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  • Blade8

    More Blade Show prep

    It has been a long few weeks but I can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel…. The Black Dolphins and White Swans are completed and here are some quick pics:   I’ll post more pics of them in a few days. I have been working on the next series which are […]

  • Blade6

    Preparing for Blade Show

    In a little over 2 weeks we will be heading to Atlanta for the Blade Show. It is the largest knife show in the world and if you get a chance to go, you should! Here is a link to the show’s website for more details: http://www.bladeshow.com/ I have started making the knives I will […]

  • Update on the midtech project

    The knives were posted for sale on Monday May 2nd late morning and sold out within hours. Valerie was able to ship all of them on Tuesday and Wednesday so it all went very smoothly. Thank you very much to everyone who supported this first project; we truly appreciate it and we hope you are […]

  • M38

    Proud to introduce the new midtech!

    This project has been on the book for a very very very long time. I have been watching the industry very closely and seeing how it has changed over the years. Within the past 3 years makers have been using the term “midtech” to describe what are essentially production knives. I have been wanting to […]

  • TN14

    I guess I forgot about the blog!

    My apologies about the lack of updating here; between Facebook, Instagram and my forum on the USN I try to keep everyone up to date on what I am doing. I will try to keep a schedule of weekly blog posts to recap what I may have been posting elsewhere. Last week I finished a […]

  • Summer update

    You are probably wondering what I am up to since I have been so quiet. After Blade a few friends came over to hang out at the new place, then we went on a well deserved vacation to come back to a few trees struck by lightning on our property! Why are all these things […]

  • Blade Show Teaser

    In a few days the knife world will converge towards Atlanta to attend the largest knife show in the world. Manufacturers, knifemakers, purveyors, collectors will fill the halls of the Cobb Galleria Center for 3 days of selling, buying, trading, show & tell and camaraderie. This year again I will be sharing a booth with […]

  • NewSpacers

    New hardware!

    I am excited about the new hardware which is starting to show up on my knives! Many years ago I came up with the idea of having a bunch of stand-off as spacers in my folders. I had a quantity of them manufactured by a machine shop and when I finished them I moved on […]

  • Preparing for the 2014 Blade Show

    The 2014 edition of the Blade show will take place in Atlanta June 6th, 7th and 8th at the Cobb Galeria Convention Center. I will be sharing a booth with Hogue as I have been in the past few years. Our booths are located against the back wall of the convention center. Here is a […]

  • Visit to the Hogue plant

    Back in March I made the trip to Paso Robles, CA for a visit to Hogue. I had not been in almost a year so it was way overdue. So much has changed since my last visit! They now have a pro shop and it is very well stocked; not only do they carry everything […]

  • Photos of the New Shop

    The house we found has a detached 2 car garage with a room above that was perfect for the shop and office. Putting up a couple of walls allowed me to create a separate room for all the dirty, grit and dust kicking operations. The main room has my workbench, mills, lathe, jig-bore, lapping machine, […]

  • JackFB4-1

    Introducing my new line of Midtech knives

    I have been wanting to do this series for many years but never had enough time to pursue it. This series of midtechs will be called the Jack after the Recon Jack of all Trades. All of midetchs are designed by me, parts are CNC machined, I will then examine, do the final fit and […]