Turksih knife-maker has eye on world record
SİVAS - Anatolia News Agency
Erdoğan Güzel is making the millimeter-long knives in his atelier in Sivas.Erdoğan Güzel, a knife maker in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, aims to enter the Guinness Book of Records with his millimeter-long knives. The master of the “Sivas Knife,” 67-year-old Güzel is known as “Papa Smurf” in the province and has made seven small knives, the smallest of which is 11.5 millimeters long and the biggest of which is 4.6 centimeters in length.
Güzel said, “I have produced the smallest knife in the world in order to promote the Sivas Knife to the world. The ones in the Guinness are bigger than mine. “
He said his knives were superior in terms of their decoration and steel quality. “According to information on the Internet, the smallest dagger was produced in a Japanese town. It entered the Guinness Book as the world’s smallest knife. It is 1.4 centimeters but mine is 1.1 centimeters. Also, the hunting knife in the Guinness Book is 2.2 centimeters, mine is 1.6 centimeters. They have made knives from their own culture … and I made the Ottoman knife,” Güzel said, asking for support to apply to the Guinness Book.