INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
On the science and art of handmade knives.
A craftsman takes his work seriously. Whether he's building a fine watch, a luxury car, or a handmade knife, performance is the primary objective. But it's not the only objective.
As a bladesmith I try not only to select the highest quality materials for my knives, but to combine them in a way that creates balance, harmony, and aesthetic beauty in the finished product.
For more information on the materials I employ in my handmade knives please click on the link in the title.
Most of my knives cost between $200 and $2,000. Design, finish, and material choices are the largest determinants of the final price.
A small, forged carbon steel kitchen knife with exotic wood handle may cost as little as $300. The same knife with a damascus blade, like the one shown here, will cost closer to $400.
A damascus steel hunter, with a steel guard, sculpted wood handle and hand stitched leather sheeth may cost $600.
A complex damascus bowie with a 10 inch blade and all the fineries will probably cost in excess of $1,000.
Since each knife is handmade individually by me, with unique designs and materials as well as the highest quality steel and heat treatment, I may not be able to fit everyone's budget. But I will certainly do my best to build a knife you'll be proud to own and use; one that will demonstrate its value over a lifetime of use.
If you're interested in buying one of my knives, or discussing a special project, please feel free to call, email, or contact me through the website.
Some links to articles, photo galleries, makers, and organizations dedicated to handmade knives.