Tag Archives: knifemaking

Handmade Knife Patterns and Profiles

What do you want your knife to look like?  Your knife pattern should reflect not only the function you desire, but an aesthetic that is your own.  In past articles, I have shown an affinity for Asian-inspired blades.  Likely, that … Continue reading

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Rebuilding My “Knife Shop”

Since last year’s BLADE Show, I have concentrated some of my spare time into making knives from the materials I purchased there (see last posting).  It has been slow going because I am rebuilding my small shop of tools, which … Continue reading

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BLADE Show 2016 and a Different Path

This year’s BLADE Show was transformational for me.  For the last four years, I have attended as a writer, with the job of interviewing people and taking photographs.  Maxpedition bag slung over one shoulder, I wandered into the Cobb Galleria … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Knives

A few years ago, I had some time and some tools, so I decided to make my own knife.  Back then, I needed a heavy duty knife/pry bar.  The knife you see above is the first one I made.  I … Continue reading

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