Gyuto knife by Luc Mendez

   The other day an old high school buddy of mine, Luis, gave me a call. It’s been awhile since we spoke, none the less we caught up and  spoke about our current ventures in life. Luis tells me, after high school, he went on and pursued a career in the culinary industry, and to show his love for his passion, he wanted to permanently commemorate his favorite tool of his trade. A gyuto knife. He brought it with him and asked if I could tattoo his exact knife on him. With… Read More

Traditional compass by Luc 

  For many, the first time a person walks into a tattoo shop to get tattooed, they don’t know what to expect. A certain uneasy gut wrenching feeling of nervousness sets in. This is definatly one of the most exciting moments anyone will ever experience. This was certainly the case for Austin, a Hollywood beach native, who this past Sunday, walked in the shop looking to get his first tattoo. He knew he wanted a traditional piece, but he wasn’t too sure on the actual design. Fortunate for him,  Cool hand Luc loves to… Read More