I am absolutely nuts about well made sculptural knives, mostly
folders, but not exclusively so, as you will see within this
a certain knife hits my eye and says, “nice composition”, I
just cave in and say, “yes”. I would speculate that anyone reading
this, thus far, would fully understand this.
As time goes by, my tastes change, my collector's itch grows
again, and I offer some of my current pieces for sale on the
open market. I do this to constrain my collecting within certain
sanity limits, and to justify my desire to keep my collection
within my own personal preset limits. MY
GOAL: To circulate some of my collection to new owners. Making
a profit is not my objective.
web offering is a result of my compulsive collecting. I think
that through all of the years spent in my former life (the antique
business), I have developed a good eye for scale, balance and
proportion in sculptural objects. This is just my opinion, of
As an "Honorary
Member of the Knifemakers Guild", together with a deep
admiration, appreciation and more than a casual association
with many top name professional knifemaker's, I have developed
some of the relationships, industry knowledge and a trained
understanding of how the long-term value in this form of collecting
is derived. The knives I buy are firstly, the ones that appeal
to my taste.
However, the pieces you find on this site that I've chosen to
collect and subsequently make available
from time to time are all of the finest materials and represent
the highest standards in this endeavor. If you purchase one
of the knives found on these pages, rest assured that they were
originally purchased through a collector's eye and have been
handled with the utmost of care.
Also, I am attending
8 shows this year (Las Vegas, Oregon, Solvang, Atlanta, Orlando,
Blade West, San Diego Invitational and New York). If you plan
to attend one of these, please look me up, as I would enjoy
Hope you enjoy my site and passion ... pretty weak for a grown
man to fall in love so easily and so often!