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7-inch Hidden Tang

This knife began life as a mistake, with a big notch (from a bolt-hole and pan-head countersink) in the cutting edge. So, it was re-ground to become what you see here. This is the first example you’ve seen here, of … Continue reading

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Another Bowie–Walnut Dymondwood and S30V

This knife turned out especially nice. Here are some pictures. 7-inch blade, swedged clip, 1/4″ thick, S30V steel, bead-blasted non-reflective finish; Walnut Dymondwood handle, mortised tang. Weight of knife: 12 oz. Sold.

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Dad’s First Twin Knives

After at least two years of spare moments, I am thrilled to be able to present the first two knives my father has made. These knives are his projects, intended to give him the experience of the entire process of … Continue reading

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4-inch Birdseye Drop-point Knife

This mortised, hidden-tang knife is made from 1095 high carbon steel. The finish is hand-rubbed to 600 grit. Handle is birdseye maple.

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7-inch Bowie Knife

One-third the weight of my Classic Bowie, this knife is based on the smaller, lighter bowie-style knives that have filled a prominent place on the belts of cowboys, prospectors, frontiersmen, and hunters. Made of simple 1095 High Carbon steel with … Continue reading

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Ontario Knife Company Kukri, with Custom Handle and Custom Sheath

Gurkha Genius… …American Manufacture… …Hand Craftsmanship If you’ve never used a Kukri, it is hard to understand how much more comfortable it is when chopping heavy wood, than a straight blade.  The geometry takes the shock of impact away from … Continue reading

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Semi-Primitive, Grinderless Scandinavian-style Full-Tang Knife Project

This project began a year or more ago.  Every now and then, a knifemaker gets an urge to get away from the belt grinder, and try to do something the way an ordinary person with limited equipment could do it–relatively … Continue reading

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