Modern ‘Little Mester’ at Portland Works, Sheffield

Michael May, who is making pocket knives in a workshop at Portland Works, Sheffield is featured in a series of photos by Christopher Thomond in a Guardian Photo Gallery which was published on 2nd November 2016. The Guardian Photo Gallery page can be found on-line here.

As a ‘modern little mester’, Michael has his own web site at

Michael was featured in an earlier article by David Bocking which was published in the Sheffield Telegraph in July 2016. This ST article is on-line here.

Much more information about Portland Works and the people working there can be found on the

Portland Works web site.

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