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May 28, 2015
Clocking on at the start of a shift. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Clocking on at the start of a shift. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker maintaining a machine that sharpens steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker maintaining a machine that sharpens steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker cooling himself down due to the heat from the furnace. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker cooling himself down due to the heat from the furnace. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker posing for a portrait. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker posing for a portrait. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A Made in Britain sticker. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A Made in Britain sticker. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker riding his bike during his tea break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker riding his bike during his tea break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker making wooden handles. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A worker making wooden handles. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The forman handling hot steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The forman handling hot steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers relaxing on their lunch break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers relaxing on their lunch break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers relaxing on their lunch break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers relaxing on their lunch break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers having a smoke break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers having a smoke break. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A workers bashing hot steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

A workers bashing hot steel. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Pin up girls in the workspace. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Pin up girls in the workspace. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Finished Commando knives ready for shipping to America. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Finished Commando knives ready for shipping to America. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

J Adams logo on a finished knife. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

J Adams logo on a finished knife. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Knives being boxed for shipping. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Knives being boxed for shipping. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

An indoor view of J Adams Knives and Cutlers. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

An indoor view of J Adams Knives and Cutlers. J Adams and Sons manufacture a range of military and cooking knives out of steel using traditional hand based production methods. The family business employs around 16 people part time and has been passed down from son to son for three generations. Much of the knives are exported for the American market. J, Adams and Sons Cutlers and Knives factory, Sheffield centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk