I started making knives recently, I'm working towards getting a full shop setup and hope to go full time with this venture. So far it's slow, getting work done when I can after work and weekends, saving for better equipment. But I love this stuff! 

I've been focusing on outdoor knives mostly so far, but plan to offer "tactical" versions as well. I'll be doing some wrapped, 550 cord, terro tuff and micarta with flared titanium tubes soonish. 

Take a look please! Any questions feel free to ask here or through PMs. 

 

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Nice!  Have you also considered making custom sheaths, new handles on old knives, etc.?  That kind of stuff can take skills and equipment that most of us don't have.

Really liking the top pic and the fourth one down. Reminiscent of a Scandi blade. I could find a use for something like that in about a 4.5” to 5” blade length with a deeper finger choil and G-10 or micarta scales. 

Dorsai posted:

Nice!  Have you also considered making custom sheaths, new handles on old knives, etc.?  That kind of stuff can take skills and equipment that most of us don't have.

Yessir! Depending on the request, I can do all of that! 

MOJONIXON posted:

Really liking the top pic and the fourth one down. Reminiscent of a Scandi blade. I could find a use for something like that in about a 4.5” to 5” blade length with a deeper finger choil and G-10 or micarta scales. 

Thank you! Those are different pictures of the same knife, it’s scandi ground 1084. That particular model I’m calling the SR-25 and has been very well received. I plan on making more of them in my next batch of knives! 

Cool, especially the stubby bushcraft designs with lots of belly. 

The style doesn't get the love it deserves and takes a back seat to stuff with sexier proportions....but, when  it's dark and cold, you're looking like the Michelin man with a headlamp, your hands are numb despite some ridiculous mitts, and you just need to carve a damn stick, it's the right tool.

Good luck on your journey.

 

senorlechero posted:
MOJONIXON posted:

Really liking the top pic and the fourth one down. Reminiscent of a Scandi blade. I could find a use for something like that in about a 4.5” to 5” blade length with a deeper finger choil and G-10 or micarta scales. 

Thank you! Those are different pictures of the same knife, it’s scandi ground 1084. That particular model I’m calling the SR-25 and has been very well received. I plan on making more of them in my next batch of knives! 

PM inbound to you, brother. 

Thank you all for the kind words! 

@Community Member that one's 4" blade 1/8" 1084  at 61RC from Peters Heat Treating, 4 1/4" handle with vintage canvas micarta, natural canvas pin and lanyard hole. .090 tan Boltaron(more heat resistant kydex) with eyelets spaced for a bunch of options, includes the 550 for belt loops. 

That particular one was a zero degree scandi 

All of your knives look great!  I really like the knife in the first picture, and in the seventh picture.  Are you taking orders at this time?  Are the sheaths included? 

Heat treating is one of the more difficult things to perfect though it seems like it should be fairly simple.

When you find someone who has worked out the voodoo and has a track record of consistency- you get out of their way and let them perform their art.

PARTICULARLY if you are trying to do things on a commercial level. 

Most knife guys are kinda like most of the members here... very picky, very bitchy, very experienced, very picky, and slightly OCD... did I mention picky?

It doesn't matter if DaVinci, Michelangelo or Hephaestus himself did the forge work if the heat treating is bad.

Everything that I have seen from Peters heat treating either on the web or in print has been good.

David

Very nice indeed.  Must be great to have the talent to do that.  Mine is most limited to mixing drinks and making sauces.

I'll be sure to get something from you as soon as my American Kami order comes in.  Which should be any day now.  Yep.  Any day.🤣

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