop by.

You do metalwork now?  Forge kickass knives!

How's stuff?
KAIS3R-9Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
iv always done blacksmithing and metalwork, but i now have a diploma and several certificates in welding, and im currently making a batch of 24 special edition custom knives as prizes for donators on my friends twitch stream
GadgetsmithHobbyist Artisan Crafter
That stuff sounds awesome!

What's his twitch?  What does he do on there?  Chances are, - nope, nevermind.  Found it.  Kanto?  Like, Pokemon stuff?

I still never update this site.  It's always been such a pain, and ever since that annoying number-sign carp it puts on everything I do, I Realize I have that many more reasons not to bother.

I send lots of people lots of e-mails containing My newer stuff, however.
Thank's for the Fav !
AudentiaGuildProfessional Artisan Crafter
May your steel ring true!