Welcome, and thank you for your interest in my work.
My experience in metal work begins as a teenager in Europe.
I am now a full-time knifemaker living in upstate New York.
I'm a voting member of the
Knife Makers Guild and an
American BladeSmith Society
"Master Smith". My work has won several awards
over the past years and has been featured
in "Blade Magazine"
I am proud to have had one of my pieces featured on the cover of the
"Knives '99 Annual" and the cover of the Dec 2000 issue of "Blade".
KnifeMaking Classes - 2016
The School of Knife and Tomahawk Making
Classes in knifemaking, bladesmithing, forging and engraving, in small groups where you can
gain hands-on experience in my well equipped 4,400 square foot shop
Weekend and one week clasees for both forged and stock removal methods.
Folders, straight knives, tomahawks.
Blacksmithing, Engraving & Inlay, Carving.
Blade Forging, Grinding & Heat-treating Combination Class
Oct 1 - 2 2016 Sat-Sun
Oct 29 - 30 2016 Sat-Sun
Basic Leather Sheath Making - 1 day Class
Nov 5 2016 Sat
Introduction to Damascus
Dec 3 - 4 2016 Sat-Sun
Now Available !
I am honored to serve as BLADE Magazine field editor and to co-author their monthly "Question & Answer" column with ABS master smith Wayne Goddard.
Most of my knives and tomahawks are one-of-a-kind designs some with
carvings in ivory, pearl and damascus steel. All my knives and hawks
are functional working pieces, most are differentially heat treated
and triple quenched.
They will perform extremely well for their intended tasks.
Pictured on these pages is a sampling of these works, along with information
on currently available pieces.
I also offer a few
made by myself, with the same care and patience as my one-of-a-kind pieces.
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. I will do my best
to provide a knife that lives up to your expectations.