Ernest Wright & Sons of Sheffield, is one of the last remaining hand-manufacturers of scissors. The short film here documents 'Putter' Cliff Denton, literally a putter togetherer of scissors. This film is part of Storying Sheffield, part funded by the Arts & Humanities department under Professor Brendan Stone at The University of Sheffield.
There are varying levels of craftsmanship. For our own part, we're tracking
- Grand Master-Craftsman
Definitions are still sorting themselves out, but Cliff came to our attention and we had to share. As perhaps the best in the world in one medium in one industry, Mr. Denton could be the very best at putting these scissors together. As they say, choose wisely what you choose to become expert in. A lifetime is a very short span to attempt one, let alone two.