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Some new updates

I’ve done a complete update of the website.  There are lots of new pictures in the folding knives, fixed blade knives, and kitchen knives pages.  Check them all out.  Here is a small sample of what you’ll find inside. I … Continue reading

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More forged knives and a new low-cost option

Even though I have been pretty busy with other endeavors lately, I’ve also squeezed in some time for turning out a few more forged knives. Here is one example. I was really happy with the way this one turned out … Continue reading

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Forging and Leather Work

Though I started with forged knives, I have been doing a lot of stock removal blades for some time.  But I love forged knives and I have shifted back to doing more of them lately.  Here are the latest two. … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 4

So far in this WIP series, I have built the rough handle, ground and heat treated the blade, and shaped the handle and finished the blade.  At this point, the knife is structurally complete.  It could be sharpened and used … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 3

In the first installment of this series, I went through building the rough handle for a Barlow-style liner locking folding knife.  The blade was cut out, fitted to the handle, ground, and heat treated in part two.  This section will … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 2

In the first installment of this series, I went through building the rough handle for a Barlow-style liner locking folding knife.  Now it is time to make the blade.  This very unique custom knife will have a sheepsfoot blade.  Here … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 1

I am working on an order for a customer who saw my first Barlow-style liner locking folding knife and asked me to make a similar knife.  The starting point is the pattern which I have designed and cut out in … Continue reading

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Earthquake

This was a very stange day.  Most people know by now that there was a 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Virginia.  At work in Washington DC, I felt the building shake vigorously.  I’ve only been in one other earthquake and that … Continue reading

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New knife design, new handle material

I recently finished a knife for a Knife in the Hat (KITH).  A KITH is an online event on a knifemaking forum where a knife theme is chosen, each participant makes a knife, and at the end a drawing is … Continue reading

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