Monthly Archives: March 2013

//March
20 03, 2013

Major score!

This probably isn't very exciting to most people, but I got about 250 pounds of Walnut wood free off of Craigslist. I usually pay around $20 per pound for this stuff. Of course I'll have to figure out the best way to cut it up into knife handle material, but I do know this: lots [...]

18 03, 2013

New knife: The Arrow Knife

I finished a concept knife designed for Chef Edwin Bloodworth of The Gamekeeper in NC. Super light and sharp. To get this 11 inch paring / chef hybrid knife to weigh less than 140 grams I used carbon fiber arrows as pins to create a see through look in the Bocote wood. I took an [...]

4 03, 2013

My new oven. Paragon kiln.

I bought a used Paragon KM24D Heat Treat Oven this weekend. I know it's not very exciting unless you are a knife maker, but this improves my knife making ability a great deal. In the past I'd have to send out my knives to a blacksmith or someone with an oven like thisĀ  and wait [...]